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  • 9 July 2015

    Siemens completed the Westermeerwind onshore substation yesterday. Now the electricity from turbines will be transported to the substation via electrical wires where it will be converted to a high voltage and feed into the national grid to TenneT, explained Willie Wienholts, Siemens project manager. Project director Westermeer Wind Peter de Weijs: “This is an important […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    50Hertz Offshore is set to expand the operational Lubmin onshore substation in Germany due to offshore wind needs. According to 50Hertz, a need for the further establishment of connections to the Lubmin substation is required because of tendering procedures for offshore wind projects. Three 220kV and two 380/220kV connection panels for offshore transformers are required […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Grid Connection

    Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £12 million scheme to develop an onshore substation to facilitate the transfer of electricity from the Burbo Bank Extension wind farm in North Wales to the National Grid for Dong Energy. The substation will be located at Bodelwyddan, south of the St Asaph Business Park in Denbighshire, where it […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has selected Sollatek to provide stabilisers for the Beatrice offshore wind farm’s onshore substation.

  • 11 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Balfour Beatty have broken ground on the onshore substation for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. Balfour Beatty is in charge of enabling works for the wind farm’s onshore substation to ensure the site preparation is underway in good time, avoiding future schedule pressures, a spokesperson from Ørsted told OffshoreWIND. The main contract for […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation (TCC) to build two onshore substations, cable corridors, landfalls and transition joint bays for the first 900MW Greater Changhua projects.

  • 5 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has awarded TECO Electric & Machinery with an EPC contract for the onshore substation of the Chang Fang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan. Under the deal, TECO will build the onshore substation, as well as provide the submarine cables which will transmit power from the two wind farms located offshore Changhua County in […]

  • 29 July 2011

    The onshore transformer at Cleveleys near Blackpool has been tested and is now ready for energisation. The perimeter fence around the substation is in place and the substation now meets the High voltage rules with restricted access. Inside the substation the harmonic filter compound has been finished and tested. The site has been sealed with […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £25 million project by DONG Energy to construct a high voltage onshore substation, as part of the new Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Work to construct the new onshore substation is planned to start in January 2016, with Balfour Beatty responsible for the build at North Killingholme, North […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited (DOW), a subsidiary of Warwick Energy Limited, has today received planning permission from Breckland Council to build and operate an onshore substation near Necton, Norfolk, together with an associated buried cable route spur. The substation is needed to connect the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm (Dudgeon) project to the national electrical transmission […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After the Inch Cape Offshore team had spent the last year consulting on a new location for its onshore infrastructure, based on the feedback received on the initial application, the developer has now submitted a new application to East Lothian Council for planning permission in principle, proposing the former Cockenzie Power Station site as the new location for Inch Cape offshore wind farm’s onshore substation.

  • 17 March 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dong Energy has awarded a £21.8 million contract to J. Murphy & Sons Limited for construction of an onshore substation for the Race Bank offshore wind farm development project. Race Bank, when operational, will have a capacity of up to 580 megawatts, enough to power over 400,000 UK homes. The wind farm will be located […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Grid Connection

    On Sunday, 13 December, two 475-ton electric transformers for the onshore substation of the DolWin3 project will embark on the last stage of their journey to the Dörpen West converter station in Heede, Germany. The transport of the transformers started in late November from GE’s transformer factory in Mönchengladbach. In 2013, TenneT awarded a contract for the […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan are in the contracting process of TWD 3 billion (approximately EUR 83.6 million) onshore substation EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) contract, the Danish company said.

  • 30 April 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has delivered and installed three shunt reactors in the onshore substation of the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. In April 2018, Ørsted and Balfour Beatty started the construction of the onshore substation in North Killingholme. The project’s 39km onshore cable route runs from Horseshoe Point, east of Tetney, to the […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Grid Connection

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited has signed a contract, worth over £1 million, with East of England based civil engineers Breheny to carry out key preparatory onshore works related to Galloper Offshore Wind Farm. The contract for the ground works will include preparatory works for the onshore substation at Sizewell. Breheny will also establish temporary compound […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 10 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The UK founded infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has secured a contract to build the onshore substation for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project on the East coast of England.

  • 11 December 2013
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The Ormonde Wind Farm was shut down at the beginning of the month to facilitate work carried out at the Heysham onshore substation. The maintenance work at the Heysham onshore substation for the Ormonde Wind Farm is now completed and main power has been restored. All of the turbines are brought on line by technicians […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Elia and 50Hertz have issued a tender seeking a provider of gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) for offshore and onshore substations in Belgium and Germany. The selected party will be in charge of designing, factory testing, installing, on-site testing and commissioning 66kV offshore GIS, 220kV offshore and onshore GIS, as well as 380kV onshore GIS. Additionally, the […]

  • 31 August 2010
    Operations & Maintenance

    The consortium behind the 1GW London Array project has revealed that the first two transformers have been delivered to the onshore… (newenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, August 31, 2010;

  • 24 August 2015

    Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm has reached a ground-breaking moment with the start of construction of the onshore substation in Heysham, Lancashire. Construction of the onshore substation is a key part of preparatory works for the project. When the wind farm is operational, it will receive the electricity generated and feed it into the national […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the kick-off of the onshore substation construction for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. In November 2018, Ørsted awarded an EPC contract to Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation (TCC) to build two onshore substations, cable corridors and transition joint bays for the 900MW project. […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Grid Connection

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited (DOW), a subsidiary of Warwick Energy Limited, has applied for planning permission to construct and operate an onshore substation, and associated cable route spur, needed to allow the electricity generated from the proposed Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm (Dudgeon) project to enter the national electricity transmission system.  The application is accompanied by […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    At the end of July, the Stemat Spirit completed laying and burying of the third export cable at London Array and has now left the site.  This is the third of four export cables which run from the onshore substation at Cleve Hill to the two offshore substations at the wind farm site. The cables […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won an order to provide substations and related power infrastructure for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. The company will provide power infrastructure for the offshore platform as well as the onshore substation to efficiently integrate the new wind farm into the country’s transmission grid. ABB will also extend an existing substation that will receive […]