project update

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.

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.

Prysmian awarded cables supply contract for Rentel


Prysmian secures contract for offshore wind farm inter-array submarine cables supply in Belgium. (Photo: Prysmian)

Prysmian Group, specialist in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth up to € 13 milion by Tideway B.V. for the Rentel offshore wind farm project.

Siemens wins service order for Veja Mate


Siemens won service order for the the offfshore substation and turbine substructures of the Veja Mate offshore project. (Photo: Veja Mate)

Siemens has received an order for the maintenance and upkeep of the Offshore Substation (OSS) and turbine substructures of the Veja Mate offshore project. Siemens will install 67 six MW class turbines for the 400 MW wind power plant and connect it to land with the BorWin2 DC grid connection.

Senvion wins order over 203 MW for Trianel Borkum II


At Trianel Borkum II wind farm 32 Senvion 6.2M152 turbines with a power upgrade will produce around 800 million kilowatt-hours of electricity every year. (Photo: Senvion)

Senvion will deliver the offshore turbines for Trianel Windpark Borkum II. The project shall consist of 32 turbines from the Senvion 6.XM series.

Sandbank feeds first power into the grid


The installation of the foundations for offshore wind farm Sandbank. (Photo: Vattenfall / Ulrich Wirrwa)

The offshore wind farm Sandbank has supplied its first wind power to the German electricity network. The first of the wind farm’s 72 wind turbines are successively being commissioned for power production.

First turbine on Burbo Bank Extension installed


The first turbine on DONG Energy’s offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension has been installed. It was also the first installation ever of the new 8 MW turbine produced by MHI Vestas, the V164-8.0 MW.

Cable laying works for Nordsee One completed


The 59 inter-array cables for offshore wind farm Nordsee One have been installed successfully with the help of the vessels Siem Aimery (shown on the left) and Siem Moxie (on the right). (Photo: SIEM Offshore Contractors GmbH)

Three weeks ahead of schedule, the inter-array cables for offshore wind farm Nordsee One have been installed by SIEM Offshore Contractors GmbH. The foundations and the offshore substation for the 54 wind turbines have also already been installed.

First offshore wind farm of the U.S. enters final construction stage


Blades for the offshore wind turbines are being unloaded at Rhode Island’s ProvPort. (Photo: Deepwater Wind)

Deepwater Wind will soon start the final construction stage of Block Island Wind Farm in the federal state of Rhode Island.

DNV GL completed due diligence work of Nordergründe


The certification body DNV GL has successfully reviewed and quantified the technical risks of the offshore wind farm “Nordergründe” in the German North Sea.