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  • 18 February 2015

    Dong Energy has appointed MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as preferred supplier for phase 1 of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. Dong Energy has decided to split the Walney Extension offshore wind development project into phase 1 and 2, each with a capacity of 330MW. According to Danish energy company, the joint venture is to supply V164-8.0 MW wind turbines […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Walney Extension, a 659MW wind farm in the Irish Sea, is scheduled to become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm in a few days and throw the 630MW London Array off the throne. 

  • 3 June 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy, a cable protection systems specialist (CPS) for offshore wind farms, has recently been awarded a contract with DONG Energy to supply 184 of its TekLink CPS on the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm. This comes after Tekmar’s previous involvement in the Walney 1 and Walney 2 projects where Tekmar supplied earlier generations […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    An infield survey is underway at Walney 1 and 2 offshore wind farms,  approximately 15 km off Walney Island in the UK’s part of the Irish Sea. A 14-meter long survey vessel Argus-G has been fitted with sounding equipment for the task. The vessel started carrying out the survey, as well as the inspection work […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has entered into a conditional agreement with Dong Energy regarding phase 1 of the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, comprising 330 MW. The company added, they will disclose a company announcement in case the project translates into a firm and unconditional order. Earlier this year, the Danish energy giant selected MHI […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    C-bed’s offshore accommodation vessel Wind Innovation will be deployed at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm as of 1 January 2018, the company informed on 18 December. 

  • 6 September 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm was officially opened on Thursday, 6 September, at a ceremony in Barrow in the north-west of England.

  • 28 October 2015

    With the final investment decision for the Walney Extension project in place, Siemens has received its first order for the new 7MW offshore wind turbine. The company will supply, install and commission 47 direct drive wind turbines in the Walney Extension East project in the Irish Sea. The order is part of the frame agreement concluded between […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The load-out of the first of two substations built by the Engie Fabricom-Iemants consortium for DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm took place in Hoboken, Belgium, on Thursday, 9 March. The topside was removed from its base on the production site and put on the pontoon. The topside was loaded next to the jacket foundation which […]

  • 7 November 2014

    The Crown Estate has welcomed the news today that the Secretary of State for the Department of Energy & Climate Change has given consent to DONG Energy for an extension to the existing Walney offshore wind farm. The current Walney 1 and Walney 2 offshore wind farms already have a combined capacity of over 367MW, […]

  • 12 March 2015

    Dong Energy has chosen Siemens as preferred supplier for delivery of their 7.0MW wind turbine for the second phase of the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The second phase of the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm will have a total capacity of 330MW. Mats Vikholm, Senior Vice President for Dong Energy Wind Power, said: “The […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Engie Fabricom and Iemants consortium has shipped the first of two offshore substations built for DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea from the construction yard in Hoboken, Belgium.

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Ørsted reported DKK 1.8 billion (EUR 241.5 million) profit from offshore wind farms in the second quarter of 2018, an 8% jump compared to the same period last year.

  • 11 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    DP Vessel ‘Fugro Commander’ and the jack-up ‘Excalibur’ are both back on Walney offshore wind farms site after the recent poor weather. ‘Excalibur’ is accompanied by the support tug ‘MTS Valiant’, and an additional DP Vessel ‘MV Gargano’ is expected to arrive on site, according to KIS-ORCA. This marks the beginning of further development of […]

  • 22 September 2017

    VOS Start, Vroon’s walk-to-work vessel, performed 200 transfers facilitating more than 850 persons to transition pieces during its first six weeks of operations on DONG Energy’s Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea, Vroon reported.

  • 13 April 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s vessel Oleg Strashnov has installed two offshore substations on DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has been awarded a contract by DONG Energy for the installation of 87 inter-array cables for the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The total scope of work for VBMS will consist of route engineering, a pre-lay grapnel run, cable transport, cable installation and trenching. The project will be executed by VBMS’ in-house owned and […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Orsted expect an operating profit (EBITDA) of approximately DKK 22.5 billion for 2017, which is an improvement compared to the company’s most recent outlook of around DKK 21 billion.

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The UK-based specialist insurer of pension funds Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested GBP 115 million to provide debt-financing for the acquisition of a 50% share in the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm. 

  • 21 September 2011

      The offshore wind farm Walney 1 was completed earlier this year and Walney 2 is on track to complete construction by the end of the year. Each phase comprises 51 turbines and the total output will be 367MW. The extension that we are consulting on would see an estimated 750MW added to that, making […]

  • 18 April 2011

      Seajacks International (Seajacks) continues to build an impressive track record for the efficient and effective installation of offshore wind turbines. Having concluded their current assignment at Greater Gabbard, Seajacks’ two self-propelled jack-up vessels will transit to Falmouth Harbour, where they will undergo mobilisation works and be modified to work in tandem on the Walney […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    40 per cent of the turbine foundations are now in place at the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, DONG Energy said.

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has announced the winners of the fourth round of applications to the Walney Extension Community Fund, which was established to support community and environmental projects near the 659MW offshore wind farm in Cumbria, UK.

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has allocated grants from the sixth round of the Walney Extension Community Fund, set up to support community and environmental projects near the 659MW offshore wind farm in Cumbria, UK. The grants have been awarded to sixteen groups who will each receive a share of the just over GBP 253,000 windfall and will join 75 other […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based Aviva Investors has invested GBP 400 million to help fund the construction of Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 28 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has won a contract by Ørsted to provide a heliport base to support the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. Under the GBP 1.8 million contract, Jones Bros is in charge of the design and construction of the base in Barrow-in-Furness, which will support helicopters traveling to and from the 659MW project. […]