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  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem yesterday issued a notice of consultation to modify conditions of the transmission licence proposed to be granted to the successful bidder for the Westermost Rough project. The proposed modifications are related to certain standard conditions of the transmission licence that may be granted to the licensee of the Westermost Rough assets. Transmission Capital Partners, a consortium […]

  • 29 October 2010
    Grid Connection

    Transmission Capital Partners has been selected to run the transmission link for the 150 MW Ormonde offshore windfarm off the Cumbrian coast. This follows the announcement in August of the preferred bidders to operate the first £700 million worth of offshore transmission links. The Ormonde transmission link is worth a further £100m. Following a close […]

  • 15 March 2010
    Grid Connection

    Elia System Operator (Elia), the Belgian transmission system operator (TSO), and Industry Funds Management (IFM), one of the largest global infrastructure investment managers, announced on 12 March the signing of an agreement under which they will acquire the German regional transmission system operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH (50Hertz) from Vattenfall Europe AG, Germany’s third largest electricity […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    SHE Transmission, the electricity transmission subsidiary of SSE plc, has welcomed Ofgem’s decision to approve the need for the new transmission link between Caithness and Moray. The new link, which will feature over 100 miles of under ground and subsea cable, is needed to transmit a large volume of electricity from renewable sources in the […]

  • 28 October 2010
    Training & Education

    Our next NWCC Transmission Update Briefing will take place on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 1:00 PM Eastern (12:00 CT / 11:00 MT / 10:00 PT). The Center for Advanced Energy Studies’ Energy Policy Institute (EPI) is leading a team of researchers from Boise State, Idaho State, and the Idaho National Laboratory in an innovative […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Grid Connection

    Reportlinker.com announced that new report titled “Submarine Electricity Transmission”, is available at their offering. The market for high-voltage submarine cables is a small and highly specialized industry that will experience increasing growth over the next several years. Demand for submarine cables is growing steadily as countries and regions make commitments to offshore renewable power generation, link […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Siemens is developing a gas-insulated transmission line for carrying large amounts of energy at high DC voltages. Berlin Technical University and Dresden University of Applied Sciences, among others, are working under the lead management of Siemens on developing a new gas-insulated DC transmission line known as the DC CTL (Compact Transmission Line for Direct-Current High […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Environment, Grid Connection

    6 Alpha Associates has carried out work on three projects under the framework agreement it signed with TenneT, the European grid operator, in January 2014.  The work has seen 6 Alpha Associates provide complex survey and risk management consultancy for unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk in the marine environment. The TenneT projects will see 6 Alpha […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Grid Connection

    Oceanteam Solutions has been awarded a long-term contract to supply an Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) with port facilities, loadouts and storage of cables at Oceanteam’s own cable storage facility in Velsen Noord, The Netherlands. The transpooling of a cable will be performed by the company’s cable handling crew at the end of this month. The cable will […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    UK energy market regulator Ofgem is opening a tender for owning the electricity transmission links to three offshore wind farms: the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One, the 714ME East Anglia One, and the 588MW Beatrice.

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Lincs Wind Farm Limited has completed the sale of the transmission assets at the 270MW Lincs offshore wind farm to TC Lincs OFTO Limited for £308 million. The disposal is in line with regulations requiring offshore wind farm generators to divest their transmission assets to an offshore transmission owner (OFTO) post-construction. Lincs Wind Farm Limited […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Westermost Rough Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of DONG Energy, the UK Green Investment Bank and Marubeni Corporation, has signed an agreement for the sale of its transmission assets to TC Westermost Rough OFTO Limited. The transmission assets, valued at GBP 157 million, include the onshore substation, export cables and the offshore substation. TC Westermost Rough […]

  • 21 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Linklaters has advised on the first two offshore transmission projects in the UK market to reach financial close to date, reinforcing the firm’s excellent reputation in the renewables and transmission sectors. Linklaters advised a consortium of Transmission Capital Limited, Amber Infrastructure and International Public Partnerships (together, Transmission Capital Partners) in relation to the acquisition and […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Anholt offshore wind farm electricity production has been halted yesterday morning due to a grid connection problem. According to the transmission system operator Energinet.dk the 400MW wind farm has been offline since 8:35 yesterday because of an unknown fault in its export connection. After a night of trying to pinpoint the error, Energinet.dk decided to […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Grid Connection

    Ørsted and Eversource Energy signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Con Edison Transmission to support the development of the transmission facilities needed to deliver the energy produced by the proposed Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm to the New York grid. The MoU also gives New York’s transmission developer an eventual right to acquire the offshore portion […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Transmission assets owner and operator Transmission Capital Services (TCS) has chartered one of CWind’s crew transfer vessels (CTV) on a five-year contract to support works at several of their offshore substations in the United Kingdom. CWind is using one of its MPC19 resin infused composite catamarans to provide the crew transfer services. In February this […]

  • 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. […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ofgem has appointed Transmission Capital Partners as the preferred bidder to own and operate the high-voltage transmission link to the Dudgeon offshore wind farm for the next 20 years.

  • 27 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully developed all major equipment required for the deployment of 1,100 kilovolt (kV) UHVDC power transmission systems. This advance in technology enhances power transfer capacity to 10,000 megawatts (MW) and extends the distance capability of such links to over 3,000 kilometers (km).  Higher voltage levels allow […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Diamond Transmission Partners has signed an agreement with the owners of the Race Bank offshore wind farm to acquire the project’s transmission assets. Diamond Transmission Partners, a partnership of Diamond Transmission Corporation Ltd and HICL Infrastructure PLC, was selected as the preferred bidder for the Race Bank offshore transmission license in June last year. The transmission […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Grid Connection

    ABB has successfully commissioned a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link between Norway and Denmark to increase availability of renewable hydroelectric and wind power in the region’s electricity grid. At 500 kilovolts (kV), the Skagerrak 4 link sets a new record in transmission voltage using Voltage Source Converters (VSC). The converters rely on semiconductors to convert […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Anbaric has filed an application with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the development of the Southern New England OceanGrid offshore transmission system. Anbaric is seeking non-exclusive rights-of-way to develop the independent, open-access offshore transmission system, which is said to be designed to maximize the region’s offshore wind resources. Once approved, the […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Grid Connection

    RenewableUK has welcomed the publication of Ofgem’s “minded to” position today on future transmission charges. The proposal recognises the important point that renewable generation shares the grid with other generation, and for the first time Ofgem is proposing a method of charging for transmission which mirrors current practice of the transmission companies. The result will […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The project partners behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) have submitted an appeal to the Scottish Government Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA). It follows the decision by Aberdeenshire Council’s Formartine Area Committee to refuse planning permission for the Onshore Transmission Works at Blackdog. Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited (AOWFL) – the […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection, R&D

    The Crown Estate has commissioned a study into best practice in offshore transmission for offshore wind, building on recommendations from the Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force made last year. It is envisaged that information gathered from a range of developers, OFTOs, OEMs and other stakeholders such as the ORE Catapult will be collated in […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem has appointed Transmission Capital Partners (TCP) as the preferred bidder to own and operate the offshore transmission link to the Westermost Rough wind farm for the next 20 years. Transmission Capital Partners, a consortium comprising Transmission Capital Partners Limited Partnership and International Public Partnerships Limited, was selected by Ofgem through a competitive process in which bidders compete to […]