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Case Study: Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm

2020-06-02T15:22:17+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Bureau News|

Bureau was involved in supporting the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm project between 2016 – 2018. We supplied a number of Welding and Coating inspectors for the Fabrication of Offshore Transformer Modules, to include the Jackets and Pilings at locations in the Netherlands, Germany, and the UK. The foundations have a [...]

UK Government committee to probe offshore wind potential

2020-05-29T14:04:24+00:00May 29th, 2020|Bureau News|

Witnesses at the Environmental Audit Committee session will include Orsted’s Benj Sykes A UK Government select committee is to consider the potential of offshore wind and how policy can facilitate the UK making the best and most cost-effective use of the technology. The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) will hold the [...]

First Drone Delivery for Pioneering Spirit

2020-05-27T07:13:44+00:00May 27th, 2020|Bureau News|

Allseas’ giant Pioneering Spirit offshore construction and decommissioning vessel last week provided a stage for what is believed to be the Netherlands’ first drone to vessel delivery. Mobilising in Rotterdam’s Alexiahaven for upcoming platform removal projects, the 382 meters long, 124 meters wide vessel last week received a special aerial [...]

Siemens Gamesa unveils 14MW offshore titan

2020-05-19T12:10:50+00:00May 19th, 2020|Bureau News|

German-Spanish manufacturer says new direct drive unit can reach 15MW and will be commercially available in 2024. Siemens Gamesa has unveiled a new 14MW offshore wind turbine equipped with a 222-metre rotor that offers a 25% increase in annual energy production compared to its 11MW predecessor. The German-Spanish manufacturer said [...]

Infinergy preps Limekiln extension plan

2020-05-15T14:39:06+00:00May 15th, 2020|Bureau News|

Infinergy preps Limekiln extension plan Infinergy is in the process of submitting a planning application for its five-turbine Limekiln wind farm extension, reducing its plans from the seven machines mooted in scoping. The project will act as a true extension to the east of Infinergy’s consented 21-turbine, 90MW Limekiln project [...]

Iberdrola acquires Aalto Power for €100m in France

2020-05-07T16:50:24+00:00May 7th, 2020|Bureau News|

Iberdrola Renovables France has acquired French renewable energy company Aalto Power for €100m ($107m). Owned by Aiolos and Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Aalto Power is based in Marseille and was established in 2005. The transaction includes the purchase of the shares representing 100% of Aalto Power share capital and [...]

Bureau grows the team with new Technical Lead

2020-05-06T14:53:57+00:00May 6th, 2020|Bureau News|

Bureau is delighted to welcome Tom Churchill to the team who joins the business as its new Technical Lead. Tom brings over 10 years’ experience within quality assurance which is complimented by his qualifications in auditing and inspection to the Bureau team. Tom’s vast experience spans throughout the lifecycle of [...]

Dutch logistics group names Irish wind base

2020-05-04T16:04:01+00:00May 4th, 2020|Bureau News|

Xellz plans for the Rosslare Europort Business Park to serve offshore wind farms in the Irish and Celtic Seas. Dutch logistics outfit Xellz has named its planned offshore wind supply base in Ireland the Rosslare Europort Business Park (EBP). Xellz acquired 200,000 square metres at the port of Rosslare in [...]

EA1 and Hornsea 1 pass CfD milestones

2020-05-01T14:56:58+00:00May 1st, 2020|Bureau News|

Second phases of the UK offshore wind farms receiving payments under the Contract for Difference scheme. The second phases of the East Anglia 1 and Hornsea 1 offshore wind farms have met operational milestones and have now started to receive payments under their Contracts for Difference (CfD). About 285MW at [...]

RWE expands Renewables portfolio in Poland

2020-04-27T16:37:01+00:00April 27th, 2020|Bureau News|

RWE has just achieved commercial operation on its Nawrocko onshore wind farm near Stettin. With about 7 MW, the site can supply the equivalent of up to 15,000 households with green power. The construction of the three Nordex wind turbines (type N117)  started about one year ago and was finally [...]

Global Windfarm project completed in South Korea

2020-04-24T13:37:35+00:00April 24th, 2020|Bureau News|

Bureau is delighted to have been involved in the successful completion of the manufacturing of 84 pin piles for the Changhua Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Taiwan. Involved at various levels of the project including Project Management, Technical Support, and Inspection Services. The project entails the manufacturing and [...]