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20 October 2016 Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Hamburg-headquartered SAL Heavy Lift has signed a contract with Van Oord for a long term engagement at the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind project in the UK. MV Svenja is chartered for 30 voyages for transportation of 87 monopiles from Rostock, Germany, to Belfast, Northern Ireland, 47 transition pieces from Aalborg, Denmark, and 40 transition […]

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 […]

6 October 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

UK's Ofgem will launch competitive tenders for offshore transmission licences for the 336MW Galloper and the 660MW Walney Extension wind farm on 27 February, 2017. Ofgem initially planned to kick off the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) tender for the two wind farms in March 2017. The two links are part of Ofgem's OFTO Tender Round 5. The tendering procedure for the remaining […]

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 […]

20 June 2016

AgileTek, a UK engineering consultancy, has completed a multi-phase study on subsea power cables for the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The study involved over 12 months of analysis and engineering work to quantify and eliminate risks to subsea power cables on the 660MW project, located in the Irish Sea, around 19 km west of the Walney Island […]

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 […]

4 May 2016 Technology, Wind Farm Update

ABB has received an order from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for 40 special transformers to equip the V164-8.0 MW wind turbines that will form DONG Energy's Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The order is a follow-up of one at the end of 2014 for 32 specialty transformers to equip similar turbines for the Burbo Bank Extension […]

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 […]

11 March 2016 Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy has appointed the Portsmouth-based Fugro EMU to carry out offshore pre-construction surveys for the Walney Extension offshore wind farm off the coast of Cumbria. Fugro will begin seabed survey work in the Irish Sea this month using three specialist vessels. The 41-metre Fugro Helmert will concentrate on surveying the main windfarm site, while the 24-metre RV […]

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 February 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Damen Shipyards Group delivered the DP2 cable installation vessel Maersk Connector to Maersk Supply Service on 4 February. The vessel is going directly on a long-term charter for subsea services provider DeepOcean. So far, Maersk Connector has been contracted to undertake marine works at the Walney Extension Project, the Nemo Link interconnector and the Bligh Bank Phase II […]

16 December 2015 Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an order from DONG Energy for the supply of V164-8.0 MW turbines for the 330MW Walney Extension West project in the UK. The order includes a five-year full-scope service contract with an availability guarantee, ensuring optimised performance of the wind power plant with maximum power output. The V164-8.0 MW turbines, rated […]

13 November 2015

Race Bank In July, A2SEA won a contract to provide the SEA CHALLENGER offshore installation vessel for the installation of wind turbines at DONG Energy's Race Bank offshore wind farm from early 2017. Also, MMT has been contracted to carry out unexploded ordnance (UXO) inspections and removal MMT along the export cable routes and within […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

15 October 2015 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

DeepOcean will provide installation and trenching works for DONG Energy's Walney Extension offshore wind project in the Irish Sea. Offshore works are expected to commence in the first quarter of 2017, subject to DONG Energy taking a final investment decision to proceed with the project. The works will be performed from DeepOcean’s new cable installation vessel Maersk […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

22 April 2015 Business & Finance

DONG Energy has committed to a Community Benefit Fund (CBF’) worth up to £660,000 each year, which will go ahead if the company makes a positive financial investment decision to construct the extension to the Walney offshore wind farm, and would come into effect after the construction starts, which is currently estimated to be at the end of 2015. The […]

12 March 2015 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

ABB has won $130 million order from Dong Energy to supply a high-voltage cable system connecting Walney Extension offshore wind farm  to the grid. The Walney Extension will provide additional generation potential of 660 MW on top of the existing offshore wind farm’s 367 MW. When completed, both offshore wind farms will be capable of providing […]

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 […]

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 […]