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  • 26 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has installed the HelWin1 offshore platform in the North Sea, marking the successful completion of a significant stage in German grid connection projects. HelWin1 will link the two offshore wind farms Nordsee Ost and Meerwind to the mainland. Using the Siemens technology installed on the platform, the alternating current power generated by the wind […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Electricity transmission system operator, Tennet, has secured EUR 500 million from the European Investment Bank to fund offshore grid connections in the North Sea. Tennet will construct and maintain three separate offshore grid connections, HelWin1, SylWin1 and DolWin1, to the German Electricity Grid. „By developing offshore grid connections and linking wind farms to the German […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has now handed over HelWin1, the second North Sea grid connection in quick succession, to TenneT. The German-Dutch transmission system operator has now also put this grid connection into commercial operation. Located around 85 kilometers off the German coast, northwest of the island of Helgoland, the grid connection can transmit up to 576 megawatts […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Grid Connection

    TenneT, the European electricity transmission system operator, fully commissioned converter station HelWin 1. The company made the announcement on Friday. HelWin 1 is a 576 MW converter station that will transport electricity produced by two 288 MW wind farms, Nordsee Ost and Meerwind Ost/Sud, to the grid. Made by Siemens, HelWin 1 is connected to […]

  • 4 November 2011

    Nordic Yards, manufacturer of technologically sophisticated and innovative special ships and maritime structures, brings the HelWin alpha offshore platform to dock at its Wismar yard. The self-erecting transformer platform is being built for Siemens Energy in separate sections at Wismar and Warnemünde. The HelWin alpha is almost identical in design to the BorWin beta offshore […]

  • 1 September 2013

    VIDEO: DolWin Alpha Installation  The DolWin alpha converter platform has been installed in the North Sea. Siemens Successfully Installs HelWin1 Platform (Germany)   Siemens has installed the HelWin1 offshore platform in the North Sea, marking the successful completion of a significant stage in German grid connection projects. UK: Samsung’s 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine Reaches NAREC’s […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Grid Connection

    TenneT Offshore GmbH has issued a tender for the technical planning of an onshore cable route as part of the planning approval process for the BorWin6 offshore grid connection in the German North Sea. The tender includes the technical planning of the country route of the BorWin6 cable system, which lands in Neuenkoog (Büsum) and […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has handed over the first North Sea grid connection, BorWin2, to TenneT following successful completion of test runs. The offshore platform of the BorWin2 grid connection is located around 100 kilometers off the German coast – northwest of the island of Borkum, after which the project was named. “This is the first offshore grid […]

  • 3 November 2010
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has won five-year maintenance contracts for the two North Sea grid connections BorWin2 and HelWin1 after getting the contracts for… (smartmeters) [mappress] Source: smartmeters, November 03, 2010;

  • 18 April 2013

    Tuesday evening, an employee of a contractor working for transmission grid operator TenneT suffered a severe injury during work at sea on the HelWin1 offshore grid connection project. The employee’s life is not in danger. The responsible authorities have been informed about the accident. TenneT is in close contact with the authorities and project stakeholders […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has installed the BorWin2 offshore platform in the North Sea northwest of the island of Borkum. This marks Siemens’ achievement of the second crucial milestone in the German grid connection projects under contract with the German-Dutch network operator TenneT. Siemens had already erected its first converter platform for the HelWin1 connection off Heligoland in the […]

  • 7 January 2013

    SeaRenergy Offshore has been selected by Siemens for the transportation and installation of two HVDC converter platforms for the offshore wind cluster BorWin 2 and HelWin 1 in the North Sea. The platforms which consist of a base frame and a topside shall be towed from Nordic Yards in Wismar and Warnemünde to the designated […]

  • 21 April 2013

    VIDEO: EWICON ‒ Bladeless Windmill ecanoo Architects designed the model EWICON (Electrostatic WIndenergy CONvertor) using technology developed by researchers Johan Smit and Dhiradj Djairam from the Delft University of Technology in a consortium with Wageningen UR and commercial companies in an economy-ecology-government partnership program context. EWEA: Is German Offshore Wind Under Threat? European Wind Energy […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Petrofac has won a €40 million contract from Siemens Energy to provide support during the commissioning phase of two offshore wind converter station platforms in the German North Sea. It is the first contract win since Petrofac established Petrofac Deutschland GmbH in November 2012 to take advantage of the growing offshore wind market. Petrofac will […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Cuxport has signed an agreement with Siemens covering logistics operations for services for the following offshore converter platforms: BorWin 2, HelWin 1, HelWin 2 and SylWin 1. The long-term contract will come into effect in May this year. The agreement covers the acceptance, storage and picking of a wide variety of goods, packing and unpacking […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    After successful testing, grid operator TenneT and Siemens have now initiated the trial run of the BorWin2 direct current link. After several weeks of trial operation, the grid link will be able to go into controlled operation in the first few months of 2015. With a transmission capacity of 800 megawatts (MW), the BorWin2 grid […]

  • 20 October 2015

    The German Government has set a target to have 6.5 gigawatts of offshore wind power capacity installed by 2020. In Germany the offshore grid network has been beset with problems and delays but is eventually taking off and 2015 will prove to be a major link up year for TenneT the Dutch/German TSO responsible for […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dutch-German grid operator TenneT has awarded Prysmian Group with a three-year service level agreement covering reactive maintenance operations of its HVAC and HVDC submarine and land assets. “We are delighted to support TenneT in fulfilling its asset management strategy, designed to reduce to the minimum the cable downtime during the asset lifetime. This award confirms the […]

  • 4 February 2013

    Germany’s ambitious transformation of the energy supply system: the “Energiewende” offers a wide range of challenges and opportunities for innovative businesses in the development of new technology. And therefore for Pontis. Recently, Pontis was commissioned to develop and deliver high tech equipment for the installation of 2 offshore converter stations (BorWin2 & HelWin1). These +30.000 […]

  • 24 May 2011

      Nordic Yards, manufacturer of technologically sophisticated and innovative special ships and maritime structures, starts construction of the second offshore transformer platform for Siemens Energy today at its Wismar yard. The HelWin alpha platform will be built in separate sections at Wismar and Warnemünde and provide work for up to 450 employees over the course […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has bought minority stakes in joint venture companies related to the operation of four grid connection systems in the German sector of the North Sea: BorWin1, BorWin2, HelWin2, and DolWin2.

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT Holding B.V. has launched and priced another Green Bond issue under its green bond program of EUR 1 billion.

  • 29 April 2013

    Last week Pontis successfully finalized the extensive seafastening project for the installation of the offshore converter stations BorWin2 & HelWin1. Pontis was responsible for the project management, covering design, production, assembly and disassembly of the fixtures. A complex project, given the large number of stakeholders, the size and weight of the materials and the substantial […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, will showcase its comprehensive range of products and technologies, specifically dedicated to High Voltage underground and submarine power transmission, at the 2012 Biannual Session of CIGRE (the International Council on Large Electrical Systems, one of the key worldwide bodies operating in the […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) signs several contracts with cable suppliers and installers for upcoming Offshore Wind Interconnector installations.  In the beginning of 2012, OMM signed several contracts with cable suppliers and installers for the upcoming Offshore Wind Interconnector installations (BorWin2, HelWin1, Dolwin1, SylWin1, Helwin2) for auxiliary works and supply and management of Guard Vessels. OMM […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has handed over HelWin2, the fourth North Sea grid link, to the customer TenneT. This marks the start of commercial operation of the grid connection by the German-Dutch transmission grid operator. There are now four Siemens grid links with a transmission capacity of over 2.9 gigawatts (GW) installed in the North Sea which together […]