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  • 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 […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has refused Vattenfall’s development consent order (DCO) application for the Thanet Extension offshore wind project.  The conclusion behind the decision is that Vattenfall failed to demonstrate sufficient mitigation of risks to safety of navigation to make them As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP). According […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cable laying barge, Nostag 10, carrying array cables, is on its way to Kentish Flats Extension offshore wind farm site. The vessel was first to arrive at the NSW’s factory berth in Nordenham on Friday 1st May. Currently in transit, it is expected to arrive on the site later this week. The second cable laying […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    On March 2, Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA)’s elected representatives officially launched large- scale extension works of the port of Cherbourg’s main roadstead, which will be a milestone in the history of the port’s development. Due to the allocation of ALSTOM’s industrial unit for offshore wind activities on harbour land, and EDF’s assembly hub for the […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    NKT has commissioned the high-voltage cable system on the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.

  • 4 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The topside of the substation for Dong Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm was installed on 25 June, Smulders reported.  The substation topside and jacket left Engie Fabricom’s Hoboken yard in Belgium on 15 June. A consortium of ENGIE Fabricom and Iemants has been contracted by DONG Energy for the fabrication of the offshore substation. The load-out […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Cumbria, UK.

  • 21 October 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Gardline Environmental’s Coastal Division has recently been awarded contract extensions at the London Array offshore wind farm. These extensions mean that the Marian Array, Ellida Array and Smeaton Array, as well as the Gardian 7, will continue crew transfer operations supporting the O&M teams at London Array through the winter and into the New Year. […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Grid Connection

    Array and export cables have been installed at 49.5MW Kentish Flats Extension offshore wind farm. Following the completion of the work, Nostag was demobilised and has left the site. Meanwhile, “our vessels are gathering components for the next stage of the project,” said Vattenfall spokesperson. Neptune has returned to Esbjerg in Denmark to collect three […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Electricity has been generated for the first time at the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, a joint venture between DONG Energy (50%) and its partners PKA (25%) and KIRKBI A/S (25%). With the initial MHI Vestas 8MW turbines recently installed in Liverpool Bay, power from the first turbine is now being exported to […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The testing of the last MHI Vestas 8MW turbine on the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm was completed this month and the wind farm has been fully commissioned, DONG Energy said.

  • 29 August 2017

    60% of local residents support Vattenfall’s plan to extend the existing Thanet Extension offshore wind farm, a recent survey shows.

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has submitted an application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Thanet Extension offshore wind farm to the UK Planning Inspectorate.

  • 25 May 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The last foundation at Kentish Flats Extension has been installed late last week. The piling was scheduled to take place at around 8 o’clock in the evening but due to challenging soil conditions the installation was postponed for 23:00. GeoSea’s offshore wind installation vessel Neptune commenced the installation of 15 foundations earlier this month. The next […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Ports & Logistics

    The port of Cherbourg, France, now has a 680m linear wharf, accessible to vessels with a draught of up to 14m, as the extension of the “Quai de Flamands” was completed this March, after 2 years of construction works.  The extension was built within the framework of a renewable marine energy project and is also designed to handle heavy and industrial cargo. The Eendracht from […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has welcomed the news that the Secretary of State for the Department of Energy & Climate Change has given consent to DONG Energy Burbo Extension Limited for an extension to the existing Burbo Bank offshore wind farm.  The development consent order will allow for the provision of up to 259MW of additional […]

  • 8 December 2014

    At the end of September developer DONG Energy  received development consent from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm for which the company had already been granted the lease agreement by The Crown Estate on 11 May 2010. Burbo Bank Extension will be located west […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ofgem has appointed Diamond Transmission Partners as the preferred bidder to own and operate the offshore transmission link of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the UK. The consortium of HICL Infrastructure Company, Diamond Transmission Corporation and Chubu Electric Power will be operating the wind farm’s transmission link for a period of 20 years. HICL said that […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted, the former DONG Energy, has signed an agreement to sell 50% of Walney Extension, a 659 MW UK offshore wind farm project to a consortium consisting of PKA and PFA, two Danish pension funds.

  • 6 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has started developing a proposal for an extension to the existing and operational Thanet offshore wind farm located approximately 12 kilometres from the shore at Margate in Kent, UK. The extension would comprise addition of up to 34 turbines on the edges of the existing 300MW wind farm which has been operational since 2010. Using the […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Grid Connection

    On December 12, 2013, Vattenfall Wind Power Ltd has awarded a contract for the supply of 30 km MVAC array subsea cables for the Kentish Flats Extension to NSW GmbH, a subsidiary of General Cable Corp. The start of production is scheduled for 2014, the commissioning of the extension of the wind farm for 2015. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall today completed the installation of the first of 15 MHI Vestas V112 3.3MW wind turbines at its extension to Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, 7km off Whitstable and Herne Bay off the Kent Coast. Matthew Green, Vattenfall’s Project Director for the construction of the 49.5MW scheme said: “One up, 14 to go. Vattenfall is […]