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19 March 2015 Grid Connection

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 […]

28 July 2014 Grid Connection

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 […]

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 […]

24 June 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

ENGIE Fabricom is upgrading its site in Hoboken, Belgium, where Offshore High Voltage Stations (OHVS) are built and assembled for offshore wind farms. Due to a strong growth of these activities, ENGIE Fabricom is now investing EUR 5 million in the site, the company said. A new office building with a total area of 3,300m² […]

21 June 2019 Business & Finance

The Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm has begun receiving Contract for Difference (CfD) payments. The Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) began allocating the payments for the first phase of the 1.2GW offshore wind project as it passed the required tests for its Operational Conditions Precedent (OCP). The first project phase, with a capacity of 400MW, achieved a […]

20 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

Norwegian offshore communication network operator Tampnet has won a contract to supply 4G/LTE coverage to Ørsted’s Hornsea One offshore wind farm. The 1,218MW Hornsea One is located 120 kilometers off the Yorkshire Coast, in the UK, and will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm when fully operational in 2020. Tampnet was awarded the contract for […]

18 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

The 1,218MW Hornsea Project One wind farm has reached the halfway turbine installation point, Ørsted said. 87 out of the wind farm's 174 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines have now been installed and commissioned at the site some 120 kilometres off Yorkshire. The wind turbines are being transported from Hull and installed by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's […]

18 June 2019 Operations & Maintenance

Deep BV has secured an operations and maintenance contract for subsea surveys at the Gemini offshore wind farm. Deep will carry out the O&M service agreement for a period of three years at the 600MW offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Located 85km north of the Groningen coast, Gemini comprises 150 Siemens 4MW turbines and two offshore […]

17 June 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Scottish Ministers have given marine consent for the construction and operation of the 850MW Moray West offshore wind project. This clears the way for the project to participate in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction scheduled for this summer. If successful in the auction, the project could enter the construction phase in 2022. The […]

5 June 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has granted a license to OWP Gennaker GmbH, a subsidiary of wpd, to build and operate the 865.2MW Gennaker offshore wind farm. The license covers the construction and operation of the wind farm consisting of 103 wind turbines, two offshore substations, and the inter-array cables. The wind farm will feature Siemens Gamesa […]

5 June 2019 Grid Connection

Ideol and Atlantique Offshore Energy (AOE) have unveiled the details of their market-ready universal floating offshore substation. Developed in cooperation with ABB, the floating offshore substation is designed for both bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind farms starting at depths of 40 metres. It is based on Ideol’s patented and shallow-draft Damping Pool® concept and on AOE’s […]

15 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Heerema Marine Contractors has won a contract by Petrofac for the transport and installation of the Alpha platform at the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm zone. Heerema will perform the installation by one of its newest vessels, the semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir. According to the company, during the tender preparations the feasibility of the […]

14 May 2019 Business & Finance

Atlantique Offshore Energy, part of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has secured certification from DNV GL for its SeeOs modular electrical substation concept for offshore wind farms. According to the company, the Certification Report and Statement of Compliance is a crucial step in approving the design of electrical offshore substations, validating the underlying assumptions and the studies executed so far which will […]

13 May 2019 Grid Connection

JDR Cable Systems has completed the termination and testing of east section inter-array cables at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. JDR conducted the work from the service operations vessel (SOV) Edda Mistral and will now focus on completing the western cluster of the 1.2GW project, which represents the final phase. Ørsted and JDR […]