project update

project update

Cable laying works started at Nordsee One

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Special purpose vessels in operation for the laying of 70 kilometers of inter-array cables at Nordsee One. (Photo: RWE International SE)

The installation team has started laying the first inter-array cable in the construction area of the Nordsee One offshore wind farm.

Offshore wind farm Kentish Flats Extension officially begins operating

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On June 6, Vattenfall officially put the offshore wind farm Kentish Flats Extension in the UK into operation. (Photo: Vattenfall)

Vattenfall has officially inaugurated the offshore wind farm Kentish Flats Extension (KFE) in the mouth of the Thames eight kilometers from the coast of Whitstable.

Turbines and connection for Beatrice offshore windfarm

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The new Offshore Transformer Module by Siemens, which will be installed on its own independent wind turbine foundation at Beatrice Windfarm. (Photo: Siemens AG)

Siemens received an order to supply, install and commission 84 wind turbines with a capacity of 7 MW each for the Scottish offshore wind farm Beatrice. In addition to the turbines, the company will supply the onshore and offshore substations for the project.

Turbine installation completed at Gode Wind 1 + 2 Offshore Wind Farm

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The last wind turbine belonging to the major offshore project Gode Wind 1 and 2 has been installed. All 97 Siemens turbines, each with an output of 6 MW, are now installed and ready. (Photo: Dong Energy)

DONG Energy and A2SEA’s Sea Challenger have completed the installation of 97 Siemens 6-MW turbines at Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farm in the German part of the North Sea.

TenneT issues bond for offshore projects

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The transformer platform for DolWin 2 on its way to being installed. (Photo: TenneT)

The transmission grid operator TenneT has issued a bond of 500 million euros. According to the company, the Green Schuldschein will secure the financing for three offshore grid connections.

Offshore wind farm Nordsee Ost has generated 1,000 GWh of electricity

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The offshore wind farm Nordsee Ost has achieved the planned output of 1,000 GWh of electricity during its first year of operation. (Photo: RWE)

Since its launch in spring 2015, the offshore wind farm Nordsee Ost has fed one million megawatt hours of electricity into the power grid. This means the wind farm has achieved its planned annual yield of 1,000 GWh.

Three substation topsides ordered for Hornsea Project One

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Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime will deliver three substation topsides for Hornsea Project One Offshore Wind Farm, comparable with the one for Borkum Riffgrund. (Photo: Bladt Industries)

DONG Energy has awarded Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime a new order for three substation topsides for Hornsea Project One Offshore Wind Farm.

Turbine installation contracts for Hornsea Project One

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A2SEA’s Sea Installer, here at work at Borkum Riffgrund 1, will install part of the turbines at planned 1.2 GW Hornsea Project One. (Photo: A2SEA)

A2SEA and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will install turbines at Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm Project One for DONG Energy.

Nordsee One installs foundation of offshore substation

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The 50-meter tall jacket foundation weighing more than 1,400 tons was successfully installed at the Nordsee One construction site. (Photo: RWE International SE)

The jacket foundation of the offshore substation at the Nordsee One construction site, located approximately 40 km north of the German island of Juist, has been successfully placed onto the sea bed.

Construction work begins on offshore wind farm Nordergründe

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The submarine cable is pulled ashore from the cable-laying vessel using a jetting sled. (Photo: TenneT)

The first monopile has been driven: Construction work on the wind farm Nordergründe in the North Sea began yesterday. Underwater cable-laying work is now also underway.

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