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  • 20 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has completed the installation of all 20 turbine foundations at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Seaway Yudin began installing the foundations at the beginning of June at the project site some 6km off the west coast of the Miaoli district in the Taiwan Strait. Germany’s EEW SPC produced the monopiles and Thailand’s CUEL Limited manufactured […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Severn Subsea Technologies, part of the Severn Glocon Group, has developed an integrated telemetry and control system for wave power company Seatricity’s Oceanus 2 wave device, now moored at the Cornish Wave Hub. The SST system will enable researchers to correlate wave movement with power generated, and thus optimise power generating conditions offshore. Briefly, Seatricity […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Last night, A2SEA’s Sea Installer completed the installation of 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines at DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension in the Irish Sea. At 8:25PM GMT yesterday, the final blade on turbine 32 at Burbo Bank Extension was lifted into place. The 258MW wind farm off the coast of Liverpool, UK represents the first offshore project […]

  • 15 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    First German Floating Foundation Secures Grid Connection German engineering consultancy Gicon has received permission from a governmental agency to feed 2.3MW of grid connection capacity through the country’s first floating offshore foundation – GICON®-SOF. RWE-Led Consortium to Bid for Dutch Borssele OW Projects RWE Innogy, EDP Renewables and Macquarie Capital have formed a consortium to […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer Northwester 2 has selected the French cable specialist Nexans to provide an export cable system for the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 2 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has selected ERSG to supply temporary specialist staff for the Borssele 1+2 offshore wind project in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaPlanner, SeaRoc Group’s marine management system, has been selected to support the operations and maintenance phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Under the 10-year contract, SeaPlanner will be deployed by the O&M team to coordinate all personnel and marine logistics for the 128MW wind farm. SeaPlanner also supported the construction of […]

  • 1 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens, SPR Sign Europe’s Largest Wind Turbine Contract ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) has concluded a major East Anglia ONE deal with Siemens, worth up to one-third of the overall £ 2.5 billion (€ 3.2 billion) project investment. Under the agreement, Siemens will supply 102 wind turbines and service them for an initial period of five years. […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall and Danish consultancy C2Wind have signed a two-year framework agreement covering design inputs for Vattenfall’s offshore wind projects.

  • 18 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) today announced that it completed the installation of a 5.5 MW offshore wind turbine prototype on Kimnyeong Wind Farm on Jeju Island, South Korea. The offshore wind turbine, measuring 100 m hub height and 140 m rotor diameter, is the largest unit ever installed in South Korea. It can […]

  • 13 October 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    One of the world’s largest offshore wind power plants has begun operations in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Denmark. E.ON opened the Rødsand II project, with 90 Siemens offshore wind turbines with a ceremonial act. Siemens erected the 90 wind turbines, each with 2.3 megawatt (MW) capacity and a rotor diameter of 93 […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm, has finished the testing phase and will be officially put into operation this month. However, this will be done with four out of the total five turbines running, as turbine number 2 has broken down. The turbine failure was discovered during a test run in early […]

  • 5 September 2012

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind energy industry, has renamed all of its wind turbine platforms, both onshore and offshore, for the purpose of tailoring its turbine family names to an increasingly versatile product portfolio.   Effective immediately, the company’s turbine families -of which it has installed machines totalling more than 25,000 MW […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    K2 Management has announced that it is currently performing technical due diligence on four continents, as investors and developers want to be absolutely sure that their money is well spent before investing. Central Europe  For a US-based developer, K2 Management is investigating three Central European wind farms in operation. For another US-based developer, the company has signed […]

  • 10 June 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    EnBW Erneuerbare Energien GmbH and Siemens Energy have today signed a contract for the supply of 80 wind turbines each with a capacity of 3.6 megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 120 meters for the offshore wind farm EnBW Baltic 2. The order, which represents an investment volume in the triple-digit million range, marks […]

  • 25 July 2017

    8.2 Consulting AG, with its Dutch partner OrangeWind, was awarded a four-year framework contract by Vattenfall with reference to wind turbine project engineering and interface management tasks for offshore wind farms in Europe.

  • 31 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Leading European energy company, Vattenfall, has awarded A2SEA a contract to transport 30 5MW RePower turbines from Belfast Harbour to the Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm, 10km off the coast of Barrow-in-Furness in the Irish Sea. In addition to providing the specialist jack-up barge SEA JACK and its experienced crew, A2SEA will take care of all […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s wind turbine installation vessel Sea Installer left the Port of Hull on Sunday, 7 May, with the first load of wind turbine components for DONG Energy’s 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm.

  • 2 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first monopile foundations have been scheduled for shipping from the Port of Esbjerg to the site of Vattenfall’s 400MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm on 9 October.

  • 28 February 2012

    The UK government has awarded £1.2m to David Brown Gear Systems to assist in developing a 7MW offshore wind turbine gearbox, reports Department of Energy and Climate Change. As part of this project, the company will use its latest technology for Samsung’s new turbine, which is scheduled to be tested in Scotland by the end […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project has entered the construction phase as onshore works kick off. The groundbreaking took place on 1 July, marking the first onshore construction work on the two-turbine 12MW offshore wind project. “The Virginia offshore wind demonstration project is another powerful example of the Commonwealth’s position as a leader […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Authorities, Technology

    The Government of Japan hopes that the Forward project’s outcome will be commercialising one or more offshore wind floating platforms’ designs, writes the Windpower Monthly. Namely, four offshore wind floating platforms will be installed off the Fukushima’s coast in 2013 and 2014. The first stage, which involves installation of a floating substation and a 2MW […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries A/S has loaded out the last six transition pieces and anode cages for the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm project in the Netherlands. Bladt Industries’ scope covered the manufacture of 59 transition pieces, each one weighing approximately 390 tonnes, with a diameter of up to 6 metres and a length of […]

  • 20 July 2015

    Borkum Riffgrund 1 Turbine installation work is ongoing at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, located 54km off the German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum. The installation, performed by A2SEA’s SEA INSTALLER, reached half way in mid-March. The first of the 78 Siemens SWT-4.0-130 turbines was installed back in August 2014 and the first electricity was already produced mid-February. […]

  • 16 February 2015

    Turbine Transfers Ltd has reported healthy activity in the Crew Transfer Vessel market after winning new contracts and gaining extensions to existing deals from several major customers. The Wales-based company will shortly be sending six CTVs to the Ijsselmeer to work on Siemen’s new Westermeerwind Wind Farm Project, the largest near-shore wind farm in the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    All 160 wind turbine generators at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm are now installed. A2SEA’s jack-up vessel Sea Worker,  supported by Sea Bravo and Sea Echo, was deployed to install Siemens’ 3.6MW turbines. Now, the work is underway on the last wind turbine to fit the blades. Cable laying vessel Sia, owned by […]