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  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energies Nouvelles and Enbridge have applied for funding with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the Saint-Nazaire and Fécamp offshore wind projects in France. EIB has not disclosed the total cost and the approximate amount of the proposed finance that the companies applied for. Saint-Nazaire is being developed by Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a joint venture of EDF EN […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    After one of our readers reported that the final turbine at the Butendiek offshore wind farm was installed last night, wpd confirmed the information to Offshore WIND this morning. The Butendiek offshore wind farm features 80 Siemens SWT-3.6-120 wind turbines, which will generate a total capacity of 288 MW. Each blade of the turbines is 58.5m long with its own pitching […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    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. A contract for each of the three lots will last for six years (72 months) from the date of award. Deadline for submission of tenders or […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      EDF Energies Nouvelles, DONG Energy, Nass&Wind Offshore, Poweo ENR, wpd offshore and Alstom are pooling their expertise and their investment capacity within a consortium created to respond to the “offshore wind energy” call for tenders launched on July 11 by the French government. These partnerships illustrate a shared commitment to create, in a team […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has completed its due diligence work of the 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, reviewing and quantifying the technical risks of the project on behalf of the John Laing Group. John Laing commissioned DNV GL with the assessment and analysis of the project to make its investment decision and has […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based construction consultancy Promontory has been selected to provide project-based contracts and commercial management during the construction of the 640MW Yunlin wind farm offshore Taiwan. Promontory said that the services will be provided ”to one of the global leaders in the construction of offshore wind.” ”We are proud to be supporting this marvellous industry and […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    EDF EN France, Dong Energy and WPD Offshore have issued a call for bids for the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of up to 83 gravity-based foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm. The contract also includes the supply of additional equipment for the gravity-based foundations, such as boat landing, access ladders and platform […]

  • 10 July 2013

    GDF SUEZ S.A., French multinational electric utility company, has decided to join forces with Portuguese EDP Renovaveis S/A to bid for offshore wind farms in France, reports Les Echos. The two companies will form a consortium, which will finance and operate offshore wind farms if their bid is accepted. GDF was unable to win the […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eight offshore wind majors have officially launched the Taiwan Offshore Wind Industry Association. The founding members include Ørsted, Northland Power, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), wpd offshore solutions, Macquarie Group, Swancor, Yushan Energy and the Japanese utility JERA. The association aims to bring together offshore wind companies in Taiwan to promote the long-term development of the industry, stable […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nordwest Assekuranzmakler GmbH & Co. KG (NWA) has developed the insurance concept for the offshore project Nordergründe. The insurance specialist is thus providing a key building block for financing the project, which will cost 410 million euros. The Nordergründe wind farm, which is located 15 kilometres north-east of the island Wangerooge, is owned by wpd […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    As announced yesterday, Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems has won an order for the installation work at the new Nordergründe offshore wind farm. Today, the company released some details about its new contract. The order from wpd, the offshore wind farm’s developer, has a volume of approximately €30 million and covers the installation of 19 steel […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has received expressions of interest from 14 developers in the call for information and nominations for obtaining commercial wind energy leases offshore California. The list of interested parties includes Equinor Wind US, EDF Renewables Development, EDP Renewables North America, Northland Power America, wpd Offshore Alpha, Avangrid Renewables, Castle Wind, US Mainstream […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Sapura Energy has secured a contract by Yunneng Wind Power Co. Ltd. for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan, which represents its first ever in the offshore wind sector. Under the agreement, Sapura Offshore is responsible for the transport and installation of turbine foundations at the 640MW project. Yunlin will consist of 80 Siemens Gamesa 8.0-167 DD turbines […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The South Korean LS Cable & System has won a contract to manufacture submarine power cables for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.

  • 20 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    An offshore substation built for the 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm has been loaded onto a barge in Bremerhaven and is en route to the installation site in the German North Sea.

  • 25 May 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s marine engineering specialist GeoSea has consolidated its position in the renewable energy market by securing geotechnical site investigation works for the Fécamp offshore wind farm site in France, along with G-tec SAS. Works will be executed during summer 2014 for the account of WPD Offshore France SAS. Just a few weeks ago, GeoSea finished […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction of the Nordergründe wind farm is kicking off this week, with the MPI Enterprise vessel already loading monopiles and transition pieces in Cuxhaven, according to German media.  After being contacted by Offshore WIND, wpd, the developer of the offshore wind project, confirmed the construction start without revealing any further details. Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems has been contracted […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The French renewable energy company Nass & Wind is about to finalise its deal with Siemens to join forces on the next French offshore wind tender. There is a possibility of a third partner in this consortium, however, Nass & Wind did not want to disclose any details concerning the name of the third party […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D

    The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) has opened tenders for monitoring and inspection, as well as for dynamic export cable development.

  • 13 June 2013
    Authorities

    The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) of Germany has approved the offshore wind farm “Kaikas” in the North Sea. The wind farm will cover an area of around 65 km2 where 83 wind turbines will be installed in a water depth of 39-41 meters. The new wind farm will be built northwest of the […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Following the launch of the Fécamp offshore wind project, EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd have revealed the Tier 1 suppliers for the 500 MW French offshore wind farm. Siemens Gamesa will provide 71 SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of 7 MW. The contract also includes a 15-year maintenance period. These turbines will […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    NKT has commissioned and delivered the 155kV high-voltage AC Nordergründe offshore wind transmission link to the German transmission system operator TenneT.

  • 3 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has shared a video showing the export cable for the Nordergründe offshore wind farm being pulled to the onshore substation near Inhausen, Germany. The company completed the installation of the 26.5 kilometre export cable in June. The video shows the pull-in of the cable through the BSS-II to the onshore substation in a two minute […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall Gives Reasons for Choosing Siemens Gamesa 8MW Turbine Vattenfall has chosen the new 8MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbine for its Danish offshore wind farms because it “was simply the cheapest choice in the market measured by cost per generated megawatt-hour electricity,” Michael Simmelsgaard, Head of Offshore Wind and Country Manager for Vattenfall in Denmark, said. Spain: […]