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  • 19 November 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    High voltage engineering specialist EDS HV Group has completed on-load tap changer (OLTC) maintenance work on EDF Renewables’ 66kV/33kV generator transformers at Teesside offshore wind farm.

  • 19 February 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    TenneT has awarded Aker Solutions, NSG Wind and Fichtner with contracts for the maintenance of onshore and offshore converter station components and AC power transmission systems in the Dutch and German North Sea.

  • 4 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Denmark’s Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP) has awarded financial support to the CORTIR project proposed by a partnership of 21 industry companies and 2 universities headed up by Bladena ApS.

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    According to a notice to mariners for Strangford Narrows area issued yesterday, 24th September, planned operations on the SeaGen tidal turbine system are currently being undertaken and may impact navigation. SeaGen is a tidal turbine comprising of a central pile and crossbeam that holds the turbines at the extremities. When the crossbeam is raised above […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    EWE Offshore Service & Solutions (OSS) has opened a tender for helicopter services from Emden, Germany, to offshore wind farms. The contractor will be responsible for transporting personnel and material from Emden to the Riffgat, Alpha Ventus, Merkur, Trianel Windpark Borkum and Gemini offshore wind farms. According to EWE, the helicopter would be used for […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Nordsee One GmbH has issued a tender seeking service and maintenance of 54 Senvion turbines at its 332MW offshore wind project in Germany. The contractor will be in charge of the scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, inspection and repair of turbine components, as well as the management of spare parts. Additionally, the selected company will provide documentation […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Servicing around 2,200 wind turbines and 56 substations under fixed maintenance contracts, as well as repairs and assessments for a further 1,500 plants, Deutsche Windtechnik AG has experienced rapid growth since being established in 2007. Last year, the company experienced a near 40% in turnover, which passed the 70 million Euro mark for the first […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    EWE Offshore Service & Solutions GmbH (EWE OSS) has won a contract to provide technical maintenance of the Merkur offshore substation in the German North Sea.

  • 5 January 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    During high waves, storm and hail, André Carstens goes out to sea to maintain offshore wind plants. Maintenance requires courage, experience and technical know-how. Acrophobia and seasickness have no place there. “This is not a job for sissies. It is a hard job,” Carstens emphasized. Check out this video for better insight in offshore wind maintenance: […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum has issued a tender for the provision of turbine monitoring, repair, and maintenance services on the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Currently under construction, the wind farm will comprise 32 Senvion 6.2M152 turbines installed on monopile foundations at the site some 45 kilometres north of the island of […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Windtechnik Offshore and Consulting is now responsible for the majority of equipment services as well as technical management for Nordergründe offshore wind farm. The wind farm, for which construction work and operation is scheduled to start in 2016, will be equipped with 18 Senvion® 6.2 wind turbines and an offshore substation. The early legal […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Starting in April 2017, five universities in the UK will launch a three-year project to combine drone technology for the robotic inspection of offshore wind turbines, artificial intelligence (AI) to discover the fault patterns, and intelligent physics modelling to reduce costs and improve performance levels in this rapidly growing industry. The GBP 3.8 million project, funded by […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum has issued a tender seeking corrective maintenance work for the Trianel Windpark Borkum offshore wind farm in Germany. The contractor will be in charge of the corrective maintenance and optional repair/refurbishment of major components such as gearboxes, generators, blade sets and rotor hubs. The tender also covers work on the MV converters, MV switchboards, main […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Training & Education

    The Renewables Training Network (RTN) has unveiled its latest initiative to meet the growing demand for skilled workers in the wind energy sector with the announcement of new training courses in turbine blade inspection and maintenance. To harness the wind effectively, blades must be kept in tip-top condition. This means owners have to put a […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    The establishment of the future operation and maintenance facilities has now come so far that flag and garland could be hoisted on the communication tower to mark the roofing ceremony. Approx 30 workmen, representatives from the harbour, consultants and DONG Energy’s project group were present. Thomas Hermansen, Onshore Manager, and Flemming Thomsen, Project Director, gave […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum has opened a tender seeking CPS retrofit and bolt exchange services for the Trianel Windpark Borkum offshore wind project. The awarded company will be in charge of subsea works on CPS retrofits and subsea bolt exchanges at diffusor plates, i.e. steel plate under the central column of the tripod foundation. The scope […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE Innogy has commissioned Dutch company Fabricom Offshore Services BV to maintain the foundations of the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm over the coming four years. The contract includes the inspection and maintenance of the 49 jacket foundations of the wind turbines and the transformer substation, together with the monopile foundations of the measurement mast. […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Altitec has completed lightning damage inspection and repairs at the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm as part of its maintenance work at the site.

  • 8 October 2014

    The Offshore WIND Installation and Maintenance Conference takes place on 29 October in Amsterdam. In an informative and educational day speakers from the industry provide an overview of wind farm developments, innovations in wind farm installation & maintenance and they will discuss the challenges of grid integration. The conference addresses the technical, operational, commercial and […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    B.offshore GmbH has completed maintenance work on the offshore substation of the Alpha Ventus offshore wind farm in Germany.

  • 9 June 2010
    Operations & Maintenance

    Operation and maintenance (O&M) costs account for a significant portion of the overall costs of all wind farm projects, but it will take a… [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, June 08, 2010;

  • 3 February 2012

      The Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) awarded a contract for the construction and operation of a coordinating body for the implementation and maintenance of the National Master Maritime Technologies plan (“NMMT”) directed towards the promotion and development of maritime technology industry in Germany to Bietergemeinschaft Balance Technology, Consulting GmbH. Apart from many […]

  • 23 February 2011

    The offshore wind industry is in transition, and faces faces challenges that are typical of all fast-growing sectors: unforeseen problems… ( [mappress] Source:, February 23, 2011

  • 4 July 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Providing power for offshore operations on a transition piece in the construction phase is an essential service when working on the lifeless transition piece. Recently GeoSea chartered the Guardian, Braveheart Shipping’s survey vessel, to provide power by cable to the transition piece in the Borkum Riffgrund 1 wind farm on which they were carrying out […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has issued a tender seeking wind turbine maintenance services on the 288MW DanTysk offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The service agreement covers the scheduled maintenance of 54 wind turbines in 2020 and 80 units in 2021. The contract is expected to start in June 2020 and end in June 2021. The […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Renewable Strategy Limited (RSL) has deployed computerized maintenance management software on the Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan.