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8 April 2014

Atkins has been awarded an additional contract by Dong Energy. Atkins is now contracted to design five offshore substations for Dong Energy. The contract will see Atkins provide detailed substation designs for Race Bank, one of DONG Energy’s major offshore wind development projects in the UK. Atkins is also designing the substations for DONG Energy’s […]

22 November 2013 Technology, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

14 August 2013 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Three suppliers have just been prequalified to bid for the supply of two transformer substations for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project. During the fall, a tender for DC cable will be invited. “We are required to be ready with power supply 1st July 2018, when the first offshore wind turbines are scheduled to start […]

5 July 2013 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has won an order from the Norwegian Transmission System Operator (TSO), Statnett SF for the construction of two new 420 kilovolts (kV) transmission substations. This is part of an overall initiative to expand and strengthen the national grid. The order was received in the second quarter. […]

25 June 2013

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 […]

4 February 2013 Technology

Germany’s ambitious transformation of the energy supply system: the “Energiewende” offers a wide range of challenges and opportunities for innovative businesses in the development of new technology. And therefore for Pontis. Recently, Pontis was commissioned to develop and deliver high tech equipment for the installation of 2 offshore converter stations (BorWin2 & HelWin1). These +30.000 […]

13 August 2012

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 […]

14 March 2012 Grid Connection

One offshore substation platform with two 230,000-volt power lines is appropriate to transmit to shore every 500-700 megawatts of wind-generated electricity constructed off the coast of Virginia, a study done at Dominion Virginia Power’s request recommends. The report, completed by ABB Power Systems Consulting, evaluated the offshore transmission options to support future projects and built […]

11 January 2012

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 […]

13 July 2011 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

  DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar  announced that the two offshore substations have been installed at the London Array Offshore Wind Farm in the Thames Estuary, marking the completion of a key phase in the project‟s construction. Built on three levels, the substations weigh over 1,260 tonnes each – roughly the equivalent of 200 African […]

16 May 2011 Wind Farm Update

  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 […]

11 March 2011 Wind Farm Update

Seaway Heavy Lifting announces that it’s being awarded by Scira Offshore Energy Ltd the Foundation installation contract, including installation of two offshore Substation Topsides for the Sheringham Shoal project. Sheringham Shoal is a wind farm of 88 turbines and 2 substations over an area of 35 km2, located east of the UK approximately 17 to […]

2 September 2010 R&D

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 […]

18 April 2019 Business & Finance

Ørsted has awarded fourteen organizations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk in the UK with grants from the fifth round of its East Coast Community Fund. The East Coast Community Fund was launched in December 2016 as part of Ørsted’s community engagement program for its Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms. The 14 awarded groups […]

4 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Grimsby’s Royal Dock has been confirmed as the home for Triton Knoll’s offshore construction and operations and maintenance facility after the project signed a port lease with ABP in Grimsby. A new construction and longer-term Operations and Maintenance base will be constructed across nearly four acres. Tendering for a contractor to build the facility is […]

1 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Semco Maritime has signed a service contract for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the two-year agreement, Semco will service and maintain the project’s reactive compensation station (RCS) and the three offshore substations (OSS). The contract runs until the beginning of 2020 and will be carried out from Semco’s office in Grimsby, […]

29 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Tekmar Energy has secured a contract by Boskalis to provide cable protection systems (CPS) for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK. Tekmar will provide 196 TekLink Generation 8 systems for protecting the project’s inter-array and export cables, and bellmouths for the substations, with its sister company AgileTek Engineering performing engineering analysis. The […]

27 March 2019 R&D

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 […]

21 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has secured a contract to carry out unexploded ordnance (UXO) removal and boulder clearance at the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. JFMS is in charge of investigating and clearing locations at the 145km2 offshore site where earlier surveys have identified potential obstructions to construction. The works, set to begin in spring, […]

20 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

Granada Material Handling Ltd has secured a contract by Engie Fabricom to provide davit cranes for the substations of the Moray East and Triton Knoll offshore wind projects. The UK-based company will design, manufacture and commission five individual Python davit crane units, each of which will be fitted to each of the five jacket foundation […]

4 March 2019 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Sparrows Group Cable and Pipe Lay Solutions (CPLS) division has delivered its largest renewables project through three contracts related to the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. The three contracts were awarded through Boskalis (formerly VBMS), DEME Offshore (formerly known as Tideway), and DeepOcean. The work scope saw Sparrows provide equipment and personnel to […]

26 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern has departed from Hull, the UK, carrying the second batch of turbines for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind project. The vessel installed the first Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbine at the site some 120km off the Yorkshire coast in early February. Bold Tern is in charge of transporting and installing half […]

15 February 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Belgian offshore wind developer SeaMade NV has selected Waves Group to provide Marine Warranty Surveyor services during the construction of the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind farm. Waves Group is currently providing MWS services for the installation of foundations, infield cables, wind turbines, export cables, and two offshore substations. Associated operations include loadouts, installations, and pulling in cables to both […]

14 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

The 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm has produced its first power. The turbine F18 is the first of the 174 Siemens Gamesa 7MW units to be installed at the site some 120 kilometres offshore Yorkshire, UK, and the first to start producing power. The unit was transported from the pre-assembly site in Hull […]

13 February 2019 R&D, Technology

Ørsted has developed a novel digital solution for designing the cable layout of offshore wind farms said to result in cost reductions. The OptiArray tool, developed using the FICO Xpress Optimizer, is dedicated for designing the cable layout connecting the turbines to the substations. The company added that the tool has helped in achieving savings while reducing the overall design time. […]

11 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has installed the first turbine at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Bold Tern arrived at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm site last week carrying the first batch of Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines. The vessel is in charge of transporting and installing half of the […]