Project update news

  • project update, politics & business

    Dong Energy chooses Vestas’ turbine for Walney Extension

    Just one month after Dong Energy had decided to install offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension with Vestas turbines the next contract is already waiting. For Walney Extension Dong is banking on MHI... read more
  • project update, logistics & operations

    Fault on Anholt sea cable

    A cable fault is preventing transmission of power from the Anholt offshore wind farm to the onshore grid. The cause of the fault is still unclear. read more
  • project update, politics & business

    East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm secures 714 MW contract

    ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) has hailed a major breakthrough in efforts to reduce the costs of offshore wind after the East Anglia ONE project successfully secured a Contract for Difference (CfD) in... read more

  • project update

    alpha ventus exceeds expectations

    Germany’s first offshore wind farm “alpha ventus” has been in operation for four years and continues to work according to plan and even exceeds forecasts. From 2011 to 2014, the wind farm achieved... read more
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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
  • project update

    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