Project update news

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    Borkum Riffgrund 1 delivers its first electricity

    The offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 is feeding its first electricity into the German grid. The wind farm is the first German project carried out by the Danish company Dong Energy. read more
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    Dogger Bank will push the limits

    Planning permission has been awarded for the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck project to be developed by the Forewind consortium. The project is located 80 miles off the Yorkshire coast and is more than twice... read more
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    Siemens installs first turbine in the Amrumbank West

    On February 11 th , Siemens installed the first 3.6 MW wind turbine for the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The entire installation process took 24 hours, with work being performed around the clock... read more

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    After BorWin2 comes HelWin1

    A few days after the handover of the BorWin2 grid connection, Siemens has now handed another cluster connection over to TenneT. The HelWin1 grid connection has a capacity of 576 MW and is now ready to... read more
  • project update, science & technology

    Foundation for French offshore wind market

    A major step was recently taken in the French offshore wind market with the installation of the Fécamp met mast in the English Channel. This marks not only a further step towards opening up the French... read more
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    Trianel Windpark Borkum generates its first electricity

    The North Sea wind farm Trianel Windpark Borkum is now connected to the grid. The first turbines are now undergoing test operation, and normal operation of the entire wind farm is scheduled to begin... read more
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    Grid connection for BorWin2 is complete

    After several weeks of test operation, TenneT has now approved the offshore platform BorWin beta delivered by Siemens. The grid connection for the BorWin2 cluster can now begin commercial operation. read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Iberdrola awards Areva € 620 million for Wikinger offshore park

    Iberdrola and Areva signed their largest renewables contract so far with a volume of € 620 million for the supply of wind turbines to the 350 MW offshore wind park Wikinger. In cooperation with its... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    EnBW sells shares of the offshore wind farm Baltic 2

    EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has sold a 49.89% stake in the German offshore wind farm EnBW Baltic 2 to the Australian investment company Macquarie Capital for € 720 million. read more
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    MHI turbines for Burbo Bank Extension

    Dong Energy has decided to construct the offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension located 8 km off the United Kingdom coast in Liverpool Bay. The 258 MW project is the first commercial order for 32 of... read more