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  • 2 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbine nacelles for the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Finland have arrived to the Port of Pori.

  • 21 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The next two shipments of turbine components for the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm are set to arrive in Pori, Finland, next week, according to the developer’s social media pages.

  • 14 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first MHI Vestas 9.5MW turbine at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project has delivered its first power. According to Parkwind, the turbine began supplying electricity to the Belgian grid over the weekend. Northwester 2 will comprise 23 MHI Vestas 164-9.5 MW turbines, the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date, which will […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Ryder Geotechnical Limited has supported Jan De Nul with the delivery of a spudcan boulder interaction study for the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish Baltic Sea. The study quantified the risk of surface and buried boulders to the Vole au vent jack-up installation vessel, thereby, enabling the boulder removal requirements to […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s fall pipe vessel Simon Stevin has arrived at the Visnes Eklogitt quarry in Norway, where it will load the first batch of 32,000 tonnes of rock and transport it to the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in Germany. There, the vessel will install scour protection layers onto the seabed for the wind turbine foundations.

  • 24 September 2017

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

    Shell Setting Up ‘New Energies’ Unit. Oil & Gas Companies to Cause Clash of Giants in Offshore Wind? Shell has created a new division called New Energies, through which the oil and gas giant will invest in wind energy, along with its hydrogen, biofuels and electrical activities, according to The Guardian. Even though Shell has […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Finnish offshore wind developer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy has inaugurated the 42MW Tahkoluoto wind farm, the world’s first offshore wind farm built for icy conditions.

  • 17 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Following the completion of the wind turbine installation at the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm two weeks ahead of schedule, Blue Water Shipping said it sees this as another milestone project within their mobile terminal solutions.

  • 4 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul Group has awarded Global Wind Service (GWS) with the installation and completion scope for the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 14 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Northwester 2 offshore wind farm is fully operational, with all 23 MHI Vestas 9.5 MW turbines supplying power to the Belgian grid. Northwester 2 is the first to use the V164-9.5 MW turbines, the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date, which now supply green energy via Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG). […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Huisman Equipment has won a contract to provide the main crane for Voltaire, Jan De Nul’s newest offshore wind turbine installation vessel. The Dutch company will build the crane at its production facility in Xiamen, China, after which it will be installed on board Voltaire at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry, where the vessel will be built. According to Huisman, […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan de Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au Vent has installed the first of five 8.3MW MHI Vestas turbines at the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project off the coast of Northumberland, UK, EDF RE reports.

  • 25 September 2018
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Jan De Nul has utilised a recently acquired wind farm installation vessel, Taillevent, on an offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea.

  • 5 April 2019
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. The next-generation turbines will be more than 270 metres high and fitted with blades 120 metres long. Offshore installation vessels currently available on the market are […]

  • 27 March 2017

    Fourteen years ago in 2002 the Sif Group made 80 monopiles for the Horns Rev wind farm off the Danish coast near Esbjerg. These piles were four metres in diameter, the thickness of the steel was five centimetres, and they weighed between 180-230 tonnes depending on their length. In 2016, Offshore WIND was invited to visit the new Sif Group production, storage and load-out terminal built on Maasvlakte 2, the new area of reclaimed land extending the Port of Rotterdam even further out into the Southern part of the North Sea.

  • 19 November 2013

    The public consultation events being held as part of Forewind’s consultation on the proposed 2.4GW Dogger Bank Teesside A & B development will start this Friday (November 22). The project will comprise two up to 1.2GW offshore wind farms which will connect via underground cables into the national grid at the existing Lackenby substation, near […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Companies hoping to win contracts in the GBP 25 billion UK offshore wind farm investment must be innovative and cut their costs to be part of it, over 250 supply chain representatives heard during an event to celebrate Offshore Wind Week held in Lowestoft. Businesses supplying services, products and skills to help meet the target of […]

  • 22 March 2011

    With over 8,500 participants, the EWEA 2011 Annual Event is “officially the biggest ever”, EWEA Chief Executive Christian Kjaer announced last night at the conference dinner, held at the impressive ‘Tour et Taxis’ venue. With the event due to draw to a close later today, I went to have a walk around the exhibition to […]

  • 10 July 2011
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      Masdar Power, one of the five integrated units of Masdar, and partner in London Array, along with DONG Energy and E.ON, toay announced that the 630MW first phase of London Array – which will be the largest offshore wind farm in the world – is due for completion by the end of 2012. On-site […]

  • 18 November 2016

    Following Japan s 2011 Fukushima disaster, the German government decided to move away from largely nuclear power and carbon-based energy toward clean renewables such as wind, solar, biomass and hydropower. Offshore wind energy will play a great role in this transition. Last year alone Germany connected 2,282.4MW of new offshore wind power capacity representing 75.4 […]

  • 13 March 2014

    Jose Zayas is the Program Manager for the Wind and Water Power Program. In this role, he manages efforts to improve performance, lower costs, and accelerate deployment of wind and water power technologies, which can play a significant role in America’s clean energy future. Working with U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories, academia, and industry, […]

  • 11 February 2011
    Grid Connection

    “We must act today to prepare the electricity highways of tomorrow”, urged EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger at a recent conference in Brussels. He also deplored the length of time new grid lines currently take to get approved and built, saying it was “unacceptable”. The Commissioner particularly underlined the need to integrate the offshore wind […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Being awarded the WindMade label emphasises HUSUM WindEnergy 2012’s commitment to the use of renewable energy. The WindMade label is granted by a non-profit organisation solely to enterprises that draw a share of their power from renewable energy sources – and in the case of exhibitions and events this share must be 100% in order […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Authorities

    Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond today met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and Premier Wen of China and shared his vision of a global society with a secure energy future. The First Minister took part in a majilis – a public audience held by the ruler Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince […]

  • 17 March 2011

    “When we talk about the electricity sector, not the total energy consumption, but electricity, than I think by 2050 we’ll have 100% renewables in Europe. I think that is perfectly doable,” said EU Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard today at the EWEA 2011 Annual Event. She was speaking at a press conference held straight after […]