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  • 5 August 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    By bringing the 80th and thus final wind turbine into operation, wpd has completed the construction of the 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm, which is now in full operation.  Wpd, the Bremen wind developer and operator is responsible for the construction and operation phases. The Butendiek offshore wind farm is jointly owned by wpd, Marguerite Fund, […]

  • 2 August 2012

    Now recognised as one of the world’s leading wind developers and Independent Renewable Power Producers (IRPP), wpd group has a staff of about 700 people around the world. Founded in 1996, wpd has been one of the key players in the wind sector right from its very inception, wpd has constructed and financed more than […]

  • 30 May 2013

    EDF Energies Nouvelles and wpd offshore, two key players in European offshore wind energy, have announced the signing of a partnership agreement. The agreement formalizes both groups’ decision to combine their expertise in the French government’s second call for tenders, with a view to continuing the development of offshore wind energy in France and pursuing […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    wpd AG and its financing banks yesterday signed financing contracts in Frankfurt for the Nordergründe offshore project. According to these contracts, the loans will be provided by KfW IPEX-Bank and the European Investment Bank (EIB) while 100% of the equity will come from wpd offshore GmbH. This means that the finance for the entire investment […]

  • 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.

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wpd France has signed an agreement with DORIS Engineering to deliver studies for floating offshore wind in French waters. Under the agreement, DORIS said it will provide strategic expertise in aero-hydrodynamic, mooring, cables, geotechnical and structural issues. According to the French company, the research and studies will provide wpd with insights in terms of technologies, construction and […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Romo Port on the West coast of Denmark has signed a contract with WPD for the Butendiek project consisting of 80 turbines. “This marks an important step for Romo port that has struggled to be noticed in the offshore wind industry as suitable port for operation in competition with the larger ports. From Blue Water […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind developer wpd AG has reached financial close on the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. The Yunlin project is 73% owned by wpd and 27% owned by a Sojitz Corp-led consortium which includes Chugoku Electric Power Co. Inc., Chudenko Corporation, Shikoku Electric Power Co., Inc., and JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation. […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Offshore wind developer wpd and the Brittany Region have signed an agreement to promote the development of floating wind in this French region.

  • 10 March 2011

    The wpd group in Bremen is currently preparing the implementation of the offshore wind farm project Butendiek, which will consist of 80 wind turbine generators and will be built 32 km to the west of Sylt in the German North Sea. The project company, Butendiek Offshore Windpark GmbH & Co. KG, has now commissioned KfW […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Palfinger Marine has secured a contract to deliver 81 lay-down boom cranes for wpd’s Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Under the contract, Palfinger will supply 80 of its PF12000-4.6 LDB cranes for the turbines, while one will be installed onshore for training purposes. Each of the turbine platforms will be equipped with one fixed boom crane, […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    German wind power developer wpd AG has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CR Classification Society, two Taiwan’s research and development bodies, and representatives from engineering think tanks, and will assist Taiwan in reaching its aim of increasing domestic financial operators’ willingness to invest in offshore wind farms.

  • 3 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received a firm order by wpd offshore to supply turbines to the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Located approximately six kilometers from shore in the Taiwan Strait, the Yunlin wind farm will feature 80 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines. This first firm order in Asia Pacific (APAC) for the […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Formosa Plastics Corporation for offshore wind in Taiwan. According to the company, the agreement adds up to a series of earlier agreements with local and international parties to promote a competitive supply chain. To remind, Siemens Gamesa inked the first local supply agreements in Taiwan last year by […]

  • 10 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Friends of the Supergrid (FOSG), the organisation launched in March of this year by ten global companies to progress policy towards the construction of a pan-European Supergrid, is pleased to announce the appointment of its first CEO Ana Aguado and three new founding members: Nexans, wpd offshore and CG Power Systems. Ana joins the group […]

  • 2 September 2011

      Ballast Nedam has signed a l contract around 250 million Euro with wpd for the engineering, supply and installation of 80 foundations at the Butendiek offshore wind farm in Germany. The Butendiek offshore wind farm is located in the German Bight, 32 kilometer west of the German island Sylt. It is expected that financial […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded German-based wpd with 1GW of grid connection capacity for two of the developer’s offshore wind projects in Taiwan: a 708MW wind farm off Yunlin and a 350MW project off Taoyuan.

  • 29 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    CTCI Machinery Corporation (CTCI MAC) has completed the first transition pieces ready to be loaded out for the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. The first batch of transition pieces will be loaded out on a barge by wpd in early August from CTCI MAC’s Ta-Lin Shop in Kaohsiung to the offshore site for installation. […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    Wpd Taiwan and WeatherRisk Explore Inc. have signed a turnkey bird survey contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. This March, wpd appointed WeatherRisk Explore to be responsible for the long-term and continuous bird surveys to understand the relationship between the wind farm’s operations and the surrounding bird ecology. According to the companies, […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Wpd AG has secured approval from Taiwan’s Investment Committee to invest NT$ 14.12 billion (circa EUR 409.5 million) in the Yunlin offshore wind project. Wpd owns 73% of Yunlin Holding GmbH, while the Sojitz Corp-led consortium, comprising Chugoku Electric Power, Chudenko Corporation, Shikoku Electric Power, and JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corp., owns the remaining 27%. […]

  • 13 September 2015

    Navitus Bay Unlikely to Go Ahead UK Secretary of State is to issue a decision about up to 121-turbine wind farm in the English Channel near the Isle of Wight. Fugro to Install Rampion Array Cables Fugro has been awarded a contract for the installation and burial of array cables at the Rampion Offshore Wind […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    German wind farm developer and operator wpd has signed a contract with Senvion for Nordergründe offshore wind farm, under which Senvion will provide 18 of its 6 megawatt turbines. The companies signed the contract for delivery, installation and commissioning of the 18 Senvion 6.2M126 on 20 February in Bremen. With the Senvion 6.2M126, wind turbines of […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind developer wpd has signed a share purchase agreement with Starwind Offshore GmbH to sell a 27% stake in the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. Starwind Offshore GmbH is a German holding company established jointly between the Japanese companies Sojitz; JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation; The Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc. and Chudenko […]

  • 4 June 2015

    Since December 2014 the AMBAU has been working on the design and engineering of 18 monopiles and transition pieces for the Nordergründe Offshore Wind Farm. Now, AMBAU has also received an order for the construction of the foundations. Manufacturing will commence at the AMBAU site in Cuxhaven in October 2015 and last until March 2016. The monopiles have a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Energiekontor AG, based in Bremen, has agreed today with the Bremen project developer wpd on the sale of an offshore wind farm, the Nordergründe. The buyer is a subsidiary of wpd Offshore GmbH. The Nordergründe offshore wind farm will comprise 18 wind turbines of the REpower 6M type, and will be built at a […]