Tag Archives: offshore wind farm

EnBW completes installation of all wind turbines of its “Hohe See” offshore wind farm in the German North Sea

KARLSRUHE/ BORKUM/ HELGOLAND, 13-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EnBW completes the installation of all 71 wind turbines of its offshore wind farm “Hohe See” in the German North Sea. The commissioning of the “Hohe See” wind turbines continues with 27 of … Read the full press release

Ørsted and Vattenfall laid out 33 kV 8 km cable for back up electricity between Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farms in the North Sea

Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm

STOCKHOLM, 19-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Offshore wind farms Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3, owned by Ørsted and Vattenfall, have just connected to each other with a new eight-kilometre long cable. The cable connection is meant to supply each … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to continue cooperation on one of Taiwan’s first offshore wind power projects

ZAMUDIO, 17-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy conditionally received an order from awarding consortium partners Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable Energy Co. for the supply of offshore wind turbines for the 376 megawatt (MW) Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm … Read the full press release

Wind energy continues to grow as share in EU’s electricity mix

BRUSSELS, 21-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope report reveals that in 2018, wind energy provided 14% of the EU’s electricity, an increase from 12% in 2017. Wind power capacity rose in Europe by 11.3 GW in 2018: 8.6 GW onshore and … Read the full press release

Iberdrola: The ‘Andalusia II’ substation began its sea crossing from the shipyard in Puerto Real (Cádiz) to the East Anglia One offshore wind farm

It will be installed in the biggest offshore wind project currently being developed in the world The biggest alternating current (AC) offshore substation ever built will cover 1,333 nautical miles (2,468 km) in around one week travelling to the wind … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul Group: The first Gravity Based Foundation for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm installed in Denmark

Aalst, Belgium, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This weekend, the first Gravity Based Foundation for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak was installed in Denmark, another milestone in this project. It concerns a 8,000 tonnes GBF which was floated off the … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

We have selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for Hornsea Project Two, which will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm when operational in 2022. Fredericia, Denmark, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The project will … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München officially put offshore wind farm Sandbank into operation

STOCKHOLM, 28-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The offshore wind farm Sandbank with an installed capacity of 288 megawatt (MW) is now officially inaugurated. It is the latest cooperation between Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) and the 72 wind energy plants will provide … Read the full press release

Vattenfall: Sandbank 288 MW offshore wind farm put into operation

STOCKHOLM, 26-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The offshore wind farm Sandbank with an installed capacity of 288 megawatt (MW) is now officially inaugurated. It is the latest cooperation between Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) and the 72 wind energy plants will provide … Read the full press release

LEGO Group: Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm begins generating electricity

Electricity has been generated for the first time from the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The wind farm will help the LEGO Group reach its goal of balancing its energy consumption with production of renewable energy by 2020. BILLUND, … Read the full press release

DONG Energy, SmartWind Technologies: advanced radar system collecting three-dimensional data installed in Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm

DONG Energy and SmartWind Technologies have installed an advanced radar system collecting three-dimensional data on the wind flow in the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm off England’s east coast. The project, the first of its kind in the world, represents … Read the full press release

The first Senvion turbine of type 6.2M126 successfully installed on the wpd’s Nordergründe 111 MW offshore wind farm

BREMEN, 22-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Work on the site of the Nordergründe 111 MW offshore wind farm is progressing well. After the successful assembly of all 18 foundation structures, conversion of the installation ship, the MPI Enterprise, for erecting the wind … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm granted development consent

DONG Energy has today (16 August) welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy to grant development consent for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm, located 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast. FREDERICIA, Denmark, 17-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm started to deliver CO2-free power to the German grid

Fredericia, Denmark, 20-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Electricity has been generated and fed into the German grid for the first time at the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1. A major milestone has been achieved: With the initial batch, power from the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announced all 80 foundations at DanTysk offshore wind farm are now installed

After nine months of construction, the last of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind farm has been installed.  Stockholm, Sweden, 13-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — After nine months of construction, the last of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind … Read the full press release

RWE Innogy received permits by German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency for 108 additional wind turbines for the Innogy Nordsee offshore wind farm 2 and 3

Construction of 108 additional wind turbines approved Permit for Germany’s largest offshore wind farm cluster (approx. 1,000 MW) Important contribution to enhancing value of project portfolio 03-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — RWE Innogy yesterday received the permits for the Innogy Nordsee offshore wind … Read the full press release

RWE Innogy, Stadtwerke München, Siemens joint venture project Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm begins generating electricity

Gwynt y Môr begins generating electricity Joint venture project of RWE Innogy, Stadtwerke München and Siemens making good progress Complete commissioning planned for 2014 Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm has officially generated and exported its first electricity, on track … Read the full press release

DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar opened the world’s largest offshore wind farm London Array

Prime Minister David Cameron inaugurates world’s largest offshore wind farm 630MW London Array powering half a million UK homes 11-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar today, (4 July 2013) officially opened the world’s largest offshore wind farm, London Array, … Read the full press release

The last turbine at the offshore wind farm Thornton Bank off the Belgian coast successfully installed

Third and final phase of the wind farm is completed Full commissioning is planned in the coming weeks 10-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Yesterday (03 July 2013), the last turbine at the offshore wind farm Thornton Bank was successfully installed. This … Read the full press release