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British Offshore Wind Projekt Hornsea 2: The World's Largest Wind Farm Goes Into Full Operation

Sep 02, 2022 08:30 | Fredericia, Denmark - Currently the world's largest installed wind farm, Hornsea 2 is now fully operational. This was announced by Ørsted. The Ørsted share is nevertheless slipping this week. read more...


Milestone: Ørsted Produces First Electricity At World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Hornsea 2

Dec 23, 2021 11:28 | Fredericia, Denmark - Turbine commissioning work is in full swing at the UK's Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm, following the completion of installation work on the offshore substation (OSS) and eactive compensation station (RCS) at the end of October. read more...


Deutsche Windtechnik Establishes Full-Service Offshore Unit in UK

Aug 25, 2021 11:09 | Bremen, Germany / Edinburgh, UK - The UK is at the forefront of the global offshore markets and is planning long-term investments in the further expansion of offshore wind energy. Deutsche Windtechnik is strengthening its activities in the UK offshore market with a new service unit. read more...


High Demand: Siemens Gamesa Expands UK Rotor Blade Production

Aug 13, 2021 11:21 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa is to significantly expand its offshore rotor blade manufacturing facility in Hull, England. The turbine manufacturer said the manufacturing area will be expanded by 41,600 square meters to 77,600 square meters, more than doubling its size. read more...


AEG Power Solutions Secures Power Supply for Dogger Bank Transformer Platform

Dec 08, 2020 12:23 | Zwanenburg, The Netherlands - In the British North Sea, the currently world's largest offshore wind farm Dogger Bank is being built. The Norwegian EPC Aibel, specialized in off-shore industries, will supply two HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) substation platforms (which converts the wind turbines' AC voltage into DC voltage for more efficient transport to the mainland) for the Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B projects. read more...


Reducing Risk: Equinor Sells Shares in the British Doggerbank Offshore Wind Project

Dec 04, 2020 12:49 | Stavanger, Norway - Norwegian energy company Equinor has reached an agreement with Italian energy group Eni to acquire a stake in Dogger Bank's offshore wind farm projects A and B. Eni will then acquire a 10 percent stake from Equinor for a total price of approximately GBP 202.5 million. read more...


Milestone: OWC Involved in Offshore Wind Projects With More Than 50 GW

Apr 27, 2020 11:32 | London, UK – Following recent awards for offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan, the USA and the UK, London-based offshore consultancy Offshore Wind Consultans Ltd. (OWC) has reached an important milestone. read more...


The Last Turbine in World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Is Up and Running

Oct 08, 2019 18:09 | Fredericia, Denmark - The largest offshore wind farm in the world to date, Hornesea One, is close to the finish line. The last of a total of 174 turbines has now been installed. The commissioning phase can now begin. read more...


Innogy Scores in British Offshore Auction with Mega-Project

Sep 26, 2019 16:54 | Essen, Germany - Innogy has reached a milestone on the way to the realisation of the British offshore wind farm Sofia. In the course of the latest round of auctions in Great Britain, a total of 6 offshore wind energy projects with a total capacity of around 5,500 megawatts (MW) were awarded a contract. read more...


Deutsche Windtechnik Gets UK Service Contracts for Senvion Wind Farms

Sep 13, 2019 09:59 | Edinburgh, UK / Bremen, Germany – Deutsche Windtechnik AG is expanding by its UK subsidiary in the UK by providing O&M for five wind farms operated by Innogy Renewables UK. In the future, Deutsche Windtechnik Ltd. will cover the service of Senvion wind turbines in five British wind projects. read more...