Tag Archive for Ørsted

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…

Support for Borssele offshore wind farms in province of Zeeland

Results from a recent survey by order of Ørsted, developer of Borssele I & II Offshore Wind Farm, showed that the province of Zeeland is in general supportive of the arrival of the wind farms Borssele I to IV. The survey was held amongst 2,072 members of the ZBpanel, an online panel for and about…

Foundation installation Borssele 1 & 2 to start in December

At the moment several companies are busy prducing the components for the 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm which will rise off the coast of Vlissingen. Wind farm owner Ørsted expects the first foundation installation activities to start by mid-December. Borssele 1 & 2 will comprise 94 8MW turbines from Siemens Gamesa.…

Alliander purchases green certificates from Borssele 1 + 2

Alliander will purchase green certificates from the offshore wind farm Borssele 1+2. The grid operator has signed a 15-years contract with wind farm owner Ørsted. The Dutch energy network company aims to have a climate-neutral business operation by 2023. It uses 1,500 gigawatt hours of electrical energy each year for grid losses that arise during the…