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23 March 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Heerema Fabrication Group has moved the substation topside for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm out of the fabrication hall at the company's Hartlepool yard.

21 March 2017 Wind Farm Update

Navantia marked the start of construction of the East Anglia ONE offshore substation by cutting the first steel at the Puerto Real shipyard at 11:00 a.m. on 21 March.

20 March 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The Engie Fabricom and Iemants consortium has shipped the first of two offshore substations built for DONG Energy's 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea from the construction yard in Hoboken, Belgium.

16 March 2017 Wind Farm Update

The jacket foundation for the Race Bank 01 offshore substation (OSS), installed after the Race Bank 02 OSS, was placed and fixed to the seabed at the offshore wind farm site on 15 March, with the 2,900t topside up next.

10 March 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The load-out of the first of two substations built by the Engie Fabricom-Iemants consortium for DONG Energy's 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm took place in Hoboken, Belgium, on Thursday, 9 March. The topside was removed from its base on the production site and put on the pontoon. The topside was loaded next to the jacket foundation which […]

7 February 2017 Grid Connection

The transformer for TenneT's substation, which will collect and distribute the electricity from the BorWin3 offshore grid connection, has been transported on Saturday from the seaport in Emden to the site at Emden/Ost in the northwest of Germany.

13 January 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The offshore substation jacket for the 400MW Rampion offshore wind farm has been installed off the coast of Sussex, UK,  Babcock International Group reports. Babcock's two-year Rampion contract involves the engineering, procurement and onshore construction of the 400MW substation topside and jacket. The Schiedam-based HSM Offshore procured and fabricated the Rampion jacket and piles under a subcontract from […]

23 December 2016 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Prefabrication work on three substations for DONG Energy's 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm is well under way, Danish offshore structure construction specialist Bladt Industries reports. Each substation will weigh 2,800 tons and the first unit will be delivered during the first half of 2018, the company said. The contract represents Bladt's first ever order to fabricate […]

8 December 2016 Wind Farm Update

STX France has started fabrication works for the offshore substation that will be installed at the Rentel offshore wind farm site in Belgium. The first steel cutting for the substation took place yesterday at STX France's yard in Saint-Nazaire. Design of both the foundation and the topside has been carried out by STX France. The substation will comprise a 1,600t monopile foundation […]

6 October 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Spanish energy company Iberdrola has awarded the compatriot Navantia with a EUR 65 million contract to construct an offshore substation for the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm in the UK's North Sea.   Under the terms of the contract, Navantia's shipyard in Puerto Real ''will be responsible for the construction of the various elements […]

13 September 2016 Wind Farm Update

The offshore high voltage substation (OHVS) for Belgian Nobelwind offshore wind project, also known as Belwind 2 or Bligh Bank II, has been installed at its destined location in the North Sea, according to Bladt Industries' social media pages.  The company started working on the offshore substation in October 2015, following the financial close for the project. […]

8 September 2016 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The 402 MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm project has reached a milestone with the installation of the offshore substation in the German part of the North Sea. The offshore substation was delivered by FICG consortium of Cofely Fabricom, Iemants and CG Holdings. The OSS topside left Hoboken Belgium last week and sailed-away to Eemshaven […]

2 September 2016 Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

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 […]

29 August 2016 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The offshore substation Andalucía, built for Iberdrola's 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm, has been installed in the German zone of the Baltic Sea. The 4,550 tonne offshore substation, built by Navantia at the Puerto Real shipyard, departed from Cadiz, Southern Spain, mid-August. Andalucía is the first offshore substation to include two topsides, as it will also be used by […]

17 August 2016 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy's 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm got the first of two of its offshore substations last week, Smulders reports. The topside and the jacket of the Race Bank 02 substation, loaded out back in June, were successfully installed at the site off Norfolk, UK, by Seaway Heavy Lifting. Iemants and Engie Fabricom are currently building […]

16 August 2016 Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

The 4,550-tonne offshore substation built for the 350MW Wikinger wind farm departed last weekend from Cadiz in Southern Spain and is now en route to the installation site in the German part of the Baltic Sea. The journey is expected to last for around three weeks, according to ScottishPower Renewables and Iberdrola, whose engineers helped mastermind […]

8 August 2016 Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Iberdrola, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, and Navantia hosted the delivery ceremony of the substation built for the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm at Navantia's premises in Cadiz, on Monday, 8 August. The substation was christened as Andalucía and was built by Navantia entirely at the company's Puerto Real shipyard. The entire structure, which includes a substation, jackets, offshore […]

5 August 2016 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The 1,700-ton topside built by Sembmarine SLP for the offshore substation of the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm has sailed out of the port of Lowestoft, UK. The four-deck topside will be installed on a 1,500-tonne steel jacket which was put in place some 32 kilometres off Cromer, Norfolk, at the beginning of June. The jacket structure […]

27 July 2016 Wind Farm Update

Heavy transportation and lifting contractor ALE loaded-out the first of two 3,000-tonne jackets built for the Wikinger offshore substations, in Cadiz, Spain, last week. The jacket was built by Navantia shipyard in Puerto Real for Iberdrola's 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm currently under construction in the German Baltic Sea. In December 2014, Iberdrola awarded a EUR 160 million contract to […]

8 June 2016

Balfour Beatty will construct an electricity substation at Blyth for the Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstrator project, developed by EDF Energy Renewables. The power generated by the wind farm will be supplied to the substation for transmission to the National Grid. The turbines will provide enough low carbon electricity to power 33,000 homes. The 41.5MW project will use MHI Vestas' […]

3 June 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

1 June 2016 Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

A 1,500-tonne steel jacket which will support an offshore substation at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm has been installed in the seabed some 32 kilometres off Cromer, Norfolk.  The jacket structure, built by Sembmarine SLP Ltd, was sunk into the seabed using suction bucket technology for the first time on an offshore substation in the UK. Four suction buckets, […]

13 May 2016

The load-out of the jacket for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm's substation took place on 11 May at Smulders' Hoboken yard, the company reported. The jacket, weighing 985 tonnes, was transported by the Matador 3 from the dry dock to the Engie Fabricom yard, where it was placed on a pontoon. The topside and jacket […]

10 May 2016 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The foundation for the offshore substation of the 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm was installed in the German part of the North Sea on 9 May. After loading the piling hammer, the foundation was transported to the construction site approximately 40 kilometres north of the island of Juist, where a floating crane placed the jacket foundation weighing over 1,400 […]

5 May 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

ABS Group Ltd. has received a contract to provide project certification services from DONG Energy Wind Power A/S for the planned 1.2GW Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm Project One in the UK. ABS Group's certification scope will cover Quality Assurance/Quality Control document review and manufacturing inspection of three offshore substations (OSS) and one reactive compensation substation […]

26 April 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

STX France SA has won the contract to design, build and install a HVAC offshore substation for the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm. STX France will perform an EPCI contract for the jacket foundation, the piles, and the substation topside. The contract includes a one year maintenance period, following the substation's delivery in 2018. The company has already selected […]