project update

project update

Nearshore project Nordergründe put into operation

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wpd and the co-shareholders of the Nordergründe John Laing Group plc and the Gothaer Insurance Group announced that installation work has now been successfully completed. (Photo: wpd)

The last of a total of 18 turbines of the 111 MW wind farm Nordergründe was connected to the grid under the project management of the Bremen developer wpd.

Siemens Gamesa to supply 950 MW to Vattenfall for three offshore projects in Denmark

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Siemens Gamesa will install 113 of its new SG 8.0-167 DD turbines for Vattenfall (photo: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy)

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by Vattenfall to supply close to 1 GW at three offshore wind power plants being developed in Danish waters.

Statoil awards battery contract in Batwind project

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Sebastian Bringsværd, head of Hywind Development in Statoil, at Statoil's Autumn Conference 2017. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland)

Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm, will next year be equipped with a battery to store power from the wind farm. The purpose is to “teach” the battery when to hold back and store electricity, and when to send power to the grid, thus increasing value of the power.

Offshore wind project Rampion starts power generation

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The first of 116 MHI Vestas 3.45MW tubines has been commissioned at Rampion offshore wind farm. (Graphic: E.ON)

The offshore wind farm Rampion in the English Channel has started generating electricity. According to E.ON, the first turbine was commissioned. 115 additional turbines will be connected to the grid in stages over the next few months.

Buss Offshore Solutions and Orange Blue Terminal host the planning and implementation of port logistics for Merkur wind farm

In September, the Orange Blue Terminal operated by the Hamburg-based Buss Group signed an agreement with GE Renewable Energy to provide base port services for the Merkur Wind Farm project. The offshore project management and consultancy firm Buss Offshore Solutions, based in Hamburg, is taking over project planning and management for the base port operations as well as the engineering of the tower foundations, also assisting the Orange Blue Terminal with the storage design and layout.

PALFINGER MARINE secures large scale orders – 151 cranes in total – for three new-build wind farms in Germany

PALFINGER MARINE strengthens its market position by becoming complete crane supplier for all wind turbines of Trianel wind farm Borkum II.

Construction begins on Horns Rev 3

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Vattenfall starts construction work at Horns Rev 3. (Photo: Vattenfall)

Construction work has begun on Denmark's largest offshore wind farm, Horns Rev 3. It is the first time in five years that an offshore wind farm will be built in Denmark.

World’s first floating wind farm has started production

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Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid. (photo: Øyvind Gravås / Statoil)

Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid. On October, 18 the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, officially opened the wind farm.

Turbine installation completed at Dudgeon

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The Sea Challenger completed the installation of 67 Siemens 6 MW turbines on the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm (photo: A2SEA)

A2SEA’s vessel Sea Challenger completed the installation of 67 Siemens 6 MW turbines on the 402 MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm.

Successful installation of transformer platform for Nordergründe

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wpd completed installation of the transformer platform for the nearshore-project Nordergründe. (Photo: wpd)

Under the project leadership of the Bremen-based project developer wpd, the OWP Nordergründe GmbH & Co. KG completed installation of the transformer platform for the nearshore-project Nordergründe.

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