Tag Archive for Ørsted

25th turbine in Borssele 1&2 marks milestone for Ørsted

Danish energy company Ørsted reached a milestone when it recently completed the installation of the 25th wind turbine in the 752 MW Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm. The turbine marked the 1,500th installed offshore wind turbine for Ørsted. Ørsted installed its very first offshore wind turbine in the Danish Vindeby project back in 1991. It concerned…

DEME completes foundation installation work in Borssele 1&2

DEME Offshore’s installation vessel Innovation has completed the installation of the last monopile foundation at the 752 MW Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm. Over the past five months it installed 94 foundations in total. The wind farm is a project by Ørsted and is planned to be completed by the end of 2020. The foundation…

Multiple contenders for tender Hollandse Kust (noord)

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) announced today that it has received multiple applications in the subsidy-free Hollandse Kust (noord) tender. The winner will be able to build a wind farm of at least 700 MW. RVO expects to announce the winner within the next 13 weeks. The tender for Hollandse Kust (noord) is the fifth…

First turbine Borssele 1&2 installed

During the Easter weekend the first Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbine was installed in Ørsted’ 752 MW Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm. DEME Group is responsible for the installation of the turbines, using its jack-up installation vessel Sea Challenge. The Sea Challenge can pick up the components for 4 wind turbines on each transportation from…

Bladt Industries sends out last transition pieces for Borssele 1+2

The last 6 transition pieces and anode boxes for the 752 MW Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm left Bladt Industries manufacturing facility in Aalborg, Denmark last week.  Bladt Industries was awarded the contract for the production of 35 transition pieces (TP) by wind farm owner Ørsted in October 2018. In December that same…

Jumbo contracted by DEME for transportation Hornsea Two foundations

Jumbo Shipping has been contracted by Belgian DEME Offshore to support with the transportation of the foundations for the 1.4 GW British offshore wind farm Hornsea Two, located at 89 km off the Yorkshire coast. In May 2019, DEME Offshore was awarded by wind farm owner Ørsted the contract for the transport and installation of…

First inter-array cable in place in Borssele 1 + 2 OWF

Nexans has laid the first submarine inter-array cable in the 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm zone. The cable manufacturer received the contract for the from Ørsted in November 2018. It is part of a five-year framework agreement between the two companies. The contract includes the supply and installation of between 170 and…

MRE to provide temporary power provision for Borssele 1 & 2

UK-based Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has been awarded a contract by Ørsted for the provision of temporary power during the turbine commissioning phase of the Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm. Dorset-based MRE, specialised in delivering temporary power and engineering solutions offshore, was established in 2013. The company has previously worked with Ørsted on the…

Ørsted opens new O&M base in Vlissingen

Ørsted officially opened its new operation & maintenance (O&M) base in Vlissingen on 21 January. The new base, the first in the Netherlands for Ørsted, will serve the developer’s Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm during construction and operation. The 752 MW wind farm, which is currently being constructed some 23 km off the coast at Westkapelle, is planned…

Start foundation construction at Borssele 1 + 2 OWF

Over the weekend the first monopile foundations have been installed at the 752 MW Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm, project owner Ørsted reported. The wind farm, the first in the Netherlands for the Danish developer, is planned to be fully operational by the end of this year. It will then be the largest…