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  • 8 July 2014

    A serious accident occurred in the night of Sunday, 6 July at the Butendiek offshore wind farm in German waters. The victim, a Danish employee hired by Ballast Nedam, was admitted to the hospital in critical condition. “Our compassion is with the victim and his family. We wish them a lot of strength,” Ilka van der Meijden, […]

  • 15 September 2013

    UK: Unmanned Barge Almost Hits Teesside OWF A 35 metre unmanned barge that was being taken from Stromness to Lowestoft has been reconnected to its towing vessel. UK: Vestas Produces First Blade for Its 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Vestas has produced the first prototype 80 meter blade for the V164-8.0 MW – the world’s […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The joint owners of the 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm have announced a successful conclusion of the refinancing for the project valued in excess of EUR 950 million.

  • 18 December 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm is now officially in full operation, after the last of the total of 18 Senvion 6.2M126 wind turbines was connected to the grid yesterday, 17 December.

  • 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 […]

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

    Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded grid capacity to eleven offshore wind projects under the first process of its kind in Taiwan.

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed a preferred supplier agreement with wpd offshore for the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan.

  • 6 October 2010
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Environmental court has given wpd, a Stockholm-based wind power operator, the green light to begin construction of a large-scale…     (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus,October 06, 2010;

  • 22 February 2013

    International renewable engineering consultancy, SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has completed a technical advisory workscope on wpd’s German Butendiek offshore wind farm development, to be situated in the German EEZ of the North Sea, 32km west of the island Sylt. SgurrEnergy, supported by its strategic partner, Intertek-Metoc, was elected by technical bank, KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Bremen-situated planner and operator wpd takes positive stock for the construction of the offshore windfarm Butendiek. “We are about to complete pile driving, we are well within our time schedule and we have fallen short of the predefined sound levels”, said Achim Berge Olsen, managing director of Butendiek and wpd offshore. Of the 80 foundation […]

  • 17 May 2015

    EDF, Dong, WPD Seek Contractors for Wind Turbine Installation on Three French OWFs Eolien Maritime France, a consortium made of EDF EN France, Dong Energy Power Holding and WPD Offshore GmbH, has issued an invitation to tender for wind turbine installation on three French offshore wind sites. Statoil to Set Up Renewable Energy Business Division […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    After the realisation of the prestigious Belwind offshore wind farm project, CG attracts major contract for the German Butendiek project Butendiek is a 288 MW German offshore wind farm project. A total of 80 turbines of the 3.6 MW class will be installed in the German North Sea. The project developer of the Butendiek offshore […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway 7 has awarded Tekmar Energy with a contract to provide cable protection systems (CPSs) for wpd’s 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Under the contract, Tekmar will be supplying 150 of their patented CPSs which protect the subsea power cables as they transition from the offshore structures into burial. The Yunlin offshore wind […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Avantha Group Company CG has successfully performed the marine load-out of a high-voltage offshore substation for Western Power Distribution (WPD) offshore solutions GmbH.The substation is a part of the Butendiek offshore wind farm in Germany. The Butendiek offshore substation was successfully loaded onto the sea barge in Hoboken, Antwerp. The next step is the substation’s installation and […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall, German wind power developer wpd and French financial institution Caisse des Dépôts have formed an alliance for the bid preparation in an offshore wind tender in Dunkerque, France.

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has awarded the first local supply contracts for Ørsted’s Formosa 1 Phase 2 and wpd’s Yunlin offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

      Nordwest Assekuranzmakler Gmbh & Co. KG (NWA) has developed insurance programs for the Butendiek offshore wind project. An important component for the financing of the project was laid. Butendiek offshore wind project is located in the North Sea about 32 kilometers west of Sylt. The plan is to install 80 wind turbines with a […]

  • 1 June 2015

    Siemens Reorganizes Company. 4,500 People to Lose Jobs Siemens announced today that it is on track with the implementation of its concept for the company’s strategic realignment. MT Højgaard Found Not Guilty in Robin Rigg Trial Today, the Court of Appeal in London has ruled that MT Højgaard is not liable for the costs of […]

  • 1 March 2015

    Anholt OWF Down, Error Found on Subsea Cable Anholt Offshore Wind Farm has been offline since Saturday, February 21, due to a fault on the subsea cable connecting the wind farm to the grid on land, reported today. IHC to Build 4.000-Ton Crane Vessel for Scaldis Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors NV has ordered […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Even though its current pipeline does not include any offshore wind opportunities after acquiring a stake in Nordergründe offshore wind farm, John Laing Group sees the offshore wind sector offering strong investment potential in the coming years.

  • 5 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Germany-based Deutsche Windtechnik is establishing a new regional unit in Taiwan after securing a contract to provide services to wpd AG on the Yunlin offshore wind project.

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Commissioning of the Nordergründe offshore wind farm, initially planned for the end of 2016, has been delayed after BVT, the company in charge of the substation, entered insolvency.

  • 5 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services for the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. SMC said it will be working with the SeaPlanner marine management system to ensure the delivery of services throughout the project. “Once again we are proud to be at the forefront of delivering Marine […]

  • 3 July 2015

    SgurrEnergy, has delivered full technical lenders’ due diligence to KfW IPEX and the European Investment Bank, in support of the achievement of financial close on the 110MW Nordergrunde offshore wind farm. Located within the German 12nm zone of the North Sea, 16km north of the German North Sea coast Nordergrunde is the sixth German offshore […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Today, Tuesday 22nd July 2014, Ballast Nedam Offshore installed the 80th and last monopile at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm in the German sector of the North Sea. The installation of all these monopiles was completed well within four-month time. This exceptional achievement is entirely due to the efforts of a dedicated and professional team, […]