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  • 3 January 2017
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and Energinet.dk have driven the first pile into the ground to kick off the construction of the Dutch converter station of the COBRAcable, a subsea electricity connection that will link the Dutch and Danish grids. The COBRAcable will have a capacity of 700MW, will be approximately 325 kilometres long, and will run from Eemshaven, the […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Reportlinker announced a “High-Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Converter Stations – Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Equipment Market Share and Competitive Landscape Analysis to 2020”.  Summary This report starts with an introduction to the global HVDC converter station market. The next chapter talks about the global HVDC converter station industry. Global drivers and restraints are also […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Research and Markets has added the “HVDC Converter Station Market by Type, by Technology, by Application and by Geography – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019” report to their offering. The rapid increase in offshore wind farms and increasing demand for efficient power transmission are some of the drivers of the HVDC converter station market. With […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Grid Connection

    ABB has received an order worth around $140 million from Energinet.dk in Denmark and 50Hertz Transmission in Germany to design, supply and install an HVDC converter station in Bentwisch, Northern Germany. The company will provide the complete HVDC station including transformers, converter valves, cooling systems, control and protection and other related equipment at the converter station. […]

  • 29 November 2010
    Grid Connection, Technology

    DNV will certify an offshore wind converter station being built by grid operator TenneT in the German sector of the North Sea. DNV will provide full approval services for the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of the high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station DolWin alpha which will be located some 60 kilometres offshore close […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Research and Markets has added the “Global HVDC Converter Station Market 2014-2018” report to their offering. According to the report, the global HVDC Converter Station market will grow at a CAGR of 22.2% over the period 2013-2018. A high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) converter station is a specialized type of substation, which is used as an end-to-end equipment […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Grid Connection

    TenneT, the European electricity transmission system operator, fully commissioned converter station HelWin 1. The company made the announcement on Friday. HelWin 1 is a 576 MW converter station that will transport electricity produced by two 288 MW wind farms, Nordsee Ost and Meerwind Ost/Sud, to the grid. Made by Siemens, HelWin 1 is connected to […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    Following SMart Wind’s Phase 2 Consultation Events held between 8th and 17th November 2011 and subsequent responses received following the formal Section 42 Consultation process which ended on 16th December 2011, SMart Wind announced that the Site A has been allocated as the preferred location for the onshore converter station. Of the four sites considered […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Aibel employees doing their job on the DolWin beta converter station.  “Small people, great effort,” says Aibel AS in a description of the photo that shows work on the DolWin beta offshore converter station outside the company’s yard in Haugesund, Norway. With a capacity of more than 900 MW, the converter station will host […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Rongxin Huiko Electric (RXHK) has won a contract to supply a set of converter valves for the onshore converter station of the Rudong offshore wind demonstration project in China. RXHK will supply ±400kV 1,100MW VSC HVDC converter valves for the station, including all insulators and AC-DC hardware fittings, together with the valve cooling and auxiliary […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Sabik, a specialist in sea marking for offshore wind farms, has successfully executed the order for buoyage at the construction site of the DolWin beta converter station. Together with Boskalis Offshore, the company deployed four buoys within less than 24 hours. With the completion of the protected area construction of the converter station DolWin beta can […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Grid Connection

    ABB has installed DolWin beta, the world’s most powerful offshore converter station in the North Sea. The 320-kilovolt converter station, housed on an offshore platform, has a 916 megawatts (MW) power transmission capacity, making it the world’s most powerful installation of its kind, enough to power more than 1,000,000 households with clean energy. The offshore […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    The 700MW COBRA Cable interconnector linking the Dutch and the Danish grid will be available for the electricity market as of delivery day, 7 September, Dutch high-voltage grid operator TenneT said. The 325-kilometre subsea high-voltage direct current cable is an initiative of TenneT and the Danish electricity and gas grid operator Energinet. Construction started in 2016 and was […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    National Grid UK and France’s Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) have awarded contracts with a combined value of around EUR 620 million for the supply of cables and converter stations for the 1,000MW IFA2 interconnector.

  • 24 October 2019
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has started construction work in Emden, Germany at the site of the onshore converter station which will be part of the DolWin6 grid connection. The foundation work for the converter station in Emden will continue over the next six months with one thousand piles up to 24 metres long being drilled into the […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D

    The Danish Nature Agency (Naturstyrelsen) is initiating its first public consultation on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process of the land-based technical elements for the Viking Link project in Denmark on Monday, 30 May. Viking Link is a proposed 1,400 MW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) electricity link between the British and Danish transmission systems connecting […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Grid Connection

    Forewind will this week host the third meeting of the community working group that has been established to assist with the siting of the onshore electricity infrastructure for the proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind development. Following on from meetings held in March and May, this meeting will build on work carried out previously […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    Corrosion Protection Consult GmbH has signed a contract to provide corrosion protection inspection on the BorWin gamma converter station in the German North Sea. The contract started recently and is expected to be completed by the end of June. The scope of work includes monitoring and inspection of the coating works at the newly installed converter […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The SeaRenergy – Fichtner consortium has been awarded a contract to provide revision and development of all risk assessments for offshore and onshore converter stations operated by the Dutch and German transmission systems operator TenneT. The contract has been signed for a minimum of two years. The purpose is to identify potential hazards for people, installations […]

  • 1 May 2012

    The second meeting of the community working group established to assist Forewind with the siting of the electricity infrastructure for the proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck development will be held in Cottingham this week. Representatives from parish councils, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and community groups have agreed to work with Forewind to help identify […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has won a contract to deliver two converter stations for the 1,400MW Viking Link interconnector, the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Great Britain and Denmark. The interconnector is being jointly developed by National Grid Ventures, Great Britain, and Energinet, Denmark via National Grid Viking Link Ltd. and Energinet Eltransmission A/S. Viking Link is […]

  • 11 August 2015

    ABB has installed the world’s most powerful offshore converter station in the North Sea, which has a 916 MW power transmission capacity,enough to power more than 1,000,000 households. The offshore converter station is part of the DolWin2 project, which will be operated by transmission system operator TenneT and will connect offshore wind farms in the North […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has been awarded an order for COBRAcable, a link between the Dutch and Danish power grids, by Danish power grid service provider Energinet.dk and its Dutch counterpart TenneT TSO. Siemens will supply two HVDC converter stations at both sides of the DC power line, which will be routed as a subsea cable through the North […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Northern HeliCopter GmbH (NHC) has received an order from Petrofac Ltd. for transport flights/crew changes to the BorWin3 gamma platform.

  • 11 December 2015
    Grid Connection

    On Sunday, 13 December, two 475-ton electric transformers for the onshore substation of the DolWin3 project will embark on the last stage of their journey to the Dörpen West converter station in Heede, Germany. The transport of the transformers started in late November from GE’s transformer factory in Mönchengladbach. In 2013, TenneT awarded a contract for the […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Representatives from parish councils, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and community groups will be invited to take part in a working group aimed at assisting Forewind, developer of the proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind farm projects, with the siting of its electricity infrastructure near Cottingham. The working group, comprising local community representatives, will […]