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    Danish-German interconnector gets push forward

    Energinet.dk and 50Hertz plan to establish a 400 MW offshore interconnection between the Danish and the German national power grids. The European Commission has now granted the revised technical... read more
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    First internal cable installed at the Sandbank wind farm

    Work has begun on the internal cabling at the Sandbank wind farm 90 km off the coast of Sylt. Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München report that they have laid the first power cable between two foundations... read more
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    Global Tech I officially inaugurated

    After seven years of planning and construction, the 400-MW offshore wind farm Global Tech I off the German North Sea coast was officially inaugurated on 2 September. read more

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    Trianel inaugurates first municipal offshore wind farm

    Trianel, a major European consortium consisting of 33 municipal utilities and based in Aachen, Germany, commissioned the Trianel Wind Farm Borkum on 1 September. The world's first municipal offshore... read more
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    Dong Energy acquires complete Hornsea Zone

    Dong Energy acquired the Hornsea Zone and the project rights to Hornsea Project 2 and 3, which have the potential of 3 GW offshore wind capacity. This follows Dong’s acquisition of Hornsea Project 1,... read more
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    MHI Vestas signs contract for 450 MW Borkum Riffgrund 2

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind was confirmed as the preferred supplier for Borkum Riffgrund 2. Following negotiations with Dong Energy, the two companies have reached an agreement for the supply of V164-8.0... read more
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    VBMS contracted for Rampion export cabling

    VBMS has been awarded a contract by E.ON for the installation of two 16 kilometre-long export cables for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. The 150 kV HVAC cables will transport the power ashore from the... read more
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    Dogger Bank: planning for a total of 4.8 GW approved

    After the approval for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck A & B in February , the planning of Dogger Bank Teesside A & B has also been approved. Meanwhile, project developer Forewind removed Dogger Bank... read more
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    Seajacks Scylla to install monopiles at Veja Mate

    Seajacks has been awarded the foundation installation contract for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. The vessel Seajacks Scylla, currently under construction at Samsung Heavy Industry’s Geoje Yard,... read more
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    ABB hands over DolWin1 grid connection

    ABB has handed over the DolWin1 offshore grid connection to the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT. The 800 MW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link connects offshore wind farms around... read more

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