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  • 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 […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vroon’s first DP2 subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Start, will start her first offshore wind charter at DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind farm following her official naming ceremony scheduled for next Thursday, 20 July.

  • 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 […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vroon’s first DP2 subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Start, has arrived from China to Amsterdam and is currently preparing for her first venture into offshore wind.

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy is seeking views of local people on a proposed Community Fund, worth up to £660,000 each year, which will to be set up if the company goes ahead with the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The proposed 660MW Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm was approved consent by the Secretary of State for Energy […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    French tubular components maker Vallourec received an order for 400 tons of MSH sections which will be used as basic structures for the anode cages constituting the corrosion protection system of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. Walney Extension is a project of DONG Energy UK in the Irish Sea comprising up to 90 turbines with a […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    CT Offshore has signed an agreement to install 87 inter-array cables on DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind farm. “It is a very important contract to sign for CT Offshore. We are proud to be the selected company for this important project. It is a huge recognition of our experienced crew both offshore and at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DeepOcean has completed 2016 cable route clearance works at Middleton Sands, Haysham, UK, prior to 2017 export cable landfall pull-in operations for DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea. 107 targets were investigated with a total of 47 glider poles recovered, DeepOcean said. A selection of glider poles were donated to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 August 2015

    Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm has reached a ground-breaking moment with the start of construction of the onshore substation in Heysham, Lancashire. Construction of the onshore substation is a key part of preparatory works for the project. When the wind farm is operational, it will receive the electricity generated and feed it into the national […]

  • 16 July 2015

    Seajacks UK has entered into contract with DONG Energy for the transportation and installation of all 87 wind turbines at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The Walney Extension offshore wind farm is made up of two 330MW phases and located in the Irish Sea, around 19km from the UK’s West Coast. Seajacks’ largest wind […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy held a special supply chain event held in Barrow-in-Furness today to help local businesses get involved in the delivery of the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, to be built off the Cumbrian Coast. DONG Energy’s Walney Extension project team and key suppliers to the project presented to a full house at the town’s […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Danish Dong Energy has submitted an application for Walney Extension offshore wind farm to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) on 28 June 2013. The proposed Walney Extension offshore wind farm development consists of an area of 149km2 and an estimated capacity of up to 750 MW, generating enough energy to meet the average needs of over […]

  • 14 September 2015

    DONG Energy has named Germany’s EEW SPC (EEW) as the main supplier of foundations for its 660 megawatt (MW) Walney Extension offshore wind farm off the Cumbrian coast. The contract covers the supply of 87 foundations for which the monopile structures will be manufactured by EEW in Rostock. The associated transition pieces will be produced under […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Grid Connection

    The Danish energy company is set to unveil plans for the development of wind energy project offshore Cumbria. Namely, Dong Energy will host a community exhibition where they will present plans for onshore substation which will connect Walney Extension offshore wind farm to the grid, writes In-Cumbria. “This exhibition will be a great opportunity for […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Rotterdam-based dredging and marine contractor Van Oord has reached an agreement with Denmark’s DONG Energy to transport and install the 87 foundations at Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom. Van Oord will transport the foundations, monopiles and transition pieces, from the various suppliers in Denmark, Germany and the United Kingdom, and then install the […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy will start the offshore construction at the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm off Cumbria next week with initial preliminary installation works on the seabed. The project, located next to the 367.2MW Walney 1 & 2 offshore wind farms, will be the largest wind farm in the world when built and is expected to be generating […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DeepOcean has performed the first engineered grounding of the Maersk Connector during export cable pull-in operations on DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

  • 5 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of joint control over the transmission operator for the Walney Extension offshore wind farm by Diamond Transmission Corporation (DTC), Infrared Capital Partners (IRCP) and Chubu Electric Power. Diamond Transmission Partners Walney Extension, the holding company of the offshore transmission owner, is currently solely controlled by DTC. The Commission […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Thirteen local organisations in Lancashire and Cumbria coastal communities have been awarded grants totalling GBP 250,000 through DONG Energy’s new Walney Extension Community Benefit Fund. Each year, approximately GBP 600,000 will be made available for community projects for the expected 25-year lifetime of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm off the Walney Island coast in Cumbria. GBP […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation vessel Aeolus has arrived at Belfast Harbour ahead of the foundation installation works at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 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 […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has launched a GBP 15 million Walney Extension Community Benefit Fund to support community and environmental projects in coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria. The fund is part of the community engagement programme for DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind farm, being built 9 kilometres off the Cumbrian Coast. On completion in 2019, the […]

  • 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.