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12 July 2016 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

On 8 July, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs published the Ministerial Regulation providing subsidy tender details for Borssele III and IV offshore wind sites, the Loyens & Loeff law firm has reported. The new regulation is similar to the one for the first Borssele tender, won by DONG Energy at a tender price of €7,27cts/kWh. The […]

5 July 2016 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy will build Dutch offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. The company won the concessions with an average bid strike price, excluding transmission costs of EUR 72.70 per MWh during the first 15 years of the contract. After that, the wind farms will receive the market price. Executive Vice President and Head of Wind Power […]

24 June 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Vattenfall has launched Qualification System Wind 2016, an online tool for selection of candidates suitable to carry out specific works for the company's offshore wind projects off the Netherlands and Denmark. The qualification system applies to the supply and maintenance of wind turbines with at least 6MW of nominal power, as well as geotechnical and geophysical site investigation works to acquire the geological, […]

16 June 2016 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

Germany's 8.2 Consulting AG has supported Quadran – Énergies Libres in the planned floating offshore pilot wind farm off the coast of the French region Languedoc-Roussillon by defining the Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental (QHSE) concept for the tendering phase. As the step from fixed offshore to floating offshore implies a technology and development leap […]

23 May 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

The tender for the 700MW Borssele I&II offshore wind farm zones has attracted 38 bids and the first impression is that the wind developers have put a lot of effort in driving down the costs, the Dutch media cited Henk Kamp, the country's Minister of Economic Affairs, as saying. The bids show that the cost of building the two […]

16 May 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

France will announce the results of the call for expressions of interest to develop floating offshore wind projects in July 2016, Ségolène Royal, the French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, said. The quality and the number of applications received under the tender reflect the dynamism of the sector and have led the government to potentially go over EUR […]

13 May 2016 Contracts & Tenders

Two further bids to construct offshore wind farms at the first sites offered at Dutch Borssele Zone were confirmed today, one submitted jointly by RWE and Macquarie Capital, and the other one by Vattenfall. "We are optimistic to be highly competitive with our application," RWE and Macquarie Capital said in a statement. Vattenfall has made an offer independently, […]

3 May 2016 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has published the final tender material for the development of 350MW of offshore wind capacity in nearshore wind farms. The instruction to to reinforce he transmission grid is expected to follow during May, DEA said. The Danish Wind Industry Association (DWIA) welcomed the release of tender material, saying that, after both […]

18 April 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) has proposed an amendment to the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) which would enable two offshore wind tenders with a total capacity of 2.92GW to be held in 2017. The two tenders with 1.46GW capacity each are part of the new draft bill for the development and promotion of offshore wind energy […]

14 April 2016 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

TenneT TSO has issued an amended call for tender for switchgears that will allow safe transfer of electricity from five offshore platforms to the company's high voltage grid in the Netherlands. In the period between 2017 and 2023, TenneT expects to build the five offshore platforms for the connection of offshore wind farms to the Dutch grid. […]

7 April 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Ofgem has launched a tender to enable prospective bidders to compete to own the transmission assets of the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension wind farm in the Bay of Liverpool. The Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) Tender Round Four (TR4) started on 7 April, Ofgem said. Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm is indirectly owned by DONG Energy A/S (50%), KIRKBI […]

6 April 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

The Netherlands will start the tendering procedure for the Borssele I and II offshore wind farms on 10 April, following the last month's adoption of the amendment to the Electricity Act 1998 which allowed further development of offshore wind energy projects in the country. The window for submitting bids will remain open until 12 May, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( said. also […]

5 April 2016 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

Ségolène Royal, French Minister of Environment, Energy and Marine, yesterday launched the third offshore wind call for tenders for an area off the coast of Dunkerque, identified as having favorable conditions for offshore wind development.  The Minister appointed the Maritime Prefect for the English Channel and the North Sea, and the Prefect for the Northern region – Pas-de-Calais Picardie, to carry […]

1 April 2016 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Polish wind farm developer PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A. has invited tenders for a study on the EW Baltica-3 offshore wind farm project. The project is located in the Polish Exclusive Economic Zone of the Baltic Sea, some 33km off the coast at the border of Slupsk Bank. The aim of the study is to conduct a two-year […]

22 March 2016 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Reportedly, the oil and gas giant Shell is delving into the upcoming offshore wind projects in the Netherlands. Shell's representatives have attended information meetings regarding the Borssele I & II tender, which is scheduled to be open for applications in May. There are strong rumours that Shell is going to bid at the Borssele tender, Dutch media said, […]

18 March 2016 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

Competitive tendering is cutting the costs for connecting offshore wind farms to British high voltage grid by at least £700m, according to new figures published by Ofgem today.  Maxine Frerk, acting senior partner, networks, Ofgem, said: “The figures published today show that competition is helping to deliver savings for consumers for connecting offshore wind.”   The […]

3 March 2016 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Denmark's has re-issued a tender for the detailed engineering, procurement, construction and offshore installation of 2 gravity based substructures for the Kriegers Flak wind farm project in the Danish waters of the Baltic Sea. The first tender invitation, issued in January 2016, was cancelled due to ''an error in the prequalification, '' Jens Christian Hygebjerg, Chief Project […]

8 February 2016 Contracts & Tenders

Bremenports GmbH & Co. KG, backed by local authorities, has invited tenders for marine civil engineering works on Offshore Terminal Bremerhaven (OTB).  The works include the construction of the terminal (quay and hinterland), spare anchor, terminal access, and retrofitting protection dyke, along with the associated mitigation measures. The OTB, to be built in the southern area of […]

28 January 2016 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office is funding a project under which a consortium of three British consultancies will support the Government of India in setting up its offshore wind industry. IT Power Consulting, CmY Consultants and SeaChange Offshore will deliver a 10-month long project that is focusing on the delivery of a concession competition process for new offshore wind […]

22 January 2016 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Oldenburg-based Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II has invited tenders for the production and turnkey installation of the inner park cabling at the 200 MW Trianel Windpark Borkum (TWB) Phase 2, situated in the German exclusive economic zone in the North Sea. The TWB Phase 2 sits 45 kilometers north of the island of Borkum at a water depth […]

24 December 2015 Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Training & Education

French engineering school and research institution École centrale de Nantes (ECN) has invited tenders for the provision of the anchoring system for maintaining in position the Énergie Marine Renouvelable (EMR) demonstrators at the SEM-REV offshore test site for marine renewable energy. The first application and use of the anchor will be for a floating wind turbine demonstrator. The deadline for submitting bids […]

18 December 2015 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

German utility EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has issued an invitation to tender for the services of a Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) at the proposed 500 MW EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm. EnBW Hohe See is located within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the North Sea, about 90 km north of Borkum Island and 95 km […]

14 December 2015 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

French transmission system operator RTE has invited tenders for maintenance of the electric structures at sea for offshore wind farms' connection to the national grid.  The tender is divided in three lots. Lot 1 includes a storage facility for the offshore repair equipment, a boat that will carry out a troubleshooting or preventive survey, maritime equipment to […]

4 December 2015 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

The call for tenders for Borssele sites I and II, planned to be launched this month, will be delayed until mid-January 2016. This was said by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, which explained it will wait for the discussion on the draft bill, called Stroom, in the Dutch Senate before launching the tender procedure. The draft bill […]

3 November 2015 Contracts & Tenders

The preliminary tender specifications for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm are delayed, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has informed. The tender material was scheduled to be published in October 2015, but the DEA said it now expects to publish the tender material in mid-November 2015. The agency published the Q&A on technical matters for Kriegers Flak […]

22 September 2015 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet has developed a procurement strategy aiming to involve all future suppliers in connecting future Dutch offshore wind farms to the grid. Under the document, the companies will be able to qualify to take part in future tenders for five wind connection projects offshore Dutch coast. The strategy is based upon […]