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7 February 2019 Business & Finance

Vattenfall plans to invest SEK 24 billion (EUR 2.3 billion) in wind power in 2019 and 2020, the Swedish energy company said in its 2018 Year-End Report. In December 2018, Vattenfall made the investment decision for the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark.  The investment decision for the Vesterhav Syd & Nord offshore wind […]

7 February 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has won a contract to provide nautical personnel for Vattenfall’s Marine Coordination Center in Esbjerg, Denmark. Under the three-year contract, EMO will provide up to ten marine coordinators who will begin supporting Vattenfall’s offshore wind projects 24/7 during the construction and operation phases from 1 March. The team will also be in […]

1 February 2019 Technology

Vattenfall has developed a new mathematical tool said to enable the optimization of power generation and costs in the design phase of offshore wind projects. Developed in close cooperation of Vattenfall’s Lead Engineer Martina Fischetti and Danish Technical University, the tool is said to change both the project design and the process which was previously cumbersome […]

15 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. The agreements relate to the realisation of the connection and the transmission of electricity between Vattenfall’s wind farm and the TenneT Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore […]

21 December 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Vattenfall has contracted Van Oord for the transport and installation of the foundations for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm.

20 December 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall has made the final investment decision for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Danish Baltic Sea waters, which is planned to be in full operation before the end of 2021.

1 November 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

Vattenfall is set to invest in bird research at its European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.  Bird specialists will be tasked with monitoring the avoidance behaviour of birds flying in the vicinity of EOWDC’s eleven wind turbines. The investment is part of the EOWDC’s EUR 3 million scientific programme, supported […]

31 October 2018 Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall is starting community consultation about the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm next week.

30 October 2018 Business & Finance

Vattenfall’s Wind division posted an underlying operating profit of SEK 1.9 billion (EUR 182.5 million) in the first nine months of 2018, a 153% increase compared to SEK 752 million reported for the same period in 2017. The increase was largely attributed to additional capacity, as well as positive price and currency effects. Vattenfall’s latest capacity […]

17 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

Vattenfall and North Sea Hagland Shipbrokers have signed a framework agreement for the provision of various shipbroking services for Vattenfall’s offshore wind farms.

17 October 2018 Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall’s two new offshore wind farms, Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord, will be the first in Denmark to be directly involved in stabilising the electricity grid and thus the power supply, the Swedish developer said.

4 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall and Peel Ports have agreed to reserve space at Great Yarmouth harbour to site an operations base for the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.

24 September 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Swedish offshore wind power developer and operator Vattenfall has signed a five-year cable repair framework agreement with power cable and asset management services provider CWind covering Vattenfall’s European assets.

20 September 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall’s permits to develop the Hollandse Kust (zuid) I&II wind zones in the Dutch North Sea have received an irrevocable status following a withdrawal of two complaints against the award decision.

13 September 2018 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall is preparing to deploy two vessels in search of naval mines and shipwrecks in the area of the Danish North Sea where the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord offshore wind farms will be built.

13 September 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

Vattenfall Vindkraft AB has issued a contract notice for the provision of statutory inspections and recertification of the company’s onshore and offshore wind assets across Europe.

12 July 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall has awarded Per Aarsleff A/S with a contract to supply and install the onshore grid for the Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd nearshore wind projects in the Danish North Sea.

29 June 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall has submitted an application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Thanet Extension offshore wind farm to the UK Planning Inspectorate.

27 June 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall has awarded TÜV SÜD with a EUR 1.2 million contract for project certification services for the developer’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm and Vesterhav Syd and Nord nearshore wind farms in Denmark. 

25 June 2018 Business & Finance

Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has invited local businesses to register their interest in the projects and provide more information about what they can do, especially installing onshore electrical infrastructure.

21 June 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

While Vattenfall’s Danish nearshore wind farms – Vesterhav Syd and Nord – will power numerous light bulbs, the developer has requested permission from the authorities to reduce the night-time light markings on the wind turbines themselves.

13 June 2018 Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

Vattenfall and TenneT have joined forces to assess the technical feasibility, regulatory challenges and the benefits of running an interconnector between a substation in the designated offshore wind area IJmuiden Ver in Dutch waters to one of Vattenfall’s substations in UK waters.

6 June 2018 Business & Finance

Vattenfall is currently working on setting up the GBP 150,000-per-year scheme as part of its European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) community fund, with the first call for funding proposals expected this autumn.

31 May 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Swedish offshore wind developer and operator Vattenfall has issued a contract notice for provision of marine coordination services offshore several European countries.

22 May 2018 Operations & Maintenance

Vattenfall will begin investigating the seafloor of the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea and Kriegers Flak in the Baltic Sea in late summer, with an aim of finding old mines or bombs.

17 May 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Denmark-based vessel owner KEM Offshore has won two contracts to provide its crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for Ørsted’s and Vattenfall’s offshore wind farms.