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Singapore-based Keppel FELS Ltd has secured a contract from Ørsted to provide two offshore substations for the Greater Changhua wind sites in Taiwan. Valued at more than SGD 150 million (around EUR 98 million), the contract comprises detailed engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning for two 600MW substations. It excludes certain electrical components to be […]
All three offshore substations and the world's first Reactive Compensation Substation (RCS) have been installed at Hornsea Project One, Ørsted, the owner and developer of the 1.2GW wind farm, said.
The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has approved Ørsted’s application to reduce the number of offshore substations and increase the size of the topsides on the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project.
Ørsted has sent an application to the UK's Planning Inspectorate to reduce the maximum number of offshore HVAC collector substations permitted under the Hornsea Project Two Development Consent Order (DCO).
Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime have entered into a partnership with Taiwan's shipyard CSBC Corporation to jointly produce and supply offshore substations to the Taiwanese offshore wind market that is preparing for take-off.
ZephIR Lidar has released details of a new meteorological standard which shows that offshore substations on operational wind farms can now be delivered with a ZephIR 300M wind lidar as part of a Meteorological Monitoring Module, eliminating the need for a traditional meteorological mast.
Belgian offshore wind developer Otary has issued a tender for engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of high voltage substations on the Seastar and the Mermaid offshore wind farms.
HMB Lintec marine GmbH has signed contracts for the supply of pedestal offshore cranes for three offshore substations located in German waters.
Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) has started cooperating with the German-based Rhenus Offshore Logistics on the provision of offshore supply services to wind farms on the German Continental Shelf. According to the agreement, Vroon is in charge of delivering bulk, containerised and project cargo to wind farm offshore substations off Germany, the company announced via social media. The operations are performed […]
Denmark's Energinet.dk has selected the Copenhagen-headquartered ISC Consulting Engineers A/S as designers of two offshore substations for the planned 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm. The design contract comprises fully detailed design and follow-up of a 200MW offshore substation – named Kriegers Flak A (KFA) and a 400MW offshore substation – named Kriegers Flak B (KFB). KFB will […]
The FICG consortium of Cofely Fabricom, Iemants and CG, which was selected by Van Oord for the Gemini offshore wind project in the Netherlands, has finalized the construction of the two HV offshore substations and has shipped them out to their final destination. Both substations Buitengaats (300MW) and ZeeEnergie (300MW) left the Hoboken dock near […]
TÜV SÜD will carry out the certification of two offshore substation platforms for Gemini offshore wind farm. The company has been commissioned by Typhoon Offshore B.V., Amsterdam, on behalf of Equity investors Gemini to undertake the certification of the 300MW high-voltage substations for the offshore wind farm located in the North Sea, off the coast […]
This is key to a responsible realisation of the Energiewende" says Lex Hartman, Director Corporate Development of TSO TenneT. "After all, the German ambition implies building one turbine every day." The recent Atomausstieg and the subsequent Energiewende brought about a revolution in the German offshore wind sector. Over the next ten years, 13GW of offshore […]
Harland and Wolff is to build two offshore substations for Siemens. Siemens awards contract for Gwynt y Mor offshore platform structures to Harland and Wolff. Siemens, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, has awarded Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited the design and build contract for two offshore substation platforms for the Gwynt […]
UK-based MPI Offshore has won the contract for the transportation and installation of 92 monopile foundations and transition pieces and two offshore substations at 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm.
Hollandia Offshore B.V. and the Danish transmission system operator, Energinet.dk, signed a contract for the engineering, procurement and commissioning of the Kriegers Flak substations on 31 May. The project comprises two unmanned substations which are due for delivery to the installation site in April 2018. Commissioning will take place in April and May of 2018. The […]
Substations are the vital links for a future supergrid, and the key to success for offshore wind energy. The need to reduce cost throughout the value chain while maintaining maximum reliability remains a powerful driver for innovation in this field. IQPCs 2nd International Conference Offshore Wind Power Substations will be held from 26 till 28 […]
CG has been awarded the contract for the design, engineering, supply and installation of the Onshore and Offshore Substations at the 219 MW Humber Gateway offshore wind farm in UK. Humber Gateway is a Round 2 Offshore Wind Project owned by E.ON. The scheme is based on 73 multi megawatt turbines, power from which will […]
The two large offshore substations, each weighing nearly 1,000 tonnes, arrived off the North Norfolk coast at 22:00 the 3rd. of May to be installed at the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. The substations will channel the energy generated by the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind farm to the onshore substation at Salle for distribution […]
The Scottish Ministers have given marine consent for the construction and operation of the 850MW Moray West offshore wind project. This clears the way for the project to participate in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction scheduled for this summer. If successful in the auction, the project could enter the construction phase in 2022. The […]
The German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has granted a license to OWP Gennaker GmbH, a subsidiary of wpd, to build and operate the 865.2MW Gennaker offshore wind farm. The license covers the construction and operation of the wind farm consisting of 103 wind turbines, two offshore substations, and the inter-array cables. The wind farm will feature Siemens Gamesa […]
Atlantique Offshore Energy, part of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has secured certification from DNV GL for its SeeOs modular electrical substation concept for offshore wind farms. According to the company, the Certification Report and Statement of Compliance is a crucial step in approving the design of electrical offshore substations, validating the underlying assumptions and the studies executed so far which will […]
Ørsted has awarded Worley with a contract to engineer and design two offshore wind topside substations for the 700MW Revolution Wind project off the Rhode Island coast, US. The project started in March 2019, with the installation expected in 2022, Worley said. “This project is directly aligned to our strategic priority of supporting our customers through […]
The U.S. offshore wind industry represents a circa USD 70 billion CAPEX revenue opportunity to businesses in the local supply chain, according to a new white paper by Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW). The analysis, provided by Renewables Consulting Group (RCG), offers a road map for states and a menu for suppliers to build new offshore wind […]
ScottishPower Renewables has announced Grove Wood, Friston, as the most appropriate location for development of the onshore substations required for its East Anglia Two and East Anglia One North offshore wind farms.
“Bringing floating substations to commercial feasibility and utilizing serialization, industrialization and innovation to reduce the cost of floating wind”, said Ole Stobbe, Business Development Manager Northern Europe at Ideol, while speaking about what the company aims to do with a grant it recently received.