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  • 5 January 2015

    An important tool for reducing risks and costs in offshore wind is integrated, intelligent monitoring of the foundation structures. If well implemented an integrated monitoring approach will continuously track the ‘state of health’ of a foundation and identify in a very early stage the onset of structural problems. This allows early, low cost repairs, optimal […]

  • 5 January 2018
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Universal Foundation A/S will provide mono bucket foundations for the two demonstration wind turbines planned to be installed on the DeBu offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 29 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    The leader of a German wind power trade association visited the Wichita area this month, the latest step as local officials continue their… By Bill Wilson (kansas) [mappress] Source: kansas, September 29, 2011

  • 22 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the total of 90 wind turbine foundations has been installed at the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm.

  • 27 December 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Oleg Strashnov installed the 32nd jacket foundation on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in Outer Moray Firth on 24 December, a Weekly Notice of Operations shows.

  • 21 April 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Four out of five upper steel shafts have been lifted onto the gravity based foundations built for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project at the Neptune dry dock on the Tyne in Newcastle, EDF Energy Renewables said.

  • 2 July 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Northland Power has installed the first monopile at the 600MW Gemini wind farm offshore Dutch coast. The job was completed by Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, which is install a total of 150 foundations together with Pacific Osprey of Swire Blue Ocean. Located 85 kilometers off the coast of Groningen the project will feature Siemens 4MW […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif is adapting its production facilities in Roermond and the Maasvlakte in response to new design standards and stricter requirements being defined for coating. The stricter requirements for coating are a response to the wind industry’s ambition to venture into deeper waters, lower the cost price, and generate more energy, Sif said. […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s Oleg Strashnov has installed the last of the 67 foundations for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm, Statoil, the owner, developer and future operator of the wind farm, reports. Oleg Strashnov carried out the inshore loading, transportation and installation of the monopile foundations from a storage site to the installation site. The foundations were manufactured by […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    On 22 September, Jan De Nul installed the last foundation at the Nobelwind wind farm, developed by Parkwind. All 51 foundations have been fitted with the associated transition pieces for the installation of the MHI Vestas V112-3.3MW turbines. The offshore high voltage substation (OHVS) for Belgian Nobelwind offshore wind project, also known as Belwind 2 or Bligh […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the five gravity based foundations built at the Neptune dry dock in Newcastle by the Royal BAM Group for the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project  has begun its journey down the River Tyne, EDF Energy Renewables said.

  • 13 February 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of foundations at the Galloper offshore wind farm is halfway to completion with 28 of the total 56 foundations now installed.

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Spain-based supplier of LiDARs to the offshore wind industry, EOLOS, is set to sign a memorandum of understanding with Japan Meteorological Corporation, thus making a significant step towards fulfilling its aim of entering the Japanese wind and ocean resource measurement market. 

  • 22 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen has completed the installation of the last foundation at the Burbo Bank Extension project. Van Oord was responsible for the installation of the foundations, supply and installation of the scour protection and provided the logistics of the foundations between the fabrication ports in Germany, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the […]

  • 6 October 2015

    The offshore wind industry is not really doing anything exceptional when it comes down to the basics. Wind turbine generators, WTGs, have been around onshore since one of the first electricity-generating wind turbines was built to power a holiday home in 1887 in Marykirk, Scotland. Offshore platforms were built in the early 20th century for […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    GEDI, a subsidiary of China Energy Engineering Group, has completed the installation of foundations on the 198MW Guangdong Yudean Zhanjiang Wailuo wind farm offshore China’s Guangdong Province.   In total, GEDI (Guangdong Electric Power Design & Research Institute), the EPC contractor for the project, installed 36 single-pile foundations at the site. This is the first time […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Vessels

    Establishing a safe foundation is a vital part of jack-up operations. The jack-up vessel needs to be supported by an absolutely solid foundation during the entire jack-up operation at any given site. As the vessel is jacked up, the weight is carried by the legs and onto the seabed. The seabed must be able to […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The first foundation was successfully installed at the Gode Wind Offshore Wind Farm in the German North Sea yesterday. With this project, DONG Energy is building Germany’s biggest offshore wind farm 45km from the mainland and around 33km from the islands Juist and Norderney. Trine Borum Bojsen, Managing Director from DONG Energy in Germany said: […]

  • 13 December 2016

    Tonnes of steel are being used to produce structures that support wind turbines installed at sea, erected at various distances from shore and featuring various generating capacity. As the offshore wind sector moves forward, wind farms are growing in scale, turbine capacity is increasing and the infrastructure is moving more and more away from land. These facts, […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar team has started the roll-out of the spar-type floating foundations built for the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm. The first of five floating foundations for the project was assembled at Navantia’s Fene yard on 17 January. The delivery of the foundations is expected to be carried out in the second quarter of 2017. […]

  • 4 June 2015

    Since December 2014 the AMBAU has been working on the design and engineering of 18 monopiles and transition pieces for the Nordergründe Offshore Wind Farm. Now, AMBAU has also received an order for the construction of the foundations. Manufacturing will commence at the AMBAU site in Cuxhaven in October 2015 and last until March 2016. The monopiles have a […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Almost 20 percent of piles for jacket foundations at the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm have been installed so far, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) reports.

  • 24 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The foundation stone for ElecLink, the GBP 490 million interconnector between UK and France, was laid yesterday, marking the start of works on the 1GW link between the two countries that will, i.a., enable higher levels of renewables in the two countries’ power grids.

  • 8 July 2016

    Vattenfall has issued a call for tenders for the design of secondary and tertiary structures and electrical outfitting on offshore foundations such as monopiles and jackets. This includes items such as boat landings, ladders, platforms, railings, crane, skirts, attachments for corrosion protection systems, internal platforms, cable hang-off systems and other appurtenances, as well as interim or permanent structures for transportation […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Technology

    Sif Group has established a new company strategy: Sif Works for offshore foundations.  At this year’s EWEA Offshore event in Frankfurt, the company showcased its services based on this new strategy. In March, Sif secured a contract for the manufacturing of monopiles and transition pieces for 73 wind turbines for UK’s Humber Gateway offshore wind […]

  • 16 June 2014

    The engineering and services group Bilfinger will test steel foundations for the Wikinger offshore wind farm project in the Baltic Sea on behalf of Spanish energy supplier Iberdrola. Beginning in 2016, a total of 70 wind turbines are planned to be installed in water depths of up to 42 meters North East of the German […]