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  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    By the end of 2014, WPD AG had increased its own range of wind farms to a total capacity of 1,061 megawatts. This makes the mid cap company with its head office in Bremen one of the leading wind farm operators in the German and European markets. The wind farms are mainly in Germany and selected […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The wpd group has acquired 100% of the shares of Butendiek Offshore Windpark Holding GmbH, Hamburg, from SSE Renewables Germany Holdings GmbH, Hamburg. The offshore wind farm Butendiek is located 34 km west of the Sylt Island in the North Sea and is one of the most advanced offshore wind farms in German waters. It […]

  • 1 June 2010

    Today, Monday, 31st May 2010, the All for Offshore GmbH sets in as the first service provider for wind energy projects at the main offering from one single source all services from logistic planning through to transport to maintenance and repair of the turbines. The company is a co-operation between the Schrammgroup and wpd offshore […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind developer wpd has signed an agreement with Taiwan Green Power (TGP) to jointly develop a 600 MW offshore wind project in Taiwan. The wind farm site No. 28 is expected to be part of the third tender round in Taiwan, wpd said. The project is located off the coast of Changhua in […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swiss utility Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich (ewz) has acquired a stake in wpd’s Butendiek offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The other investors are Marguerite Fund, Siemens Project Ventures (SPV), Industriens Pensionsforsikring (IP), Pensionskassernes Administration (PKA) and CDC Infrastructure (Caisse des Dépôts group). “The ewz participation is a further favorable signal for the offshore wind […]

  • 5 September 2011

      The newly elected government of Finland has recently decided to promote offshore wind power. The wpd Group management team is meeting today with several Finnish ministers and state secretaries to discuss the Suurhiekka offshore wind farm which is currently in the pipeline and set to be realised in the coming years. Dr. Gernot Blanke, […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Breakthrough for Butendiek offshore wind farm: After intense negotiations throughout the summer wpd group, located in Bremen, was able to…   [mappress] Source: wpd, September 02, 2011

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Wpd, the project developer and operator located in Bremen, reports that the installation of the first three wind turbines at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm has been successfully completed. At the end of last week the rotor blades were fixed to the nacelles immediately after the installation of all 80 foundations and transition pieces, the […]

  • 22 February 2011
    Authorities

    In what is regarded as milestone decision Finish authorities granted the water permit to Suurhiekka offshore wind farm, the first full scale offshore project of the country. The project of 80 turbines has been developed by wpd since 2007 and aims for start of construction in 2014 – depending on the government’s decision on a […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Project costs of the two offshore wind farms wpd will build in Taiwan amount to EUR 4 billion, according to the latest news from the company, which aims to have closed agreements with manufacturers and suppliers for the Yunlin and Guanyin projects at the end of 2018.

  • 6 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    wpd Offshore Solutions GmbH has become the latest European wind farm operator to take James Fisher Marine Services’ Mermaid as its tool for assessing the weather risk on its offshore construction and O&M activities.

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Gothaer Leben Renewables GmbH has acquired an equity stake in the 110 MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm, wpd AG, the developer and the future operator of the wind farm said in a statement. Gothaer reportedly invested EUR 60 million in the project.  “We are very pleased that we have been able to win Gothaer as a renowned and […]

  • 9 September 2015

    WPD inaugurated its 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm in the North sea yesterday in the NordseeCongressCentrum in Husum with around 300 guests. Located 32 km west of Sylt, the 1.3 bn-euro project comprises 80 Siemens SWT 3.6-120 turbines capable of powering around 370,000 households with renewable energy. With offshore work begining in March 2014 Butendiek was completed within the specified timeframe […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind developer wpd has appointed Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) as their financial advisor for its projects in Taiwan.

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wpd AG has placed its first promissory note loan in the amount of EUR 68.5 million for institutional investors to finance expansion plans outside Europe.

  • 23 September 2015

    SgurrEnergy has been involved in 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm since 2011 and has completed construction monitoring services on behalf of the project lenders. The Butendiek wind farm, located approximately 32 km west of the German island of Sylt, was developed by wpd AG and comprises of 80 Siemens wind turbines which will be a […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer wpd group has confirmed the closing of the syndication for its EUR 2.5 billion Yunlin offshore wind financing in Taiwan. The 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm project, the largest offshore wind transaction financed in the Asia Pacific, reached financial close on 30 May. “wpd is very happy about the successful closing of […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation for the Nordergründe offshore wind farm has been installed and the project can now move to final commissioning, after being delayed due to the insolvency proceedings of the transformer platform manufacturer, BVT Bremen.

  • 15 December 2017

    Wpd’s offshore wind farm proposed to be built off the coast of Taiwan’s Yunlin county received an initial approval from Taiwanese Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) in November, according to Taipei Times.

  • 29 May 2012

      Part of WPD Group, WPD Italia, is going ahead with its plans to install 95 Siemens’ wind turbines off the coast of Apuliain, writes the Wind Power Intelligence. The company has asked environmental ministry for a permit to conduct environmental impact assessment in the Gulf of Manfredonia for the Gargano South wind project. The […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Wpd today filed a complaint with the Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe against the provisions of the German offshore wind energy law (WindSeeG), which exclude wpd’s offshore wind project Kaikas from future tenders without indemnification.  

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has sold its 10% stake in the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm to the ALTE LEIPZIGER-HALLESCHE insurance group.

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Funding for wpd’s Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan is close to completion and negotiations with a group of investors and banks will be finalised in a few weeks, the German developer said.

  • 25 March 2010
    R&D

    The Finnish annual EIA award was granted to wpd Finland Oy for the exemplary environmental impact assessment of the Suurhiekka offshore wind park. Until now, the prize has never been granted to a wind power project before. wpd Finland Oy was considered to have done significant progress in the field of environmental assessment. Finnish association […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    After the results of the second French tender for offshore wind, Germany-based wind power developer wpd challenged the results of Vendée project and initiated legal action on the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) assessment. The company said that it wants to understand the analysis of the bids made by the CRE, which was followed by the French […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    After Engie and EDP Renewable (EDPR) announced they are jointly taking part in the next stage of the third offshore wind call for tenders in France, the country will further see Iberdrola, EDF EN, and wpd participating in the new “competitive dialogue” tendering process.