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7 November 2014 Business & Finance

Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised DONG Energy on its successful application for a development consent order (“DCO”) for the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The DCO, which was granted by the Secretary of State for Energy Climate Change today, authorises a 750MW extension to the existing Walney I & II offshore wind farms. […]

8 August 2014 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The planning Inspectorate issued a recommendation to the Secretary of State regarding the Walney Extension offshore wind farm project. The Secretary of State has 3 months starting yesterday to issue a decision. Dong Energy plans to develop the 750MW wind energy project located approximately 19km west-southwest from the Isle of Walney. Comprising up to 207 […]

23 January 2014 Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm has potential transboundary effects, Meath County Council has been advised. The transboundary state (the UK) may grant permission subject to conditions or without conditions, or may refuse to grant permission. The proposed development, Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, is located at approximately 19km west-south-west of the Isle of Walney coast […]

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 […]

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 […]

16 September 2012

Following a public consultation regarding the proposal for Walney Extension offshore windfarm, held at the Villa Marina last week, Steam Packet Company said that DONG Energy’s information at the event were misleading. Steam Packet Company CEO Mark Woodward said: “The Dong Walney public consultation was potentially somewhat misleading to the Manx public as there appeared […]

28 August 2012 Wind Farm Update

On September 5, DONG Energy will hold a community consultation event at the Villa Marina in Douglas regarding extension of the Walney offshore wind farm. The consultation will provide detailed explanation of the proposal to the public, Isle of Man Today news site reports. DONG plans to extend the existing Walney offshore wind farm doubling […]

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 […]

15 September 2011

  There's a chance to find out more about a planned extension to a wind farm in the Irish Sea today (Thursday).   (manxradio) [mappress] Source: manxradio, September 15, 2011

27 July 2011 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

People from the Island are being asked to get involved in a public consultation over a wind farm which lies around 20 miles south west of the Island. DONG Energy plans to extend the Walney Wind Farm which is currently under construction in the east Irish Sea near Morcambe Bay. The company is consulting with […]

20 November 2017 Business & Finance

Legal & General has provided approximately GBP 300 million of long-term acquisition debt in support of Danish pension funds, PKA and PFA consortium’s GBP 2 billion purchase of 50% of Walney Extension from Ørsted (former Dong Energy).

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.

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.

14 September 2016 Vessels

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a contract with Vroon Offshore Services for the supply of offshore logistics support, accommodation and walk-to-work services during construction of DONG Energy’s Walney Extension West offshore wind project. Vroon will deploy its newbuilding subsea-support vessel VOS Start, which provides accommodation and work space for up to 60 client personnel. The […]

16 June 2016 Wind Farm Update

Topside and jacket of the high voltage offshore substation (OSS) for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm left ENGIE Fabricom’s Hoboken yard yesterday, as they start their journey from Antwerp towards the site off the west coast of England.  By the end of this month, the jacket and topside will be installed at the construction site of […]

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 […]

21 April 2016 R&D, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind have jointly installed a V164-8.0 MW wind turbine test tower and foundation onshore to test several installation and commissioning procedures, and to act as a critical training tool before the commencement of Burbo Bank Extension offshore installation. In order to further test installation and commissioning procedures, the interfaces […]

7 November 2014 Authorities

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, […]

7 November 2014 Authorities

DECC secretary Ed Davey has granted consent for 660MW Walney 3 offshore wind farm. Even though the consent approved up to 750MW wind farm comprising up to 207 wind turbines, the developer, Dong Energy, decided to scale it down to 660MW. The wind farm is located 19km off Walney Island in Cumbria and will be […]

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 […]

26 August 2013 Wind Farm Update

After DONG Energy submitted an application for Walney Extension offshore wind farm to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS), the plans can now be seen at the Henry Bloom Library in Victoria Street, Douglas, Isle of Man Today informs. Maps and plans of the project, along with copies of the submitted application can be viewed in the […]

12 September 2012

A public consultation event held on Saturday in Millom, concerning the extension of the Walney Offshore Windfarm, had less attendance than expected. As the North- West Evening Mail reports, less than 20 people showed up to learn about Dong Energy’s plans and give their opinion. Peter Sills, the company’s communications manager believes this is because […]

6 September 2012 Wind Farm Update

The developers of the offshore wind farm extension near the Cumbrian coast said that the proposed project will not affect the Isle of Man shipping lanes, writes BBC. Namely, Dong Energy proposed an extension of 200 wind turbines for the Walney wind farm which currently consists of 102 turbines. Emily Marshall, from Dong Energy, said: […]

9 October 2011 R&D

ABPmer has been commissioned by DONG Energy Power (UK) Ltd to provide a coastal processes environmental impact assessment for the Burbo Bank and Walney Offshore Wind Farm Extensions. These projects will seek to achieve a robust investigation by making maximum use of an evidence based approach and in accord with COWRIE guidance. ABPmer has been […]

1 September 2011

Bosses from Dong Energy, the Danish company behind the 102-turbine Walney windfarm, will meet with members of the public to discuss an...   (nwemail) [mappress] Source: nwemail, September 01, 2011;

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 […]