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  • 14 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has issued a tender seeking a company to provide the turbine substructure FEED and detailed design for the second phase of the Arklow Bank offshore wind farm. SSE has developed a substructure concept that includes a monopile and transition piece which shall provide the basis for commencing the FEED scope of works. The […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) offshore wind turbine jacket began its journey toward Energy Park Fife in Methil this weekend, writes. The jacket was manufactured by Steel Engineering Ltd., based in Renfrew, and was loaded on a 60-metre barge on Saturday, when it started its voyage to the site where it will be installed. This […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Taillevent has installed the first turbine at Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind project. The 109.2 MW project will feature a total of 21 Hitachi 5.2 MW turbines with a downwind rotor mounted on jacket foundations. According to Jan De Nul, with the first turbine installed, the project […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    124 out of 174 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines have been installed and commissioned at the Hornsea Project One wind farm in the UK, a spokesperson from Ørsted told Offshore WIND. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern is in charge of installing 88 out of the 174 turbines, with A2SEA’s Sea Challenger responsible for installing the remaining 86 […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Fjord has set sail from Spain to the Netherlands carrying the first floating foundation for the Kincardine offshore wind project in Scotland. Fjord began its journey from Navantia’s yard in Fene on 7 October towards Rotterdam, where the turbine will be mounted on the foundation before leaving for the wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2015

    Siemens Presents New Offshore Wind Grid Connection Solution Siemens has introduced a new solution for connecting offshore wind turbines to the grid. Presented at the National Maritime Conference in Bremerhaven, the direct-current technology enables a cost-efficient and simplified connection of offshore wind power plants far from the coast, Siemens said. Faulty Part of Horns Rev […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 20 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Bureau Veritas has issued Ørsted a Project Certificate for the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm. Located in Germany’s North Sea, 56 kilometres off the coast of Lower Saxony, Borkum Riffgrund 2 consists of 56 MHI Vestas V164-8.3MW turbines with two different types of foundations – monopiles with bolted transition pieces and suction bucket […]

  • 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.

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Areva Sells Its Stake in Adwen to Gamesa for EUR 60 Million Areva has decided to sell its 50% stake in the offshore wind turbine manufacturer Adwen for EUR 60 million to Gamesa, with which Areva had a 50-50 ownership in the joint venture and which is now in a merger process with Siemens. Borssele […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy and Vattenfall have initiated a common project to ensure the emergency power supply for DONG Energy’s wind farm Horns Rev 2 and Vattenfall’s upcoming wind farm Horns Rev 3 in Denmark.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ahead of the turbine installation at the Race Bank offshore wind farm, due to start at the end of April, A2SEA’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has been fitted with four massive adapter rings for wind turbine tower sea fastening.

  • 3 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    SAL Heavy Lift’s multi-purpose cargo ship Svenja has arrived at the Redcar Bulk Terminal, the UK, to pick up the third batch of transition pieces for the Borssele 1+2 offshore wind project. Svenja is picking up six transition pieces, which were produced by EEW Offshore Structures Britain (OSB) and barged down to the Redcar terminal […]

  • 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. […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dominion Energy is proposing to develop a 2.6GW wind farm off the coast of Virginia by 2026, which represents the largest offshore wind development in the U.S. The news comes as Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam signed an executive order which sets the goal of having up to 2.5GW of offshore wind developed in the state by 2026. […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern is leaving the Port of Hull with the 19th loadout of turbines destined for installation at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. According to the company, Bold Tern has so far installed 71 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines at the project site some 120km off Yorkshire. As recently reported, 124 out of […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Wind farm owners representing 12 % of global turbine assets have founded a new peer-to-peer online platform called o2o WIND International, dedicated to the exchange of knowledge and experience on operation and maintenance issues. The o2o (as in owner to owner) wind forum aims at fostering wind farm O&M best practice through a collaborative approach. […]

  • 9 February 2011

    Record blade pushes the limits to bring down the Cost of Energy of offshore wind. LM Wind Power and Alstom have entered a strategic partnership to develop the longest wind turbine blade ever produced, designed to fit Alstom’s new 6 MW wind turbine for the growing European offshore wind market. This means that LM Wind […]

  • 23 January 2012

    On the February 9th, 2012, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, located in the East Irish Sea, will be inaugurated by Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change The Rt. Hon. Chris Huhne, MP. Barrow-in-Furness Town Hall will be the gravitation point for this grand celebration marking a milestone to the Cumbria County and […]

  • 30 December 2010

    With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 51/2010 of 30 December 2010, Vestas has received an order from PROKON Energiesysteme GmbH for 70 V90-2.0 MW turbines for a series of wind energy projects in Poland. The V90-2.0 MW turbines will be placed at several wind farms across Poland, with a total combined […]

  • 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.