Kenya’s Govt. renegotiates Sh700m penalty for delayed Lake Turkana Wind Power

Kenya’s Govt. renegotiates Sh700m penalty for delayed Lake Turkana Wind Power

The Sh700 million a month power bill for Lake Turkana delayed has been renegotiated by the government. Energy Principal Secretary Joseph Njoroge said on Tuesday that parties had agreed not to bill the government for the delay with plans in place to ensure transmission begins next year. “By May we expect that the line will be finished […]

Vroon’s VOS Stone chartered to E.ON.

Vroon’s VOS Stone chartered to E.ON.

Vroon has announced that E.ON AG has contracted VOS Stone for logistics support and offshore accommodation at the Arkona Offshore Windfarm in Germany. VOS Stone was delivered to Vroon by Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding, China in July 2017. The vessel will undergo final outfitting works in the Netherlands and be ready to commence operations in the North […]

Khobab wind farm celebrates all turbines in place.

Khobab wind farm celebrates all turbines in place.

Khobab Wind Farm has announced the completion of all 61 wind turbine installations, more than two weeks ahead of schedule, on 8 September 2017. Furthermore, Khobab Wind Farm, together with its adjacent ‘sister’ wind farm, Loeriesfontein Wind Farm, have achieved over 2million hours without a single lost-time-incident, during their construction period that commenced in September […]

Loeriesfontein wind farms successfully complete turbine transportation.

Loeriesfontein wind farms successfully complete turbine transportation.

Khobab wind farm and Loeriesfontein wind farm have announced the successful completion of the transportation of all their turbine components.  The final load from the Port of Ngqura left to site on 23  August arriving at Khobab wind farm 25 August 2017, marking the conclusion of over 1,000 abnormal loads. The first wind turbine component […]

Deme’s GeoSea completes acquisition of A2SEA.

Deme’s GeoSea completes acquisition of A2SEA.

Effective on August 31, 2017, GeoSea successfully completed the acquisition of A2SEA from DONG Energy and Siemens. The transaction has obtained all necessary regulatory approvals and completes well on time. The acquisition was originally announced on July 7, 2017. A2SEA, operating out of Denmark, is specialised in offshore wind turbine installations. The company has about […]

East Anglia One awards contract for trenchless export cable.

East Anglia One awards contract for trenchless export cable.

VolkerInfra, a division of VolkerStevin, has been awarded a contract to deliver land based trenchless solutions as part of the East Anglia One offshore wind farm off the coast of Suffolk. VolkerInfra is working with Visser & Smit Hanab to complete the contract which was issued by project developers Scottish Power Renewables. James Worth, project director said: “We […]

Bladt ships first 4 Beatrice jackets

Bladt ships first 4 Beatrice jackets

Last week the first four jacket foundations for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd project were sailed away from Bladt’s site in Denmark (Lindø). The jackets shipped on 22nd of August, and were confirmed as successfully installed five days later. Bladt Industries will in total provide 30 four-legged jacket foundations for the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm. The jacket […]

First wind farm in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

First wind farm in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Elektroprivreda Hrvatske zajednice Herceg Bosne has announced the first wind powered electricity plant, which will supply power to the municipality of Tomislavgrad. The Mesihovina wind farm will be built across a 22 km stretch in the central part of Tomislavgrad, and will have a total capacity of 50.6 MW. The construction has already begun, and […]

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