Dogger Bank, extensive isolated shoal in the North Sea, lying about 60 miles (100 km) off the northeastern coast of England. One location that’s gathered a lot of attention is Dogger Bank, a vast shallow sandbank in the North Sea. Dogger Bank Wind Farm is an offshore wind farm being developed in three phases – Dogger Bank A, Dogger Bank B and Dogger Bank C – located between 130km and 190km from the North East coast of England at their nearest points. 2,900-ton … OHT has scored contracts for the transportation and installation of foundations at Dogger Bank, using the Alfa Lift vessel, currently under construction in China. Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farms, a joint venture between Equinor and SSE Renewables, has awarded a contract to Saipem for the transportation and installation of two offshore HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) platforms for the first two phases of the Dogger Bank project: Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B. It will significantly contribute towards the UK government’s goals of sourcing up to a third of its electricity from offshore wind by 2030. As informed in Company Announcement no. ABB and Aibel have been selected by SSE Renewables and Equinor to supply high-voltage direct current (HVDC) equipment which will form part of the transmission system to connect offshore wind farms in the Dogger Bank region of the North Sea to the UK transmission network. New Power is a specialist report for anyone with an interest in the UK energy industry. In the first ever use of the HVDC technology in the UK’s offshore wind market, ABB will supply technology with one of the smallest environmental footprints, due to the most compact station design combined with the lowest energy losses in the power industry. The appointment of Aibel and ABB demonstrates cross industry collaboration bringing best expertise into a successful Dogger Bank delivery.”. Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm A preferred supplier in the European offshore wind segment Aibel was awarded the contract in November 2019 by the SSE Renewables and Equinor consortium who are developing the world's largest offshore wind farm in the Dogger Bank area in the UK part of the North Sea. The Dogger Bank development consists of three wind farm projects – Creyke Beck A and B, and Teesside A; ABB has been awarded contracts for Creyke Beck A and Creyke Beck B. They will then be transported to Haugesund, where they will be outfitted with ABB's latest generation HVDC converter technology, including final completion and commissioning. Equinor vice president for Dogger Bank Halfdan Brustad said: “This is an important milestone for Dogger Bank with a groundbreaking HVDC technology solution enabling a competitive solution for offshore wind at a long distance from shore. This will be the first offshore HVDC solution in the UK which opens up new markets and opportunities. 11 of 20 September 2019, NKT has entered a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) as main contractor for delivery and installation of high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to the Dogger Bank Wind Farms Creyke Beck A and Creyke … Dogger Bank B (previously known as Creyke Beck B) is the largest in area with a size of 599km²and also 131km from shore at its nearest point. This will be the first offshore HVDC solution in the UK which opens up new markets and opportunities. Aibel is already working on a transformer platform for the Dolwin wind array in the German sector of the North Sea. “This will be the first offshore HVDC solution in the UK which opens up new markets and opportunities. Most efficient and effective solution for long distance subsea transmission. Dogger Bank Wind Farm and GE Renewable Energy have today, 22 September, announced contracts confirming the 13MW Haliade-X turbine for the Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B phases of the world’s largest offshore wind farm. It rises 70 feet (20 metres) higher than the surrounding seafloor, is 160 miles (260 km) long and 60 miles wide at the 120-foot (35-metre) level, and reaches its shallowest point (50 feet [15 metres] below the sea surface) at its western end. In 2016, ABB and Aibel announced their partnership on the design, engineering and optimization of offshore wind connections. The company says the technology – now commonly used in interconnectors – will offer a more compact station design and low energy losses. Dogger Bank will feature GE’s new Haliade-X 12MW turbine, currently undergoing testing before deployment (Credit: GE) "Our skilled engineers have for several years worked … Construction on Dogger Bank A and B began in January 2020. Dogger Bank Wind Farms managing director Steve Wilson said: “Getting the first spade in the ground is a significant milestone on any project, but for what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, this is a major moment for a project that has already been over a decade in the making. The Dogger Bank Zone is located approximately 125km to 290km off the east coast of Yorkshire and covers an area of approximately 8,660km², with water depths ranging from 18m to 63m. The Dogger Bank HVDC technology will also benefit from the evolution of power electronics that has occurred over the last 15 years or so and experience gained with German North Sea offshore HVDC projects, including DolWin 5, awarded in May 2019 to a consortium of Aibel and Keppel FELS, as main contractor, with ABB as subcontractor. The 1.4 gigawatt (GW) Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, sited on the shallow central area of the North Sea known as Dogger Bank, is the largest offshore wind project in RWE's current development portfolio. Doggerland (also called Dogger Littoral) was an area of land, now submerged beneath the southern North Sea, that connected Great Britain to continental Europe.It was flooded by rising sea levels around 6500–6200 BCE. Dogger Bank Wind Farms managing director Steve Wilson said: “Getting the first spade in the ground is a significant milestone on any project, but for what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, this is a major moment for a project that has already been over a decade in the making. The Dogger Bank development consists of three wind farm projects – Creyke Beck A and B, and Teesside A. The consented project is located 195 km from the nearest point on the UK’s North East coast on a site of 593 square kilometres. ← Final order for Gnergy: supplier must pay RO bill by tomorrow, From New Power Report: SuperGen’s Deborah Greaves discusses the move from fixed to floating offshore wind →, Elexon CEO confident P375 will not be stymied, Flexitricity pushes for end of balancing services honesty boxes. … The two sites lie 131 kilometres (81 mi) from the East Yorkshire coast. Collectively they will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The Dogger Bank HVDC technology will also benefit from the evolution of power electronics that has occurred over the last 15 years or so and experience gained with German North Sea offshore HVDC projects, including DolWin 5, awarded in May 2019 to a consortium of Aibel and Keppel FELS, as main contractor, with ABB as subcontractor. The development will be the UK’s first offshore wind application of HVDC and is expected to power 4.5 million homes when completed in 2030. VSC-HVDC Wind turbines Multi-terminal Point-to-Point Reliability Offshore wind farms abstract This paper outlines possibilities for connecting 2.4 GWof power from two separate wind farms at Dogger Bank in the North Sea to the GB transmission system in Great Britain. It will significantly contribute towards the UK government’s goals of sourcing up to a third of its electricity from offshore wind by 2030. Most recently, as with the Dogger Bank project, we have seen HVDC employed in the integration of offshore wind which would have been extremely difficult to achieve without HVDC due to the distances involved. “This will be the first offshore HVDC solution in the UK which opens up new markets and opportunities. Dogger Bank Creyke Beck will be the first stage of … Financial close for Dogger Bank C is expected to be made next year, and the entire 3.6 GW wind farm is slated for full commissioning in 2026. Both platforms will have a capacity of 1.2 GW and will consist of a ca. The Dogger Bank wind farms were selected in the UK’s allocation of Contracts for Difference (CfD). Dogger Bank will be the first offshore wind project to use HVDC technology. The three sites that make up Dogger Bank are located between 130km and 200km offshore, meaning HVDC is needed to transmit power from the 12MW wind turbines back to the grid. Copyright © 2021 New Power. Aibel has awarded AEG Power Solutions with a contract for the supply of its Protect 8 UPS and Protect RCS rectifiers to secure power on the HVDC offshore converter platforms for Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B. AEG PS will deliver two Protect RCS 110TPRE1200 rectifiers, two Protect 8 inverters 60KVA, distribution cabinets and batteries on racks. The project is the first wind farm in the world to use HVDC technology, due to its distance from shore. ABB and Aibel have been selected by SSE Renewables and Equinor to supply high-voltage direct current (HVDC) equipment which will form part of the transmission system to connect offshore wind farms in the Dogger Bank region of the North Sea to the UK transmission network. The overall wind farm comprises three 1.2 GW projects located in the North Sea, approximately 130km from the UK’s Yorkshire Coast. It will significantly contribute towards the UK government’s goals of sourcing up to a third of its electricity from offshore wind by 2030. Larger than Connecticut, the bank might once have formed a land bridge connecting the U.K. with continental Europe, but disappeared 7,000 years ago at the end of the last ice age, when melting glaciers caused seas to rise. [7] [10] Key stages are now believed to have included the gradual evolution of a large tidal bay between eastern England and Dogger Bank by 9000 BCE and a rapid sea level rise thereafter, leading to Dogger Bank becoming an island and Britain becoming physically disconnected from the continent. Dogger Bank Wind Farms is a 50:50 joint venture (JV) between Equinor and SSE Renewables. National Grid Net Zero scenarios raise the question: gas or no gas? For the first time an HVDC (high voltage direct current) connection will be used to link an offshore wind farm to the onshore network. Our in-depth analysis, news and industry tracking data is your key to unlock this complex and fast-changing industry. Most recently, as with the Dogger Bank project, we have seen HVDC employed in the integration of offshore wind which would have been extremely difficult to achieve without HVDC due to the distances involved. It is estimated that more than £100 billion will be spent on plant and related infrastructure – faster build-out than ever before. The UK energy sector is beginning unprecedented change. Dogger Bank Wind Farms has unveiled Aibel and ABB as suppliers of its offshore converter platform and HVDC power transmission system, providing the power grid solution that will connect the world’s largest offshore wind farm to the UK transmission network. Dogger Bank Creyke Beck A will cover an area of 515 square kilometres (199 sq mi), and Dogger Bank Creyke Beck B will cov… The German utility RWE’s UK subsidiary RWE Renewables has selected a consortium of GE and Sembcorp Marine, for the development of the high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system for the 1.4GW Sofia offshore wind farm. Dogger Bank Wind Farm is the world’s largest offshore wind farm in development. The Dogger Bank project will be headed from Aibel Haugesund, while construction of the two platform topsides will take place at Aibel's yard in Thailand. The Dogger Bank development consists of three wind farm projects – Creyke Beck A and B, and Teesside A. It has the potential to produce approximately 13GW, which is equivalent to approximately 10% of the UK’s overall electricity requirements. We look in-depth at all the issues that have to be addressed to rebuild our industry – moving from a our centralised high-carbon power system to one that will provide heat and power securely, affordably and with minimal carbon dioxide emissions. NKT confirms order for Dogger Bank offshore Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B. Both platforms will have a capacity of 1.2 GW and will consist of a ca. Dogger Bank will be located more than 130km off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea and is being developed in three 1.2GW phases by joint venture partners SSE Renewables and Equinor. This Joint Venture project between SSE Renewables and Equinor was granted consent as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project in 2015. All Rights Reserved. NKT has signed a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) to deliver and install high-voltage direct current (HVDC) on- and offshore export cable systems for the wind farms. The Dogger Bank HVDC technology will also benefit from the evolution of power electronics that has occurred over the last 15 years or so and experience gained with German North Sea offshore HVDC projects, including DolWin 5, awarded in May 2019 to a consortium of Aibel and Keppel FELS, as main contractor, with ABB as subcontractor. The Dogger Bank Zone is located approximately 125km to 290km off the east coast of Yorkshire and covers an area of approximately 8,660km², with water depths ranging from 18m to 63m. Another exciting HVDC project is the Dogger Bank development in the UK, consisting of three wind farm projects in the North Sea. The appointment of Aibel and ABB … Dogger Bank Wind Farm is a group of offshore wind farms under construction 125 to 290 kilometres (78 to 180 mi) off the east coast of Yorkshire, in the North Sea, United Kingdom. Dogger Bank Wind Farms, a 50:50 joint venture of Equinor (formerly Statoil) and SSE Renewables, has named Aibel and ABB as suppliers of the HVDC transmission system for its Creyke Beck A and Creyke Beck B offshore wind farms – the UK’s first offshore wind application of HVDC. The Dogger Bank project will be headed from Aibel Haugesund, while construction of the two platform topsides will take place at Aibel's yard in Thailand. Equinor vice president for Dogger Bank Halfdan Brustad said: “This is an important milestone for Dogger Bank with a groundbreaking HVDC technology solution enabling a competitive solution for offshore wind at a long distance from shore. Halfdan Brustad, vice president for Dogger Bank at Equinor, said HVDC was, “a competitive solution for offshore wind at a long distance from shore. ABB has been awarded contracts for Creyke Beck A … This will be the first offshore HVDC solution in the UK which opens up new markets and opportunities. It also highlights the success of ABB Power Grids’ customer partnerships, both on design optimization as well as on the business model level,” said Claudio Facchin, President of ABB’s Power Grids business. The transmission system will be HVDC because of Dogger Bank’s distance from shore – it lies over 130 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast. The original plan called for two offshore wind farms each generating up to 1.2 GW of electricity, with a total installed capacity of up to 2.4 GW. For the first time an HVDC (high voltage direct current) connection will be used to link an offshore wind farm to the onshore network. “Winning the contracts from SSE Renewables and Equinor for the landmark Dogger Bank project underscores ABB’s innovative offshore wind technology and expertise. The final number of turbines to be installed at Dogger Bank will be confirmed in due course. The conditional order is dependent on the final contract negotiations with the project owners. DATA offshore wind power project monitor; Dogger Bank A and B, located more than 130 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast, will feature 190 Haliade-X 13 MW turbines scheduled to deliver the first electricity in 2023. ABB will supply the HVDC Light® converter systems, while Aibel will deliver two HVDC offshore converter platforms. “This will be the first offshore HVDC solution in the UK which opens up new markets and opportunities. Dogger Bank will feature GE’s new Haliade-X 12MW turbine, currently undergoing testing before deployment (Credit: GE) They will then be transported to Haugesund, where they will be outfitted with ABB's latest generation HVDC converter technology, including final completion and commissioning. The Dogger Bank wind farms were selected in the UK’s allocation of Contracts for Difference (CfD). The consented project is located 195 km from the nearest point on the UK’s North East coast on a site of 593 square kilometres. It has the potential to produce approximately 13GW, which is equivalent to approximately 10% of the UK’s overall electricity requirements. Dogger Bank Wind Farm and Jan De Nul Group announce the signing of the final contract for the transport and installation of the GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbines at Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B, 130 km off the Yorkshire coast, starting in 2023. The HVDC stations, will be normally unmanned, operated from shore and accessed only by service operations vessel, will make it possible to transport production from the Dogger Bank zone, located some 130km off the north-east coast of England, to the onshore grid without significant power losses. Geological surveys have suggested that it stretched from where Great Britain's east coast now is to the present-day Netherlands, western coast of Germany, and peninsula of Jutland. The HVDC route comprises of 30km of ducting with trenches totalling 120km for ducting and cables. They would connect to the existing Creyke Beck substation near Cottingham, in the East Riding of Yorkshire. ABB has been selected by energy companies, SSE Renewables of the UK and Equinor of Norway to supply its high-voltage direct current (HVDC) Light® converter systems to connect the world’s largest offshore wind farms in the Dogger Bank region of the North Sea to the UK transmission network. “This is an important milestone for Dogger Bank with a groundbreaking HVDC technology solution enabling a competitive solution for offshore wind at a long distance from shore,” said Halfdan Brustad, vice president for Dogger Bank at Equinor. The Dogger Bank projects are estimated to trigger a total capital investment of approximately GBP 9 billion between 2020 and 2026. Further out, we'll be looking into constraint costs and the capacity market – contact us if you have comment. ABB has been awarded contracts for Creyke Beck A and Creyke Beck B. Dogger Bank A has an installed capacity of up to 1.2GW and Dogger Bank B has an installed capacity of 1.2GW. Dogger Bank Wind Farms, a joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, is made up of three offshore wind farm sites, totalling 3.6 gigawatts (GW): Creyke Beck A (1.2GW), Creyke Beck B (1.2GW) and Teesside A (1.2GW). They will consist of three projects, Creyke Beck A, Creyke Beck B, and Teesside A. ABB will supply the HVDC Light® converter systems, while Aibel will deliver two HVDC offshore converter platforms. The 3.6GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm comprises three 1.2GW projects - Creyke Beck A, Creyke Beck B, and Teesside A - The Dogger Bank development consists of three wind farm projects – Creyke Beck A and B, and Teesside A. Dogger Bank Wind Farms has unveiled Aibel and ABB as suppliers of its offshore converter platform and HVDC power transmission system, providing the power grid solution that will connect the world’s largest offshore wind farm to the UK transmission network. ABB will use the technology to connect offshore wind farms in the Dogger Bank region of the North Sea owned by SSE Renewables   and Equinor. ABB has been awarded contracts for Creyke Beck A and Creyke Beck B. In 2016, ABB and Aibel announced a partnership on the design, engineering and optimization of offshore wind connections. The HVDC electrical grid system will offer an efficient and stable transmission from the wind farm to the UK transmission network, along with higher control capabilities. The projects were recently successful in the latest Contracts for Difference (CfDs) Allocation Round, the UK Government’s auction for renewable power. Dogger Bank Wind Farms is a 50:50 joint venture (JV) between Equinor and SSE Renewables. “This will be the first offshore HVDC solution in the UK which opens up new markets and opportunities. Commercial HVDC technology was pioneered by ABB more than 60 years ago. 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