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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.
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.
Ideol Offshore and STX Europe Offshore Energy are developing a floating substation design for use on bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind farms starting at depths of 30 metres.
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.
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.
Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm has selected Siemens Transmission and Distribution as the preferred supplier to engineer, procure, and construct both the onshore and offshore substations.
HMB Lintec marine GmbH has signed contracts for the supply of pedestal offshore cranes for three offshore substations located in German waters.
Seaway Heavy Lifting’s vessel Oleg Strashnov has installed two offshore substations on DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
RTE France has invited tenders for a feasibility study on HTB submarine substations (>50kV). RTE aims to question the market on feasibility of implementing high-voltage submarine substations as part of connections for offshore wind farms. “This type of technical solution could be integrated seamlessly through connecting turbines in commercial wind farms to avoid the realisation of energy collecting stations on platforms,” French […]
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 […]
Petrofac and GE have won a contract worth over GBP 110 million to engineer, construct and install onshore and offshore electrical substations for the 336 MW Galloper offshore wind farm off the coast of Suffolk, UK. Petrofac will provide topside and jacket foundation designs, fabrication, transport and installation of the offshore substation and offshore logistics to support hook […]
Van Oord has installed the two Offshore High Voltage Stations (OHVS) and first 77 transition pieces at the Dutch Gemini Wind Park. The realisation of the large offshore wind project construction is proceeding as planned. The OHVS installations were built in Hoboken, Belgium, and transported to Eemshaven. Deploying a heavy lift vessel, the 2,500-tonne platforms […]
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 […]
Alstom has been awarded substation automation contracts for three of DONG Energy’s offshore wind farms. The systems will be fitted at the Race Bank project off the Norfolk Coast, the Walney Extension in the Irish Sea and at the Burbo Bank Extension in Liverpool Bay. All projects will feature Alstom Grid’s DS Agile, the company’s […]
Energinet.dk has hired LIoyd’s Register for work on Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm. According to the contract, LIoyd’s Register is to certify offshore platforms which will hold the equipment needed for the connection of the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farms and the equipment needed for the offshore inter-connector Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) between […]
On Saturday, DONG Energy completed the installation of both substation platforms at Gode Wind 1 and 2 sites. Trine Borum Bojsen, Managing Director of DONG Energy in Germany, who is responsible for the Offshore Wind segment said: “At all our previous wind farms, we have always only had one substation platform. But the Gode Wind 1 and […]
Dong Energy has awarded a contract to Atkins for engineering design services for three offshore substations at Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Atkins now has major contracts with Dong Energy for the detailed engineering design of eight offshore substations. Previous contracts covered the offshore substations at the planned Burbo Bank Extension, Race Bank, and […]
WSP has been awarded three contracts to provide civil design support to DONG Energy on the Walney Extension, Burbo Bank Extension and Race Bank Wind Farm projects. The contracts are for the provision of engineering services for all aspects of the civil design of the new onshore substations for the three projects. WSP has been […]