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WSP has been awarded three contracts to provide civil design support to DONG Energy on the Walney Extension, Burbo Bank Extension and Race Bank Wind Farm projects. The contracts are for the provision of engineering services for all aspects of the civil design of the new onshore substations for the three projects. WSP has been […]
The UK Government has signed eight contracts awarded under the Final Investment Decision (FID) Enabling for Renewables process, including five contracts for offshore wind projects. In April, the Government revealed eight awarded projects, which include offshore wind farms, coal to biomass conversion plants and dedicated biomass plants with combined heat and power. Together, they represent […]
Siemens to Use ‘Wind Server’ Jack-Up Vessel for Three Years Siemens Energy has entered into a charter agreement with DBB Jack-Up Services A/S for the use of a new purpose-built jack-up vessel, the Wind Server, designed for the service and maintenance of the rising number of large scaled offshore wind power projects across Northern Europe. […]
Dong Energy has contracted SPT Offshore for the structural and geotechnical design of suction bucket foundations for potentially five transformer substations, namely Burbo Bank Extension, Race Bank and Walney Extension. The 4 suction buckets will potentially form the foundation of 4-leg jackets supporting high-voltage transmission substations weighing approx. 2500 ton each. The water depths vary […]
The UK Government today awarded five offshore wind projects with Financial Investment Decision (FID) enabling contracts. The Government today unveiled eight major renewable electricity projects, which are awarded under the Final Investment Decision (FID) Enabling for Renewables process, allocating the first Contracts for Difference (CfDs) that are being introduced through the Electricity Market Reform programme. […]
Commenting on today's news that Siemens and the ABP are to invest £310m in UK wind turbine factories, Head of GROW:OffshoreWind, Dominic Brown, said: “The announcement from Siemens and UK Associated British Ports this morning is a fantastic boost for our offshore wind sector and further evidence that international companies are confident in our ability […]
At the beginning of this month, the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published a list of 16 renewable energy projects which achieved the Phase 2 minimum threshold evaluation criteria. All applicants that met the Phase 2 evaluation criteria were sent draft investment contracts on 19 December 2013 and were invited to submit […]
Boston Energy has secured work with MHI Vestas for the pre-assembly contracts to be delivered at the Port of Vlissingen, the Netherlands.
The British Office Taipei and the Taiwan Offshore Wind Turbine Foundation and Marine Engineering Association (T-Wind Marine Association) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the cooperation on offshore wind development in Taiwan. The signing ceremony was witnessed by UK Minister for Investment at the Department for International Trade Graham Stuart and Taiwanese Minister of […]
MHI Vestas has awarded Boston Energy with three Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) Statutory Inspection contracts in the UK, commencing in early April 2018.
Osbit has reported a 59% increase in its overall profit for the fiscal year ending 30 September, amounting to GBP 1.3 million, which enabled the company to make bonus payments to its 60-strong workforce.
Setting up a pre-assembly and logistics facility at BOW Terminal Vlissingen allows us to be closer to Dutch offshore wind zones where we see a potential pipeline of projects, Bo J. Bjerregaard, Director of Pre-Assembly & Logistics at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, said.
DONG Energy has granted CWind a two-year extension to its existing three-year crew transfer vessel contract at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.
Bladt Industries We specialise in: • Offshore substations from PC to EPCI projects; • Offshore foundations: monopiles, transition pieces, XL foundations and jackets; • Constructions for the utilisation of tidal and wave energy. Offshore substations Bladt Industries has been a dynamic and innovative player in the market ever since the very first offshore wind farms […]
Dong Buys Borkum Riffgrund West 2 Dong Energy has acquired a 100% ownership interest in the German offshore wind development project Borkum Riffgrund West 2 from Energiekontor AG. Timelapse Video: West of Duddon Sands Construction and Inauguration From 2012 to 2014, a joint venture between ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy was constructing the West of […]
The Crown Estate can today announce that it has agreed to Celtic Array Ltd’s request to end its offshore wind zone agreement for the Round 3 Irish Sea Zone, allowing developers, DONG Energy and Centrica, to cease development activity and terminate their seabed rights. Head of Offshore Wind, Huub den Rooijen said: “We have confirmed the […]
Dong Energy today welcomed the news that three of the company's offshore wind farm development projects will be supported by Government-awarded financial investment decision (FID) enabling contracts. Henrik Poulsen, Chief Executive Officer of Dong Energy, said: "These awards represent the successful conclusion of the Electricity Market Reform (EMR) process that has been ongoing over the […]
Atkins has been awarded an additional contract by Dong Energy. Atkins is now contracted to design five offshore substations for Dong Energy. The contract will see Atkins provide detailed substation designs for Race Bank, one of DONG Energy’s major offshore wind development projects in the UK. Atkins is also designing the substations for DONG Energy’s […]
VIDEO: Boskalis in West of Duddon Sands Project In September, the first turbine was installed at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the East Irish Sea, approximately 14 km from the nearest coast on Walney Island, Cumbria. Record-Breaking Year for UK Offshore Wind The offshore wind industry has enjoyed a record breaking […]
Atkins has secured a contract with DONG Energy Wind Power worth £2million to extend one of their existing wind farms. The Walney Offshore Wind Farm consists of 102 turbines, each with a capacity of 3.6MW, making it one of the biggest of its kind in the world. The extension, which was awarded in 2010, will […]
Ballast Nedam has performed well, certainly considering the bleak market conditions, increasing competition and price pressure. This situation will persist in the coming years. The operating profit achieved of € 19 million was in line with the forecast issued in March last year of between € 15 million and € 20 million. The profit for […]