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  • 12 November 2018
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The Kriegers Flak – Combined Grid Solution has reached another milestone after Germany’s 50Hertz and Denmark’s Energinet completed the 24 hours tests on both of the offshore cables connecting the Danish platform on the Kriegers Flak wind farm with the German platform on the Baltic 2.

  • 28 April 2011

    The opening of the Baltic 1 offshore wind farm on represents a milestone, according to the CEO of the energy utility Baden-Wuerttemberg (EnBW), Hans-Peter Villis. “As the first commercial wind farm in Germany, this project has a special meaning for the offshore wind sector, “ said Villis. Baltic 1 will produce power for about 50 […]

  • 11 September 2011
    Grid Connection

      Visser & Smit Marine Contracting, a VolkerWessels company, has recently signed four contracts related to the installation of cables for offshore wind parks with a combined value of over € 150 million. This underlines the excellent qualities of VSMC as one of the leading European companies in the field of electrical energy connections for […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Anholt offshore wind farm has been turned back on just over four weeks after faulty cable forced it to shut down. The wind farm went offline on 21 February after which NKT and JD Contractors worked to replace the faulty cable section. “It is a mammoth task to find the fault and replace the broken […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Grid Connection, R&D

    TenneT has contracted eight cable suppliers to develop and test a 525 kV HVDC subsea cable system. The offshore grid operator plans to have the new cable system certified in spring 2022.

  • 10 February 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operators and 50Hz Transmission are looking for a provider of client representative services during unexploded ordnance (UXO) activities along the cable routes at the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS).

  • 26 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    RWE Innogy has shared a photo of the first 45-kilometre export cable for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm being loaded onto the carousel of VBMS’ multipurpose vessel Ndurance. In October 2015, VBMS signed a contract for the export cabling scope in a consortium with nkt cables, consisting of supply and installation of two 45-kilometre-long export cables […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    In the last week of August, the first of a total of 80 wind energy plants of the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm was erected. For INROS LACKNER this also marks an important milestone as the company is involved in the offshore wind project on behalf of EnBW. The wind farm, with a total capacity of 288 […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited (GWFL) has started preparing a section of Sizewell beach in Suffolk for the installation of the export cables that will bring the power generated from the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm to the onshore substation that will connect to the National Grid. Work is also continuing at the substation construction site north […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    The first cable that will connect the Borssele Alpha offshore high voltage substation in the Dutch North Sea to the transformer station at Borssele has made landfall, TenneT said. On Friday, 12 April, Boskalis started to pull in the sea cable on land and early Saturday morning the cable reached the newly built transformer station. […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oldenburg-based utility EWE will not see any power coming from its 113.4 MW Riffgat offshore wind farm until the end of April due to a malfunction on the subsea cable some 22 kilometres off the coast, Mathias Fischer, a spokesperson for the grid operator TenneT TSO, told Offshore WIND. The wind farm has been offline since November 2015 […]

  • 29 August 2011

      Leading renewable energy consultancy group, Natural Power, has achieved a world first in demonstrating matched performance of its continuous wave wind lidar, ZephIR, to a calibrated wind tunnel as part of a Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation (DNATF) project with Denmark’s National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Risø DTU, global manufacturer of wind turbines blades, […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and its Race Bank project partners, Macquarie and Sumitomo, will hold an inauguration ceremony for the 573MW offshore wind farm in Grimsby, UK, on 13 June.

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    GE Grid Solutions has won a contract to design, supply and install the high voltage equipment for the Inch Cape offshore wind project in Scotland.

  • 17 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Denmark’s Energinet has issued a contract notice seeking Marine Warranty Surveyors for the 1,400MW Viking Link interconnector, the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Great Britain and Denmark. Viking Link is a joint project of Energinet and the UK’s National Grid Viking Link Limited. The tender concerns consultants working onboard the cable laying vessels as […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Grid Connection

    Balfour Beatty has won a contract to deliver the British onshore civil works for the Viking Link interconnector, the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Great Britain and Denmark. Under the GBP 90 million four-year contract, Balfour Beatty is responsible for the civil engineering and installation of 68km of high-voltage cabling across Lincolnshire, connecting Denmark […]

  • 5 November 2012

      JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the global energy industry, announced the appointment of Ralph Oliver Steinberg as German and Northern European Sales Manager – Subsea Power Cables. Ralph, who assumed his current position on 1 October 2012, will be responsible for developing and implementing sales strategies, creating new business opportunities and providing […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    French cable maker Nexans has won a contract to provide a subsea export cable system for the nearshore section of Ørsted’s 1.4GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The contract is worth over EUR 150 million and will see Nexans supplying 200 kilometres of the 245 kV high voltage alternating current (HVAC) subsea export […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Italy-based Prysmian Group has received a letter of award from National Grid Viking Link Limited and Energinet, for the development of Viking Link, the first submarine cable connection between the UK and Denmark. Worth close to EUR 700 million, the contract includes the turn-key design, manufacture, and installation of the world’s longest interconnector with the entire […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Technology, Vessels

    UK marine engineering company MAATS Tech has announced that it received a patent for its latest product, the Vessel Enabler, a modular chute that enables high-tension horizontal cable lay in deep waters and thus eliminates the need for a vertical lay tower or vertical lay system.

  • 27 March 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The governments of Flanders and the Netherlands have reached an agreement on the Borssele subsea cables that will run through the Western Scheldt (Westerscheld), the estuary of the Scheldt river and an important shipping route for the Belgian Port of Antwerp.

  • 11 December 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Tideway BV, part of DEME Group, has completed the installation of the export cable at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch transmission systems operator TenneT TSO B.V. has awarded a contract to the Schiedam-based HSM Offshore for the construction of offshore transformer stations required to link up the wind farms to be built offshore at Borssele in the south-west of the Netherlands. The contract concerns the offshore platform for the Borssele Alpha wind farm zone. […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster today reported that both revenue and operating profit were higher in the third quarter of 2016 than the average seen in the first two quarters of the year, with the increase wholly attributable to the contribution from the offshore activities acquired from VolkerWessels, which are consolidated with effect from the third quarter. The […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Commission has found that 11 producers of underground and submarine high voltage power cables operated a cartel, and has imposed fines totalling €301,639,000. Such cables are typically used to connect generation capacity to the electricity grid or to interconnect power grids in different countries. Large infrastructure and renewable energy projects such as offshore […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The first course as part of the innovative Continuing Studies Programme Offshore Wind Energy which has been running since October 2012 is already nearing its end in May 2013 and it has been a great success. There has been very positive feedback from the 24 participants regarding both the unique combination of subjects covered by […]