Tag Archives: Germany

VOS and Ampelmann join forces for Arkona wind farm project

Vroon Offshore Services and Ampelmann have joined forces to deploy a Walk to Work (W2W) solution for the Arkona offshore wind farm, located in the German Baltic Sea. Vroon’s VOS Stone vessel, the newest addition to its offshore-support fleet, will be mobilised with an Ampelmann A400 gangway system. The gangway, launched in 2017, will be … Continue reading VOS and Ampelmann join forces for Arkona wind farm project

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German wind power output hits new record above 42 GW

German wind power output rose above 42 GW for the first time Wednesday evening setting new hourly and daily output records, data from grid operators show. Hourly wind output averaged 42.612 GW between 21:00 and 21:59 local time, according to EEX transparency which collects the data on behalf of Germany’s transmission systems operators. Daily wind … Continue reading German wind power output hits new record above 42 GW

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Iberdrola’s Wikinger offshore wind farm connected to the grid in Germany

Iberdrola has connected its Wikinger offshore wind farm to the German power grid. The facility was built over the last 18 months in the Baltic Sea. By reaching this milestone, Wikinger adds 350 megawatts (MW) capacity to the system and will supply renewable energy to 350,000 homes, representing more than 20% of the power used … Continue reading Iberdrola’s Wikinger offshore wind farm connected to the grid in Germany

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Vestas and W.E.B sign two wind energy orders in Germany and Austria

Vestas has signed a partner agreement with W.E.B to supply its 4 MW platform for future projects in Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Canada, and the U.S. that potentially can materialise in three-digit volume over the next two years. As part of the agreement, W.E.B has placed orders for a total of 35 MW across one … Continue reading Vestas and W.E.B sign two wind energy orders in Germany and Austria

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New customer places 28 MW wind power order in Germany

Ebert Erneuerbare Energien Projekt GmbH & Co. KG, a family-owned enterprise, has placed a 28 MW order for eight V136-3.45 MW turbines for the Grohnde-Kirchohsen wind park in Lower Saxony in Northern Germany. Leveraging more than 30 years of experience in the German market, Vestas’ extensive expertise in project management helped the customer through a … Continue reading New customer places 28 MW wind power order in Germany

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Vestas’ EPC and repowering expertise secures turnkey solution that will triple wind farm capacity

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional 21 MW order from Energieprojekte Eichsfeld for repowering of the Reinholterode wind farm in Central Germany. With this project, Vestas gets a new customer and the opportunity to repower wind turbines from a competitor. The wind park currently consists of four 1.5 MW turbines, which will be replaced … Continue reading Vestas’ EPC and repowering expertise secures turnkey solution that will triple wind farm capacity

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GE Renewable Energy Receives Full Maintenance contract for Alsleben Wind Farm in Germany

GE Renewable Energy today announced it was awarded a Full Maintenance contract for the Alsleben wind farm in Germany by Dortmunder Energie- und Wasserversorgung (DEW21), a subsidiary of the municipal utility of the city of Dortmund in North Rhine-Westphalia, who currently operates the site and its 36 turbines. The agreement includes the implementation of remote … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Receives Full Maintenance contract for Alsleben Wind Farm in Germany

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Senvion installs 7,777th wind turbine

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines has just installed its 7,777th wind turbine. The Senvion 3.2M122 is part of the 38.4 MW project Kerkow-Mürow-Landin, developed by Teut Windprojekte GmbH and has been installed over the last week. The company’s wind turbines ranging from 1.5 to 6.2 MW are operating in 28 countries on … Continue reading Senvion installs 7,777th wind turbine

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Costs come down again in 1 GW German onshore wind energy auction

The results are in from the latest German onshore auction and costs have fallen again. The average support price is €38/MWh. The lowest bid was €22/MWh. The auction was oversubscribed. 210 bids were issued with a volume of 2591 MW. The German federal network regulator awarded 1004 MW to 61 projects. 60 of the 61 … Continue reading Costs come down again in 1 GW German onshore wind energy auction

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World’s highest wind turbine catches the breeze in Germany

Max Bögl Wind has announced the construction of the world’s tallest turbine in Gaildorf, near Stuttgart in Germany. The tri-blade giant has a hub height of 178 meters (584 ft), with a total height from ground to tip of the blade of 264.5 m. The new turbine is part of a four turbine wind farm … Continue reading World’s highest wind turbine catches the breeze in Germany

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Iberdrola successfully installs all 70 wind turbines at Wikinger offshore wind farm (Germany)

Iberdrola has successfully installed the 70 wind turbines comprising Wikinger offshore wind farm, the renewable infrastructure which the company is building in German waters of the Baltic Sea.   It is a new and significant milestone for Iberdrola as it enters the final phase for the plant’s commissioning, having completed the installation of the offshore … Continue reading Iberdrola successfully installs all 70 wind turbines at Wikinger offshore wind farm (Germany)

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Baltics urged to expedite offshore wind energy

The European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES) has stepped up its lobbying of the Baltic States’ governments to expedite their development of offshore wind. EUFORES is a cross-party network of members of the European Parliament and the legislatures of individual EU member states. EUFORES’ president, Claude Turmes, who is also an MEP, signed a … Continue reading Baltics urged to expedite offshore wind energy

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Northland Power completes Senvion wind turbine installation at Nordsee One offshore wind farm

Northland Power has completed the installation of all the wind turbines at the Nordsee One offshore wind farm located 41km from the coast, north of the Island of Juist, in German North Sea. The 332 MW wind farm has a total of 54 of Senvion’s turbines, each with a capacity to generate 6.15 MW. Each … Continue reading Northland Power completes Senvion wind turbine installation at Nordsee One offshore wind farm

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Siemens builds eHighway in Germany

Siemens has been commissioned by the German state of Hesse to build an overhead contact line for electrified freight transport on a ten-kilometer stretch of autobahn. The line will supply electricity for the electric drive of a hybrid truck. Siemens originally presented its innovative “eHighway” concept in 2012. The system will be installed on the … Continue reading Siemens builds eHighway in Germany

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Natural Power selected for DONG wind turbine inspections

Following a successful tender process, Natural Power has been selected to deliver turbine blade inspection services on behalf of DONG Energy at wind farms in the UK, Denmark and Germany. Craig Gordon, Global Head of Inspections at Natural Power, said: “As an independent provider, we can offer a cost effective and flexible service when it … Continue reading Natural Power selected for DONG wind turbine inspections

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wind turbines for offshore wind farm in Germany

The firm and unconditional order is placed by Northland Power Inc. and is for the 252 MW Deutsche Bucht project. DeBu is Northland’s third offshore wind project and is located 77 km from Northland’s other German offshore wind project, Nordsee One. With the order, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has announced orders for more than 700 … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wind turbines for offshore wind farm in Germany

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Van Oord awarded contract to construct Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm

Subsequent to the announcement that Northland Power’s 252 MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm has reached financial close, Van Oord is pleased to confirm that it is contracted for the Balance of Plant scope. The project was originally developed by Highland Group Holdings Ltd. The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm is located in the German … Continue reading Van Oord awarded contract to construct Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm

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1 GW awarded in latest German onshore wind energy auction

A total of 1 GW was awarded in the second onshore auction of the year in Germany, according to the results announced on 15 August 2017.   63% of the volume was awarded to projects in the eastern German states of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. In total, 281 bids amounting to almost 3GW … Continue reading 1 GW awarded in latest German onshore wind energy auction

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Germany awards licenses to increase onshore wind energy capacity by 1 GW

Germany will increase its onshore wind energy capacity by more than 1 gigawatt, equal to that of a nuclear plant, under new licenses awarded on Tuesday, its network regulator said. The regulator introduced an auction system this year to award licenses, aiming to intensify competition among project developers in order to lower costs and wean … Continue reading Germany awards licenses to increase onshore wind energy capacity by 1 GW

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DONG Energy divests 50% of German Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm

DONG Energy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2, a 450 megawatt (MW) German offshore wind farm project, to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). Borkum Riffgrund 2 is currently under construction and is expected to be fully commissioned in 2019. The total sales price (consisting of the purchase price for GIP … Continue reading DONG Energy divests 50% of German Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm

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