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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 […]

15 March 2019 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Ofgem has appointed Diamond Transmission Partners as the preferred bidder to own and operate the offshore transmission link of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the UK. The consortium of HICL Infrastructure Company, Diamond Transmission Corporation and Chubu Electric Power will be operating the wind farm’s transmission link for a period of 20 years. HICL said that […]

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. […]

4 October 2018 Business & Finance

Ørsted has awarded eighteen organizations with grants from the fifth round of its Walney Extension Community Fund.

17 September 2018

The UK has reached over 20 gigawatts (GW) of wind generation capacity following this month’s opening of Ørsted’s 659MW Walney Extension wind farm off the coast of Cumbria, RenewableUK said. Total operational capacity of onshore and offshore wind in the UK currently stands at 20,128MW, which is enough to meet the annual power needs of […]

4 September 2018 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

NKT has commissioned the high-voltage cable system on the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.

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. 

24 July 2018 Business & Finance

Ørsted has opened the second round of the Walney Extension community skills fund, dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) organizations around coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria, UK.

24 May 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

Oteac Ltd and HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Ltd, part of the Nucore Group, have begun providing fire and gas detection and suppression services on the Walney Extension wind farm, which represents one in a number of the group’s recent offshore wind contracts.

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.

12 February 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

DNV GL has acted as technical advisor to a group of institutional lenders with their investment of the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

7 February 2018 Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has installed nine out of 47 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines on the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, bringing the total installed offshore wind capacity in waters off the UK to 7.5GW.

22 January 2018 Wind Farm Update

Power is now being generated from the final phase of Walney Extension which will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm on completion later this year, Ørsted, the developer of the wind farm, said.

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. 

23 November 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised institutional investors on GBP 1.3 billion investment-grade bond acquisition of a 50% stake in Ørsted’s 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

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. 

10 November 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted completed the divestment of 50% of its 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm to PKA and PFA today, 10 November.  

1 November 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted, the former DONG Energy, has signed an agreement to sell 50% of Walney Extension, a 659 MW UK offshore wind farm project to a consortium consisting of PKA and PFA, two Danish pension funds.

30 October 2017 Wind Farm Update

The last four towers for MHI Vestas 8.25MW wind turbines for the Walney Extension West have set sail from the Belfast Harbour, the project’s pre-assembly port, according to the port’s social media pages.

25 October 2017

DONG Energy has appointed Jones Bros to help build new quayside infrastructure for the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm being built in the Irish Sea.

22 September 2017 Vessels

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.

4 September 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Cumbria, UK.

17 August 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Van Oord has shared a video of the company’s heavy lift vessels – Aeolus and Svanen – installing the 87 foundations on DONG Energy’s Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.

15 August 2017 Wind Farm Update

Dutch offshore construction specialist Van Oord has installed all 87 foundations at DONG Energy’s 659MW Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.

8 August 2017 Wind Farm Update

Bladt Industries carried out the final load-out of Walney 4 transition pieces in Aalborg on 31 July.

3 August 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Ofgem has announced shortlists of bidders competing to own and operate transmission links to the Galloper and Walney Extension wind farms off the coasts of Cumbria and Suffolk.