4 04, 2022

German shipyards will be the determinant of offshore wind development in Germany

By |2022-04-04T08:39:02+02:00April 4th, 2022|GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS|

More than 40 senior representatives from politics, trade unions, business, and science discussed the role of the shipyard in the development of offshore wind energy at the MV Werften site in Rostock-Warnemünde. The development of the offshore wind sector in Germany will depend on the health of the maritime industry, [...]

29 03, 2022

Nordic operators will support the Baltic power system in case of failure

By |2022-03-29T13:13:44+02:00March 29th, 2022|FINLAND, OFFSHORE NEWS|

The CEOs of Scandinavian grid companies Energinet, Fingrid, Statnett, and Svenska kraftnät discussed the electricity system operators’ preparation for a possible aggravation of the situation in the Baltic Sea region and its impact on the Baltic transmission system, according to a release from Finnish operator Fingrid. […]

2 02, 2022

Fugro has secured a contract to undertake cable route surveys for the Energy Island project

By |2022-02-02T10:10:32+01:00February 2nd, 2022|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS|

The Energy Island will serve as an offshore power plant distributing up to 10 GW of offshore wind to Denmark and other neighbouring markets. Fugro will perform a combination of geophysical, geotechnical services and laboratory testing to provide valuable insight into the ground engineering challenges along the cable route from the Danish landfalls to [...]

1 02, 2022

How to connect Bornholm to the Energy Island? Energinet analyzes technical possibilities

By |2022-02-01T11:55:25+01:00February 1st, 2022|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Danish electricity system operator Energinet has announced that it is ready to design high-voltage substations so that Bornholm’s power grid can be effectively connected to new energy projects. We are talking about the construction of the landmark Bornholm Energy Island project and offshore wind farms. […]

16 12, 2021

A new Nordic RCC A/S company will be established to coordinate the Nordic electricity system

By |2021-12-16T11:00:28+01:00December 16th, 2021|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS|

The Danish operator said that together with the other Nordic transmission system operators – Statnett, Svenska Kraftnät, and Fingrid – it has decided to set up Nordic RCC A/S to coordinate the operational planning of the entire Nordic power system. Nordic RCC A/S will be formally established in 2022 with [...]

24 11, 2021

Recycling, net-zero 2050, grid development – wind industry talks in Copenhagen

By |2021-11-24T16:06:33+01:00November 24th, 2021|DENMARK, GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Yesterday the entire wind industry came to Copenhagen to discuss the transformation of energy systems, in particular wind energy. BalticWind.EU is one of the media partners of the event. Our representatives are meeting and talking to industry representatives about the challenges facing wind energy, particularly in the Baltic Sea region. Recycling of blades and other [...]

24 11, 2021

50Hertz and Energinet sign cooperation agreement for offshore hub in Baltic Sea

By |2021-11-24T12:37:24+01:00November 24th, 2021|DENMARK, GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Neighbouring transmission system operators 50Hertz (Germany) and Energinet (Denmark) seek to work together on the realisation of the ‘Bornholm Energy Island’ offshore hub by 2030. In the scope of the conference WindEurope Electric City 2021 in Copenhagen, CEOs Thomas Egebo of Energinet and Stefan Kapferer of 50Hertz today signed a corresponding cooperation agreement on the [...]

19 10, 2021

Finland should explore ways to improve competitiveness of offshore wind energy

By |2022-04-08T09:21:49+02:00October 19th, 2021|FINLAND, OFFSHORE NEWS|

A few days ago, the Swedish government announced that it had instructed operator Svenska Kraftnät to begin preparatory work before expanding the offshore transmission grid for offshore wind development. Sweden’s plans have been addressed by the Finnish Wind Power Association, which states in a release that if Finland is late [...]

12 10, 2021

A chance of cooperation between Lithuania and Poland in offshore wind? Ignitis and PKN Orlen talks in progress

By |2021-10-13T07:15:53+02:00October 12th, 2021|DENMARK, LITHUANIA, OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS, TOP NEWS|

On October 8 a ceremonial meeting of the Polish government and the PKN Orlen company with representatives of the Lithuanian government was held in Mažeikiai, Lithuania. A new investment of Orlen in the form of deep crude oil processing in the refinery was announced. On the occasion of the meeting the representatives of both sides [...]

12 10, 2021

Denmark considers new location for Hesselø offshore farm, Baltic Sea is among alternatives

By |2021-10-12T12:55:43+02:00October 12th, 2021|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS, PROJECTS, TOP NEWS|

The Danish Energy Agency has launched an analysis of alternative areas for the Hesselø offshore wind farm, which will be built as part of the 2018 Danish Energy Agreement. Preliminary studies of the seabed have shown that the originally assumed area has a soft clay bottom. If the seabed is found to be completely [...]

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