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Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed a contract with Babcock International Group plc to design and build switchboards and distribution boards for the world's first offshore reactive compensation station, part of the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm project.
DONG Energy has awarded a multi-million pound contract to the UK-based engineering support services company Babcock for the construction of the world's first offshore reactive compensation station for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. The reactive compensation station, which will be constructed in Babcock's Rosyth facilities, will enable the high voltage AC system to work […]
All three offshore substations and the world's first Reactive Compensation Substation (RCS) have been installed at Hornsea Project One, Ørsted, the owner and developer of the 1.2GW wind farm, said.
Bladt Industries has sent off the last two offshore substation topsides for Ørsted's Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm from its site in Aalborg, Denmark.
The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has approved Ørsted’s application to reduce the number of offshore substations and increase the size of the topsides on the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project.
The first Hornsea Project One substation topside, Z12, has been installed at the site 120km off the Yorkshire coast.
Ørsted has sent an application to the UK's Planning Inspectorate to reduce the maximum number of offshore HVAC collector substations permitted under the Hornsea Project Two Development Consent Order (DCO).
The offshore substation jacket for the 400MW Rampion offshore wind farm has been installed off the coast of Sussex, UK, Babcock International Group reports. Babcock's two-year Rampion contract involves the engineering, procurement and onshore construction of the 400MW substation topside and jacket. The Schiedam-based HSM Offshore procured and fabricated the Rampion jacket and piles under a subcontract from […]
ABS Group Ltd. has received a contract to provide project certification services from DONG Energy Wind Power A/S for the planned 1.2GW Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm Project One in the UK. ABS Group's certification scope will cover Quality Assurance/Quality Control document review and manufacturing inspection of three offshore substations (OSS) and one reactive compensation substation […]
Dong Energy has awarded Ramboll the design of a reactive compensation substation for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm development. The scope of work comprises the conceptual development, detailed design and technical assistance during tendering, fabrication and installation. The requirement for an offshore reactive compensation substation is a direct consequence of wind farms moving […]
Yesterday, the transformer station for the offshore wind farm Global Tech I was successfully installed. The offshore platform is a core element of the North Sea wind farm: The power from its 80 wind turbines is gathered here and transformed from 30 to 155 kilovolts. The transmission grid operator will subsequently draw power from the […]
CG has been awarded the contract for the design, engineering, supply and installation of the Onshore and Offshore Substations at the 219 MW Humber Gateway offshore wind farm in UK. Humber Gateway is a Round 2 Offshore Wind Project owned by E.ON. The scheme is based on 73 multi megawatt turbines, power from which will […]
Semco Maritime and ISC Consulting Engineers have completed the design of the offshore substation and the Reactive Compensation Station (RCS) for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm.
SeaRoc Group has deployed its SeaHub Communications System on Hornsea Project One's Reactive Compensation Station (RCS) – the world’s first offshore RCS – thus delivering the third SeaHub system for Ørsted’s 1.2GW offshore wind farm in the UK.
The world's first offshore Reactive Compensation Station (RCS) has been installed at Ørsted's Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
Ørsted has hired Semco Maritime as Electrical Engineering Consultant (EEC) to develop electrical and mechanical basic engineering design of the 1.4GW offshore substation and the reactive compensation station for Hornsea Project Two.
Norwegian offshore communication network operator Tampnet has won a contract to supply 4G/LTE coverage to Ørsted’s Hornsea One offshore wind farm. The 1,218MW Hornsea One is located 120 kilometers off the Yorkshire Coast, in the UK, and will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm when fully operational in 2020. Tampnet was awarded the contract for […]
The 1,218MW Hornsea Project One wind farm has reached the halfway turbine installation point, Ørsted said. 87 out of the wind farm's 174 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines have now been installed and commissioned at the site some 120 kilometres off Yorkshire. The wind turbines are being transported from Hull and installed by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's […]
Semco Maritime has signed a service contract for Ørsted's Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the two-year agreement, Semco will service and maintain the project's reactive compensation station (RCS) and the three offshore substations (OSS). The contract runs until the beginning of 2020 and will be carried out from Semco’s office in Grimsby, […]
Sparrows Group Cable and Pipe Lay Solutions (CPLS) division has delivered its largest renewables project through three contracts related to the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. The three contracts were awarded through Boskalis (formerly VBMS), DEME Offshore (formerly known as Tideway), and DeepOcean. The work scope saw Sparrows provide equipment and personnel to […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up vessel Bold Tern has arrived at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK ready to install the first turbines. According to the UK-based company, the vessel left the Alexandra Dock in Hull yesterday morning after picking up the first batch of Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines. Bold Tern is in […]
Windhoist Limited has pre-assembled the first Siemens Gamesa turbines destined for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. According to the UK-based company, 24 Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 turbines are now standing ready for the vessel to pick them up next month. Siemens Gamesa awarded Windhoist with the contract for the onshore turbine pre-assembly in September 2018. […]
Siemens Gamesa has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to provide storage for 37 of its wind turbine blades destined for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
Tideway BV, part of DEME Group, has completed the installation of the export cable at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.
Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine has signed an agreement with Ørsted's subsidiary Optimus Wind Limited for engineering, procurement, construction, hook-up and commissioning works on two substation topsides, to be deployed at the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm.
The first of the four jacket foundations has been installed at Ørsted's Hornsea Project One wind farm site 120 kilometres off the coast of Yorkshire.