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  • 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, […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    John Laing Group, a London-based international originator, investor and manager of infrastructure projects, has acquired a 30% stake in the 110.7MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm, which saw its first turbine going up on Tuesday. The Nordergründe project is John Laing’s second German wind investment and its first investment in offshore wind. Ross McArthur, Managing Director […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Danish pension fund administrator PKA has sold its stake in German Butendiek offshore wind farm to a consortium led by ITOCHU, the second-largest Japanese sogo shosha after Mitsubishi Corporation, for DKK 1 billion (approx. EUR 134.5 million). The sale is still subject to competition authority approval. In 2013, PKA acquired a 22.5% stake in the German […]

  • 25 June 2015

    Siemens is officially christening its new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Esvagt Faraday in Hamburg today, the company announced on its social media pages. “The SOVs are a key part for efficient & safe offshore wind service,” said Randy Zwirn, CEO Power Generation Services. He further added: “Siemens is committed to pioneering new technologies that make the lifecycle cost […]

  • 28 September 2012

    A few days ago the Husum Wind Energy 2012 came to an end. Leading equipment manufacturers and suppliers emphasized the important role of wind power project developers, who exhibited at this year’s fair. Each wind project requires a professional, individual project management – from site selection to commissioning and management of the systems. Therefore project […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has secured inter-array cable contracts worth over EUR 220 million for three offshore wind farms in France.

  • 20 April 2015
    Grid Connection

    The European grid operator, TenneT, has awarded a Nordergründe offshore wind farm contract to German-based Bitek Bergungsdienst. Bitek Bergungsdienst will be in charge of surveying a 28-kilometre cable route for ordnance, as well as for its removal. Namely, TenneT has agreed to install a 111MW grid connection for the Nordergründe wind farm comprising 18 Senvion 6.15MW […]

  • 24 November 2014

    On 18 September the last TP was installed in the 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm, located 32km west of the isle of Sylt covering an area of 33km2. At the same time the installation of the first of the in total 80 Siemens type SWT 3.6 -1 20 turbines started. The installation is being performed […]

  • 8 February 2013

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 450m for the Butendiek wind farm, which will be one of the biggest offshore wind projects so far in the German part of the North Sea. With 80 turbines, it will have a total generating capacity of 288 MW. This ambitious project will cost a total of […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    German wind turbine maker Senvion GmbH has selected Eurogate Container Terminal Bremerhaven as base port for the transportation and installation of wind turbines for the 110MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm. wpd AG, the developer and the future operator of the wind farm, commissioned Senvion to supply 18 type 6.2M126 wind turbines to be installed close to the shore in the […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium led by GDF SUEZ, including EDP Renewables, Neoen Marine, and AREVA, has been recommended to the French government as a preferred developer of two French offshore wind farms, according to the country’s media. The Regulatory Commission of Energy (CRE), an independent administrative body in charge of regulating the French electricity and gas markets, […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The last 12 of the total 80 transition pieces (TPs) for the Butendiek offshore wind farm will be delivered this week. The TP’s, which Bladt Industries has fabricated for EEW and WPD as the end client, have all been fabricated at the company’s Lubmin facilities. At the end of July, Ballast Nedam Offshore completed the installation of […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish Energy Agency (ENS) has shortlisted three companies to participate in upcoming 350 MW nearshore tender. Out of five applicants, WPD Hofor joint venture, European Energy Nearshore Consortium and Vattenfall met the certain technical and financial requirements. Since the future wind farms are smaller than Horns Rev 3, the requirements in some areas were lowered […]

  • 5 March 2015

    The project company OWP Nordergründe GmbH & Co. KG, managed by wpd AG, has concluded all substantial supply and construction contracts for the Offshore Wind Farm Nordergründe. The wind farm, located in the German North Sea, will be built and put into operation in 2016. The law firm Blanke Meier Evers has advised the project company with […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Renewable energy consultancy and service provider Natural Power has acted as technical advisor to a consortium of Japanese investors for the agreement to acquire a 27% stake in the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. As reported earlier, Starwind Offshore GmbH, a German holding company established jointly between the Japanese companies Sojitz; JXTG Nippon Oil […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European consortium comprising EDF Energies Nouvelles and wpd offshore today submitted two bids for French offshore wind projects: the Tréport and Ile d’ Yeu/Ile de Noirmoutier. These two projects fall within the framework of the second call for tenders for French offshore wind energy projects, representing total new capacity of 1,000 MW to be […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MPI Offshore’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) MPI Enterprise has completed the installation of 18 6.2M126 Senvion turbines at the Nordergründe offshore wind farm in the North Sea. After installing all of the 18 foundations at the site, the MPI Enterprise erected the first wind turbine at the 110.7MW Nordergründe in August. Nordergründe is situated in water up to ten metres in […]

  • 25 October 2019

    ProCon Wind Energy has begun electrical outfitting works for the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. The Danish company secured a contract in August to carry out the outfitting of 40 E-modules/Internal cages for Smulders. ProCon said that the electrical outfitting takes place at Smulders’ site in Antwerp where it has just completed the pre-assembly work […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    K2 Management supported Japan’s ITOCHU Corporation in its 22.5% equity interest investment into the 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm – its first investment in European offshore wind.

  • 7 May 2014
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The French government is going to announce results of the second offshore wind tender round later today. Energy minister Ségolène Royal will hold a press conference at 16:30, when she will announce the winners for the 500MW Le Treport and Noirmoutier development sites. Le Tréport area was opened for competition during the first call for […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    More than 90 original equipment manufacturers, vendors and suppliers assembled earlier this month in Denmark to elect the first supplier business network committee which will support the future developer and operator of the 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. On 7 September, the Kriegers Flak vendors and suppliers teamed with some of the […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has secured a contract to provide temporary power during the turbine installation phase at the Yunlin offshore wind project. The contract was signed with Yunneng Wind Power, the project company belonging to developer wpd, and represents MRE’s first in Taiwan. “We’re hugely excited about establishing an office in Taipei and working […]

  • 18 February 2013

    EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH, located in Rostock (Germany) announced that they received an order to manufacture 80 foundations for the Offshore wind project Butendiek. Contract signing with their customer Ballast Nedam was in November 2012 in the Netherlands. Since the beginning of February the financial close of the 288 MW project has also been […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first Senvion 6.2M126 turbine was installed at the Nordergründe offshore wind farm on Tuesday, 16 August. After the installation of all 18 foundations, the installation vessel MPI Enterprise erected the first wind turbine at the 110.7MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm, wpd reported today. Nordergründe is the first German offshore project for which all the major works are being provided […]

  • 21 October 2014

    AdBm Technologies released a report on its recent offshore demonstration at the Butendiek offshore wind farm. A demonstration of the AdBm Technologies underwater noise abatement system was conducted on 11–12 July, 2014 in partnership with WPD and Ballast Nedam. During pile driving operations for monopiles BU 32 and BU 21, a peak reduction of almost […]