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  • project update

    Turbine installation completed at Burbo Bank Extension

     A2SEA’s Sea Installer and crew including DONG Energy and MHI Vestas installed the last 8 MW turbine on Burbo Bank Extension. (Photo: A2SEA)
    In December 2016, A2SEA’s Sea Installer completed the installation of 32 MHI Vestas 8 MW turbines at DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension in the Irish Sea. Read more
  • project update

    Dutch consortium to construct second Borssele offshore wind farm

    The winning consortium bid 5.45 €-ct per kWh for Borssele Offshore Wind Farm construction. (photo: iStock)
    The second Borssele offshore wind farm in the Dutch part of the North Sea will be built by Shell, Van Oord, Eneco and Mitsubishi/DGE. The 700 MW wind farm is expected to be constructed and operated with a subsidy of just 0.3 billion EUR – 2 billion EUR below what was originally anticipated. Read more
  • 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

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