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  • 16 June 2010
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance

    Nearly 500 people braved the weather to experience Vattenfall’s Lillgrund Offshore Wind Farm from close-by on one of the twelve trips…   Stina Kindberg Piironen (ewea) [mappress] Source: ewea, June  15, 2010;

  • 6 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Vattenfall has selected Fred. Olsen Windcarrier to supply a crew transfer vessel (CTV) to service the 110MW Lillgrund offshore wind farm in Sweden.

  • 24 May 2013
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Since May 12, the Lillgrund offshore wind farm has been standing still. The work to repair the export cable – which transmits the electricity from the wind farm to the substation on land – is underway. “Our focus is to replace the damaged section of the cable as soon as possible and get the production […]

  • 15 December 2011

    In connection with the service of turbines at Lillgrund Offshore Wind Farm, GEO carried out a Site Clearance Survey for a jack-up platform installation. GEO conducted a sidescan sonar survey at two foundations in order to identify objects that could hinder the installation of the jack-up platform. GEO was contracted by Siemens Wind Power A/S. […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of Swedish onshore wind power companies have raised their voices against a separate new support system for offshore wind power. According to them, it is an expensive and unnecessary way to increase the share of renewable energy in Sweden, since the same benefits can be achieved through onshore wind power. Arise, Swedish developer of onshore […]

  • 22 September 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    On Thursday Vattenfall inaugurates Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm. This is a milestone in the development of renewable energy for a sustainable society. For Vattenfall, it is a springboard to the future – both to the British market and to large-scale offshore wind power. Only some two years after the […]

  • 5 April 2013

    One of the world’s largest installation vessels will be used to install offshore wind farm DanTysk’s 80 turbines in the North Sea. The Pacific Osprey operated by Danish company Swire Blue Ocean was named in a ceremony on 3 April. Vattenfall and its partner Stadtwerke München are investing a little over EUR 1 billion in […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The wind power sector is growing and Vattenfall is continually expanding its presence in the booming industry. Wind power is one of the areas where the company intends to increase its investments in the years ahead. 15 June is Global Wind Day, a good opportunity to look at the importance of wind power throughout the […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Fred. Olsen United is one of those few players that plays a role in almost all aspects of the offshore wind industry and is able to offer a fully integrated turnkey solution. This diverse company has been active in the offshore wind industry since the early days and is now uniting capabilities to provide a single interface with the client. In 2007, installation […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries will manufacture an offshore substation (OSS) for the Sandbank offshore wind farm in close cooperation with their long term partners on the fabrication of substations – Semco Maritime and ISC. Bladt Industries has signed an EPCI contract for the fabrication of the OSS for the upcoming Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm. The contract is signed with the […]

  • 7 December 2015

    K2 Management has been awarded with a contract from Sønderborg Forsyning, a local Danish utility covering the municipality of Sønderborg, which is planning to build a 100-120MW nearshore wind farm. The wind farm is a part of “Project Zero” making the local community CO2 neutral by 2029. K2 Management will in the initial phase support with […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall will invest a quarter of its planned EUR 16.6 billion into European offshore wind projects through the 2012-2016 period. Probably, the most of the EUR 4.2 billion amount will be invested in offshore wind sector in Germany and the UK, the Windpower Monthly news site informs. While waiting for the DanTysk offshore wind station’s completion, […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    CWind has invested in what is the company’s largest crew transfer vessel (CTV) to date, a 2015-built, 24.7 metre catamaran, re-named to CWind Phantom.

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The winners of the tender to build the Hibikinada nearshore wind farm off Kitakyushu, Japan, have established a special purpose company (SPC) – Hibiki Wind Energy.

  • 27 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Vessels

    Rotterdam-based law firm AKD says the lack of an unambiguous term to describe a ‘ship’ in several jurisdictions represents a potential threat to asset security for financiers, particularly in the offshore and renewable energy sectors. AKD partner Haco van der Houven van Oordt says: “In many jurisdictions, including the US and the UK, there appears […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    As reported by the Associated Press, the potential of the project, aimed at developing wind turbines in the U.S., situated off the Virginia cost and encompassing circa 113,000 acres in the Atlantic Ocean, has been recognized by numerous investors including European ones. The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, in charge of supervising offshore wind […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Marubeni Corp led group is planning to build floating a test wind farm off the coast Fukushima Prefecture, reports Jiji Press. The project is planned to generate 12 MW after its completion in 2016. This would supply the needs of more than 100,000 households. Besides Marubeni, the consortium members are Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, Nippon […]

  • 12 March 2010
    Environment

    Off-shore wind turbines may be placed in the ocean south of Rhode Island without major harm to bird populations, according to the…   [mappress] Source: jamestownpress, March 11, 2010;

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick will lead a coalition of the Commonwealth’s government and industry leaders on an innovation partnership mission to Denmark, the United Kingdom and France to expand opportunities between the Commonwealth and these three European countries for economic development and job creation in the innovation economy, clean tech, digital gaming, financial services, […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    MECAL, founding member of Wind Minds, has announced the signature of a Framework Agreement with Swancor Ltd. regarding the provision of its services for Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan.  Formosa 1 OWF is expected to be Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm with installed capacity of approximately 130 MW. MECAL has provided consultancy services to […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Danish firm SSP Technologies Holding ApS, a portfolio company of Ventizz Capital Fund IV, LP (“Ventizz IV”), has ended a legal dispute with PNE Wind AG via an amicable settlement. The dispute, which began in 2009, was in relation to the acquisition of the Danish rotor blade specialist SSP in 2008. Alongside an arrangement […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall and its partner Wallenstam have cancelled the Taggen offshore wind project in Sweden after the Swedish Armed Forces said no to the wind farm. ”Of course, it is regrettable that we are now forced to put down a large renewable energy project that we, together with Wallenstam, have been developing for […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Following a competitive tendering process conducted on behalf of one of the big six energy companies by ECOSSE SUBSEA SYSTEMS, industrial supply company OAASIS GROUP LTD was awarded a two year framework agreement by the energy company to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) and maintenance, repair and operational equipment and consumables (MRO) for the wind […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch utility Nuon, part of Vattenfall, has started dismantling the four turbines at the 2MW Lely wind farm in the IJsselmeer. The wind farm, located some 800 metres offshore, was built in 1992 and was in service for 22 years. It is the first offshore wind farm operated by Nuon to be dismantled. Lely made the news […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RES Offshore has won a contract with Moray Offshore Renewables Limited – a joint venture between EDP Renewables and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK – to provide management contractor services for the first project within the Moray Firth Round 3 zone, located off the north-east coast of Scotland. RES Offshore’s expertise will contribute to ongoing Front […]

  • 16 April 2015

    ZephIR Lidar has installed a turbine-mounted ZephIR DM wind lidar on the 270 MW Lincs Offshore Wind Farm located five miles off the Skegness coast It is anticipated that the installation of the lidar unit will help to identify opportunities where a possible improvement to production from the installed 75 Siemens 3.6 MW wind turbine […]