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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 16 May 2019

    Ørsted’s newly built service operation vessel (SOV) Wind of Change has arrived in Emden, Germany, from where the vessel will soon start servicing offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. Wind of Change is expected to enter full operations and start working on the Borkum Riffgrund 1 & 2 and Gode Wind 1 & 2 […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency has approved 97 wind turbines in German North Sea. 97 wind turbines are planned for the 43 square kilometers area. Dong Energy will build BR2 as the second phase of BR1. Borkum Riffgrund 1 will consist of up to 89 turbines with 3.6MW capacity each from Siemens Wind Power […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will conditionally supply SG 14-222 Direct Drive offshore wind turbines to the 2,640 MW Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project. This project will be home to Siemens Gamesa’s latest offshore turbine variant having the capability to produce up to 15 MW with a 222-metre rotor. The exact quantity […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ørsted for their 900MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind power project in Taiwan. The project includes the Asia-Pacific variant of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a service agreement. As part of this firm order, Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility […]

  • 8 December 2016

    National Grid reported that UK onshore and offshore turbines have set a new record by generating 10,104MW of electricity for the first time between 2 and 2.30pm yesterday. The wind farms were thus providing 23% of Britain’s total electricity demand at that time. RenewableUK’s Executive Director Emma Pinchbeck said: “It’s terrific to see wind power smashing […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    First foundation for the Kincardine project, the world’s largest floating wind farm, has arrived in Rotterdam, from where the floating wind turbines will be installed off Scotland. The foundation was transported from the fabrication yard in Spain to Rotterdam on board Boskalis’ semi-submersible barge Fjord, towed by the oceangoing tug Seraya. Boskalis, which has been […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s specialist jack-up vessel Sea Challenger has recently installed the last 6MW turbine at Westermost Rough. Developed by Dong Energy the wind farm, comprising 35 turbines, can produce enough power to cover the annual electricity consumption of more than 150,000 households. The wind turbines have three blades of 75 metres each and a total height of 177 […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 962-ton Northwester 2 offshore high voltage station has completed its journey from Aalborg, Denmark to the Port of Oostende in Belgium. The Port of Oostende will be a temporary home to the substation prior to the installation at the site some 48 kilometres north-west of Oostende. The substation’s journey from the Bladt Industries’ facilities […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has installed the first turbine at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Bold Tern arrived at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm site last week carrying the first batch of Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines. The vessel is in charge of transporting and installing half of the […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s jack-up Sea Installer has, together with DONG Energy and Siemens Wind Power, installed 23 out of 91 Siemens 6MW turbines on the 576MW Race Bank offshore wind farm off North Norfolk, UK.

  • 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 […]

  • 3 February 2020

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most-read news on the site in the first month of 2020.

  • 28 June 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has completed the installation of 53 turbines at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Bold Tern is in charge of installing 88 out of the project’s total 174 turbines, with A2SEA’s Sea Challenger responsible for installing the remaining 86 units. According to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, the […]

  • 24 April 2013

    yes2wind, the pro-wind campaign and support group has had a complaint against Trump International Golf Club Scotland Limited upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). A complaint was filed on behalf of yes2wind in December 2102, following a misleading and distasteful advertisement that appeared in Scottish newspapers, The Courier and The Press and Journal on […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swancor has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 13 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    London Array today announced that the 175th and last turbine at the first 630MW phase of the London Array Offshore Wind Farm has been installed, marking the end of major construction activities. Turbine installation began in January 2012 and has been completed by MPI Discovery, A2SEA’s Sea Worker and Sea Jack. With all turbines in […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The 2MW Floatgen wind turbine, the first offshore and floating wind turbine to be installed off the French coast, has produced its first electricity in the port of Saint-Nazaire while undergoing tests.

  • 23 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    TerraSond has started conducting geophysical studies at the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project lease area. TerraSond began the work earlier this month at the 112,800ha site 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach where the 2.6 GW project will be built beginning in 2024. The surveys will provide the geological, biological, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 March 2015

    Siemens Installs First Westermeerwind Foundation Siemens kicked off Westermeerwind offshore wind farm construction by installing the first monopile foundation at the Ijsselmeer last week. GE to Combine Onshore and Offshore Activities The USA energy giant, GE, will combine its onshore wind activities into the renewable energy joint venture with Alstom. Smulders: Making of Transition Piece […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    All jacket pin piles have been installed at the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm, the project’s developer EnBW confirmed to Offshore WIND. Workers on the jack-up vessel Goliath have driven the jacket pin piles into the seabed. An important part of the work on the foundations is now complete, the company said. Baltic 2 consists […]