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GeoSea appoints Baker Consultants for Gode Wind

GERMANY: Offshore ecologist Baker Consultants have been appointed by GeoSea to monitor noise during the construction of Gode Wind 1 and 2.

Cabling termination work complete at Gwynt y Mor

UK: RWE has completed connection of the high-voltage and fibre-optic cabling at 576MW Gwynt y Mor in the Irish Sea.

EWE hires Northern HeliCopter

GERMANY: Emden-based Northern HeliCopter has been contracted by EWE Offshore Service & Solutions, to supply helicopter-based emergency medical services to several North Sea wind projects.

Dong installs final turbine at Westermost Rough

UK: Dong Energy has installed the final 6MW Siemens turbines at the 210MW Westermost Rough project in the North Sea.

MV wins O&M extension

UK: MHI-Vestas (MV) has signed a three-year extension to the operations and maintenance contract for the 21MW Sprogø project.

Sheringham Shoal gearboxes replaced

UK: Statkraft has completed the replacement of two gearboxes at Sheringham Shoal, in the English North Sea.

Offshore rises to 7.5GW in 2014

WORLDWIDE: The number of offshore wind turbines connected to the grid went to 7.5GW in 2014, taking it beyond the 2% figure in terms of global capacity.

Dong hands RXPE Race Bank contract

UK: Dong Energy has handed RXPE a contract to supply electronics equipment in support of the utility's 580MW Race Bank project in the North Sea.


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Last updated 19 March 2015

Project NameCountryMWDeveloperAnnouncementDate reported
Hornsea Project One UK 1.2GW Dong Energy Onshore substation designer announced 19-Mar-15
Nordsee One Germany 332MW Northland Power Financing completed 19-Mar-15
Borkum Riffgrund Germany 312MW Dong Energy Half of turbines installed 17-Mar-15
Lynn&Inner Dowsing UK 194MW Centrica Mechanical and engineering frameworks signed 17-Mar-15
Race Bank UK 580MW Dong Energy Onshore substation contractor selected 17-Mar-15
Westermeerwind Netherlands 144MW Westemeerwind BV First monopile installed 16-Mar-15
Kriegers Flak Denmark 600MW To be decided Grid voltage set 16-Mar-15
Walney Extension UK 660MW Dong Energy Export cable supplier selected 12-Mar-15
Race Bank UK 580MW Dong Energy Export cable installation contrac 12-Mar-15
Walney Extension (phase 2) UK 330MW Dong Energy Preferred turbine supplier named 12-Mar-15
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