Ørsted installs ‘world’s first offshore Reactive Compensation Station’

It will allow electricity transmission through much longer cables than would otherwise be possible

New contracts for world’s biggest offshore wind farm

New contracts have been signed to supply the world’s largest offshore wind farm with components. DONG Energy confirmed the multi-million pound deals regarding its 1.2GW Hornsea Project One project earlier today. German fabricator Steelwind Nordenham is to provide 20 transition pieces, which will be outfitted with vital equipment and coated with durable, high-visibility paint by Teesside-based Wilton Engineering Services Limited. Transition […]

ABB wins $250m order to link wind farm to UK grid

ABB has won an order worth more than $250 million (£175m) to link an offshore wind farm to the UK grid. It will supply submarine cable systems to connect the Hornsea Project One Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea, which will transmit power across 120 kilometres. The news comes after developer DONG Energy made a […]

World’s largest offshore wind farm to be built in UK

DONG Energy has confirmed plans to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm in the UK. Located off the coast of Yorkshire, the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm will be capable of powering more than one million homes. The news comes as DONG Energy made a final investment decision for the project, which […]

Balfour Beatty wins £25m UK offshore wind deal

UK infrastructure company Balfour Beatty has won a £25 million contract for a wind farm located 120 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast. It will build an onshore substation for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm, which when operational will have a capacity of up to 1.2GW – making it the world’s largest. The project […]