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The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has approved long-term contracts for 800MW of offshore wind between Vineyard Wind and the Commonwealth’s electric distribution companies. “The approval of these contracts is an important step toward the completion of the largest offshore wind project in the country, which will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide Massachusetts […]
EDS HV Group has secured a operations and maintenance contract by Equitix Investment Management for the offshore transmission assets at the Greater Gabbard wind farm. Under the 15-year contract, EDS will provide a full turnkey solution for two offshore platforms, the onshore substation and grid connection at the 500MW project in Lowestoft, the UK, to help fulfill the output […]
Dutch high voltage offshore wind specialist Visser & Smit Hanab has been awarded the contract to perform all array cable terminations and testing work at the East Anglia One wind farm. The scope of the work entails the 66kV array cable terminations in all 102 turbines, as well as the installation of the custom-designed cable […]
The consortium of Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa has signed a conditional contract to build the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The conditional contract includes the construction of the +380MW wind farm, as well as service operations for at least 16 years following completion. The consortium was named the preferred contractor for the […]
Siemens Gamesa has contracted TÜV NORD to provide certification for the SG 10.0-193 DD turbine, the company’s first 10+ MW unit. TÜV NORD will carry out turbine design checks and prototype and type testing campaigns which will include load validation measurements, safety and functional tests, as well as performance measurements. Based on the data obtained, the company will […]
Prysmian Group has won a contract to develop a turnkey cable system for the Provence Grand Large floating offshore wind project in France. Under the EUR 30 million deal, Prysmian will supply 3km of inter-array cables, 19km of export cables and onshore cables for a 9km route. All submarine cables will be produced at the company’s centers of […]
Fugro has secured a contract with TenneT for unexploded ordnance (UXO) services at an offshore wind project in the Netherlands. Under the multimillion-euro contract, Fugro will bring DP2 multipurpose vessel Atlantis Dweller to its fleet to carry out identification and clearance (ID&C) activities beginning from April. According to the Dutch company, the announcement follows previous involvement in route […]
BiFab has won a contract by GeoSea to produce piles worth up to GBP 26.5 million for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project. The contract represents the first in less than a year since DF Barnes, a subsidiary of the Canadian JV Drive, acquired BiFab. According to DF Barnes, the win will create 82 jobs at […]
Solstad Offshore ASA has secured a contract with GeoSea for the Moray East offshore wind project in the UK. Solstad Offshore will provide the vessel Normand Service, previously Sea Spider, to support wind farm installation operations at the 950MW project. The vessel will be chartered for a period of 180 days firm, with up to […]
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has signed a contract for inter-array cable work at an undisclosed offshore wind farm. Under the EUR 80 million contract, the Dutch company is in charge of replacing and repairing a part of the inter-array cables at the project. Boskalis will use three anchored barge spreads, including the cable repair assets Bokabarge 82 and recently acquired […]
National Grid has filed for regulatory approval of a 20-year contract for energy from Ørsted’s 400MW Revolution Wind offshore wind farm with the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission (PUC). The contract price for energy and environmental attributes is a fixed, nominal price of US 9.8 cents per kilowatt-hour (US 7.4 cents per kilowatt-hour in 2017 […]
The TFKable Group and VolkerInfra have won a contract to provide the onshore high voltage cable for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland. Siemens is in charge of connecting the offshore wind farm to the Scottish grid. TFKable Group’s HV production plant in Bydgoszcz, Poland will manufacture the 220kV cable, with the production […]
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. […]
Siemens Gamesa has awarded 1StopWind, a UK-based wind turbine inspection and maintenance specialist, with a contract for offshore Statutory Inspection and Repair works at four offshore wind farms in Germany. The contract is the third for the UK company for Siemens Gamesa’s offshore projects in Germany. Namely, 1StopWind executed similar contracts in 2017 and in 2018, […]
Van Oord has contracted Marine Coordination Services to provide a team to support the construction of the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. Under the contract, Marine Coordination Services is currently deploying a team of four professionals to support the marine coordination center. According to the Dutch company, the team, which can be deployed 24/7, will operate […]
Ørsted has suspended the execution of contracts with Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation, China Steel Corporation (CSC) and Century Iron and Steel Industrial (CISI) for the developer’s offshore wind projects in Taiwan, Taiwanese media reports. OffshoreWIND.biz has contacted Ørsted to confirm this, with the company yet to respond. The suspended contracts were already ongoing, while for those that […]
The South Korean LS Cable & System has won a contract to manufacture submarine power cables for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
Siemens Gamesa has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to provide storage for 37 of its wind turbine blades destined for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
EEW Special Pipe Constructions has secured a contract with Vattenfall to manufacture the monopile foundations for the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish Baltic Sea.
Dredging International has contracted Sif to produce the monopiles and, in joint venture with Smulders, the transition pieces for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium.
Siemens has secured an order to connect the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm to the Scottish grid.
Boskalis has secured a contract for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables for the Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland.
Jan De Nul Group has awarded Global Wind Service (GWS) with the installation and completion scope for the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.
SeaMade NV has awarded the consortium of ENGIE Fabricom, Tractebel, Smulders and GeoSea an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract for the two substations of the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium.
Wiking Helikopter Service has secured a contract with TenneT to provide helicopter transport to all converter platforms, offshore wind farms and installation vessels in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the North Sea.
International consulting group COWI has increased its presence in the USA for the consultancy contract with Vineyard Wind in Massachusetts – the first major US offshore wind energy project.