Wind-erbar! Germany’s offshore boom

Wind has come of age in Germany. Historically strong in the onshore sector, it is now making major advances in offshore wind power based in sites along its North Sea coast. Last month offshore windpark Borkum Riffgrund 1, operated by Dong Energy, fed electricity into the German grid for the first time. Once complete, the […]

DONG Energy installs substation at offshore wind farm

The installation of a substation at an offshore wind project off Germany’s North Sea coast has been completed. DONG Energy started work at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 project earlier this month when the substation – which weighs 3,500 tonnes and covers an area of 465m2 – was shipped from Aalborg in Denmark. It will receive […]