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24 May | North Sea Wind Power Hub vision presented at Clean Energy Ministerial

In order to achieve the Paris agreement's climate and energy goals efficiently and with limited costs, both international cooperation and innovation are necessary. This was the key message from the North Sea Wind Power Hub Consortium as the consortium today, 24 May 2018, was given the opportunity to present its vision at the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM).

22 May | Ideol and STX team up to develop the next generation of offshore substations

Ideol and STX Europe Offshore Energy, the well-known EPCIM supplier of substations to the bottom-fixed offshore wind industry, announce the development of a breakthrough floating substation. This one will be compatible with both bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind farms.

17 May | Sumitomo Electric to Offer Power Transmission/Transformation Equipment and Installation Work to Japan's Largest Wind Farm

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. today announced that it has received an order for power transmission and transformation equipment and its installation work as part of the Wind Farm Tsugaru construction project to be undertaken by Kajima Corporation. This onshore wind power generation project is being planned by Green Power Investment Corporation, a major renewable energy operator, in Tsugaru City, Aomori Prefecture, and will be the largest wind farm in Japan (power generation capacity: about 122 MW, number of wind turbines: 38). Sumitomo Electric will undertake the design, manufacture, and installation of electrical equipment including the underground power transmission and distribution lines and the substation equipment.

16 May | Petrofac to support UK wind farm projects

Petrofac has secured a long-term Framework Agreement (FA) with Transmission Capital to provide engineering services across six of its OFTO (Offshore Transmission Owner) assets.

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26 Apr | Ofgem grants Diamond Transmission Partners BBE Limited licence to own Burbo Bank Extension wind farm

Ofgem grants licence for Diamond Transmission Partners for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore windfarm grid link.

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24 Apr | Wind farm places the first SF6-free Siemens high-voltage switchgear (GIS) into operation

Siemens supplied four panels of the 8VM1 gas-insulated SF6-free high-voltage switchgear (GIS) – which has a capacity of 72.5 kilovolts (kV) – to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. The systems were deployed in the Nissum Bredning Vind wind farm in Denmark.

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16 Apr | LOC Renewables contracted to deliver MWS for modular offshore grid in Belgian waters

The Paris office of LOC Renewables has been contracted by the Belgian transmission system operator, Elia, to provide Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) services for the pioneering Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project, located 40km off the Belgian coast in the North Sea.

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03 Apr | Vestas award Roan Wind Farm contract to DELPRO Wind

DELPRO Wind has been chosen by Vestas as HV Installation partner for Norwegian onshore project Roan wind farm, which is the first part of the very large Fosen wind farm.