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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 […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Work has commenced in Norfolk to install the underground cables and construct the substations that will enable electricity produced by the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to be distributed into the UK National Grid electricity network. Two underground cables will run from Weybourne on the North Norfolk coast to Necton, near Swaffham where the new electricity […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Triton Knoll onshore construction officially started in Lincolnshire on Monday, 10 September, as the project commenced work on the electrical system to transport power from the 860MW offshore wind farm to UK homes.

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of Swedish onshore wind power companies have raised their voices against a separate new support system for offshore wind power. According to them, it is an expensive and unnecessary way to increase the share of renewable energy in Sweden, since the same benefits can be achieved through onshore wind power. Arise, Swedish developer of onshore […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USA energy giant, GE, will combine its onshore wind activities into the renewable energy joint venture with Alstom.  “It has been decided to combine the assets of GE and Alstom in the renewable energy sector into a single group, reporting directly to [GE] CEO Jeff Immelt,” said Mark Hutchinson, in charge of the merger. […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Grid Connection

    Seagreen Wind Energy Ltd (Seagreen), a joint venture partnership formed by SSE Renewables Developments (UK) Ltd and Fluor UK Ltd, has submitted a Proposal of Application Notice (PAN) to Angus Council for an amendment to the  underground cable  route that was granted Planning Permission in Principle, by Angus Council on 5 December 2013 (Application Ref. […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen offshore wind farm, started onshore substation works at Blackdog, Aberdeenshire, on Monday, 17 October. The programme for constructing the substation and associated cabling works has begun with work to prepare and secure the site including establishing temporary staff facilities and an access route on site for […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    J. Murphy & Sons has been appointed to carry out the onshore work for the European Offshore Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (AOWF). This includes the pre-construction design, onshore cabling, construction of a substation, and connecting the wind farm to the national grid so that it can begin operations from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    NKT has received an order from Energinet and National Grid to supply onshore cables for the 1,400MW Viking Link interconnector between Denmark and the United Kingdom. The contract is valued at around EUR 90 million and will see NKT deliver approximately 150 kilometres of 525kV MI high-voltage DC onshore power cables. The power cable system, not comprising […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Grid Connection

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has been granted permission to develop the onshore transmission works associated with connecting the development to the electricity network. The detailed planning application was submitted to The Moray Council in April 2015 on behalf of the BOWL partnership formed between SSE Renewables (50%), Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) and Copenhagen […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced that the assembly and pre-installation testing phase of the CETO units has now commenced at BAE Systems in Henderson, Western Australia. The key equipment includes the three Buoyant Actuators that were yesterday delivered to the final pre-deployment location at BAE Systems in Henderson, WA. It is at this location where […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Nature Agency (Naturstyrelsen), part of the country’s Ministry of Environment and Food, has cleared to start land works on the link that will transport energy generated by the 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea to the grid. The Nature Agency granted approval for the start of onshore works following […]

  • 23 July 2014

    Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd was granted planning permission for its onshore work for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). In November last year, Aberdeenshire Council refused the planning permission for two substations, access road and installation of an underground cable between the substation compound and Mean Low Water Springs. The council said that […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has today agreed to divest its shareholding in the Swedish onshore wind farm Storrun and Thursday last week the company divested its shareholding in the Norwegian onshore development company Zephyr. This marks the divestment of DONG Energy’s last onshore wind activities. As regards the 30MW onshore wind farm Storrun in Sweden, which has […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    A recent moratorium on off-shore wind turbine projects is likely cold comfort for locals calling for a similar moratorium on land-based wind… By Pieter van Hiel (niagarathisweek) [mappress]   Source: niagarathisweek, March 04, 2011  

  • 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.

  • 19 June 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Angus Council has approved two applications relating to the underground cable route of the Seagreen offshore wind project in Scotland. The decisions, made at the council’s Development Standards Committee meeting, will allow for works to begin along the consented cable route from landfall at Carnoustie to Tealing. According to SSE, the works are expected […]

  • 29 June 2015

    Ocean energy company, BioPower Systems (BPS), has completed the construction and onshore testing of a 250kW bioWAVE pilot demonstration unit.  The project is supported by an CAD 11 million grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), a CAD 5 million grant from the Victorian Government and CAD 5 million equity from BPS. The structure is scheduled for […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Onshore works for the Hornsea Project One wind farm are scheduled to start this month with the construction of an onshore substation at North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire.   This will be followed by burying an onshore cable underground and works around the landfall site where the onshore cable meets the offshore cable. The cable route on land will run approximately […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vysiion has secured a contract to support a 108-kilometre fibre link installation for the 400MW Rampion offshore wind farm. Carillion is the main contractor for the onshore connection, a project that will involve the installation of cable over a distance of approximately 26 kilometres from landfall near Shoreham on Sea to Bolney, West Sussex. Vysiion will support Carillion’s […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Ofgem has received a withdrawal of an application from Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Limited, which was submitted in order to get the Authority’s consent to the company’s exercise of compulsory rights of entry on land.  “This means a decision on its application is no longer required and we will not be proceeding with our consultation. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Poland’s Port of Gdynia, Kosakowo commune and the cities of Rumia and Gdynia have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for offshore wind in the Polish Baltic Sea. The signatories plan to invest in and operate onshore facilities for offshore wind farm construction off the southern coast of the Baltic Sea. Wind farm components will be transported […]

  • 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.