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  • science & technology

    FORESEA supports 15 offshore renewable energy technologies

    The FORESEA award enables developers to improve their renewable energy technologies and test it in real life conditions. (Graphic: Tocardo)

    The FORESEA programme has awarded “recommendations for support” to 15 offshore renewable energy technologies following its second call for applications. The awards will provide a real boost to technology developers by allowing them to test their technologies on the open sea, attract further investment, and move further along the path to commercialisation.

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  • project update

    Two new inter-array projects for Prysmian

    Prysmian will supply the 33 kV submarine inter-array cables for Merkur and Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farms. (Photo: Prysmian Group)

    Prysmian Group, specialist in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded two new contracts for offshore wind farms in Germany (Merkur OWF) and Denmark (Horns Rev 3 OWF).

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  • project update

    First turbine successfully installed at Nordsee One

    Installation of first Senvion turbine at Nordsee One was completed according to schedule. (Photo: innogy SE)

    Installation of the 54 Senvion 6 MW wind turbines that will comprise the Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm has commenced at the base port in Eemshaven.

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  • politics & business

    Irina Lucke (EWE) is the new chairwoman of WAB

    Irina Lucke has been a board member at WAB since 2011. She has now taken over the chairmanship from Dr Klaus Meier. (Photo: WAB)
    Irina Lucke is the first woman to be elected as chair of WAB. The previous chair, Dr Klaus Meier, will be stepping down to the position of deputy chairman. WAB's focus in 2017 will be to provide even more information about political developments to members and promote networking. Read more
  • project update

    EEW SPC will supply monopiles for Hornsea Project 1

    The contract signing of EEW SPC and DONG Energy representatives took place in a low-key ceremony in Rostock. (Photo: EEW SPC)
    EEW Special Pipe Constructions has been awarded an order from the Danish energy company DONG Energy to manufacture 116 monopiles for the 1.2 GW-sized offshore wind park Hornsea Project 1. Read more
  • project update

    Windpark Borkum EPCI contract for Seaway Heavy Lifting

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s crane vessel Stanislav Yudin, which has a revolving lift capacity of 2,500mt, will be used for the offshore activities at Trianel Windpark Borkum II. (Photo: Seaway Heavy Lifting)
    Offshore contract Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the turbine foundations for Trianel Windpark Borkum II in the German North Sea. Read more
  • project update

    First power from DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension

    This is the first time the MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbines have been used commercially offshore. (Photo: DONG Energy)
    With the initial wind turbines recently installed at Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm, power is now being exported to the UK grid. This is the first time the Vestas 8 MW wind turbines have been used commercially offshore, and the successful energisation is an important step in the project. The park is a joint venture between DONG Energy and its partners PKA and KIRKBI A/S. Read more
  • politics & business

    Vattenfall to proceed with Danish near shore wind farms

    A majority in the Danish Parliament (Folketing) on November, 18th that it will approve Danish Near Shore (DNS) wind farms. This means that Vattenfall can proceed with plans to develop the 350 MW project off Denmark's west coast. Read more
  • politics & business

    LM Wind Power to supply blades for CSIC HZ Windpower's new offshore turbine

    LM Wind Power CEO Marc de Jong at the CSIC HZ Windpower type certificate and announcement event at China Windpower. (Photo: LM Wind Power)
    At the China Wind Power (CWP) in Beijing LM Wind Power announced a strategic collaboration with the Chinese wind turbine manufacturer CSIC HZ Windpower. LM Wind, owned by GE, agrees to deliver blades for CSIC HZ Windpower’s newly launched H151-5 MW platform. Read more
  • project update

    SOC awarded contract for Hornsea Offshore One cable work

    For the works at Hornsea Project One SOC will be utilising vessels and resources from the Siem Offshore group. (Photo: SOC)
    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) has been awarded the contract for the transport and installation of parts of the inner array grid cable system for the Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm Project One by DONG Energy. Read more
  • project update

    Vattenfall wins tender to build Kriegers Flak

    Vattenfall has won the tender to build Danish Kriegers Flak, a 600 MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The winning bid was 49.9 €/MWh, which is among the lowest costs in the world for offshore wind power. Read more
  • project update

    A2SEA signs contract to install 102 turbines on East Anglia ONE

    In summer 2019, A2SEA’s installation vessel Sea Challenger will start to install the Siemens turbines on East Anglia ONE. (Photo: A2SEA)
    From summer 2019, A2SEA’s purpose-built offshore installation vessel Sea Challenger will be deployed to install 102 Siemens 7 MW turbines on East Anglia ONE from the load out port in Great Yarmouth in the UK. Read more
  • politics & business

    Gamesa’s shareholders ratify the merger with Siemens Wind Power

    Gamesa’s shareholders approved the merger with Siemens Wind Power. (Photo: Gamesa)
    In an extraordinary general meeting in Zamudio (Vizcaya, Spain), 99.75 % of Gamesa’s shareholders ratified the resolutions needed to close the merger with Siemens Wind Power. The payment of a special cash dividend of € 3.591 per share was also approved. Read more

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