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  • 23 February 2017

    Ocean Breeze Energy will replace MV Siem Marlin, the vessel currently in service at the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm, with MV Siddis Mariner in the first quarter of 2017, according to Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC), the owner of the two vessels.

  • 29 December 2016
    Storage

    In yet another first for German offshore wind farms, Ocean Breeze Energy has reported that Bard Offshore 1 generated more than 3.5 TWh of electricity from its commissioning in late 2013 to November 2016. The wind farm generated over 500 GWh of electricity from June 2016 to November 2016. Bard Offshore 1 is located 100 […]

  • 23 February 2017

    Ocean Breeze Energy will replace MV Siem Marlin, the vessel currently in service at the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm, with MV Siddis Mariner in the first quarter of 2017, according to Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC), the owner of the two vessels.

  • 27 August 2018

    BARD Offshore 1, the first commercial offshore wind farm in Germany, marked five years of service on 26 August.

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has agreed to acquire Ocean Breeze Energy, the owner of the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm in Germany. MIRA, who will carry out the acquisition via a Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 led consortium, will buy the company from Unicredit. “Offshore wind is playing a significant role in Germany’s ambitious Energiewende,” […]

  • 10 November 2015

    Bard Offshore 1 has produced more than 2TWh of electricity since the inauguration in 2013, which makes it the first offshore wind farm in Germany to achieve this. From January to October, the wind farm produced 700 gigawatt hours, while in October alone it produced 100 gigawatt hours – enough to power a medium-sized city like […]

  • 12 March 2013

    A full nine months before its final completion, BARD Offshore 1 is already by far the largest and most powerful German wind farm on the high seas. The 40th of a total of 80 turbines belonging to the 5-megawatt-class and located around 100 kilometres off the island coast of Borkum has now been connected to […]

  • 2 August 2013

    The installation of the 80th turbine in the BARD Offshore 1 construction site this week, one month earlier than originally planned, marks the official completion of the installation process for the first commercial offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The BARD Group has thus affirmed its role as a pioneer in the construction of […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    BARD Group announced yesterday that it is repositioning itself in the wind energy market. With the offshore wind farm BARD Offshore 1 construction completed, the BARD Group has set a milestone in offshore wind energy. By September, all 80 wind turbines will be connected to the grid. After the completion of the construction phase of […]

  • 19 November 2012

    More than a year before its completion, BARD Offshore 1 offshore wind farm has reached capacity of 100 megawatts which can power around 100,000 households with renewable electricity. The most powerful German offshore wind farm, BARD Offshore 1 is located about 100 kilometres northwest of Borkum. After its completion, which is scheduled for late 2013 […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Storage

    Bard Offshore 1, a 400 MW German offshore wind farm, will not be operational until further notice, informs the Spiegel. At the beginning of the year, there were frequent technical problems with the converter substation. In late March, a smoldering fire occurred on the substation and caused preliminary failure of the system. Recommissioning was planned […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Storage

    Bard Offshore 1, a 400 MW German offshore wind farm, will not be operational until further notice, informs the Spiegel. At the beginning of the year, there were frequent technical problems with the converter substation. In late March, a smoldering fire occurred on the substation and caused preliminary failure of the system. Recommissioning was planned […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    BARD Group announced yesterday that it is repositioning itself in the wind energy market. With the offshore wind farm BARD Offshore 1 construction completed, the BARD Group has set a milestone in offshore wind energy. By September, all 80 wind turbines will be connected to the grid. After the completion of the construction phase of […]

  • 26 August 2013

    Today, in the presence of the German Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, Dr Philipp Rösler, the first complete high-sea wind farm off the North Sea coast, BARD Offshore 1, was officially inaugurated. 80 5-megawatt wind turbines make BARD Offshore 1 the highest performing offshore German wind farm. With an output of 400 megawatts, BARD […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Storage

    EnBW has taken over the technical operations of the residential and transformer platform at the 400MW Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in the German North Sea. To this end EnBW Offshore Service GmbH (EOS) has signed a three-year service agreement with the operator and owner of Bard Offshore 1, Ocean Breeze Energy GmbH (OBE). With […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Storage

    Bard Offshore 1 marked another first for German offshore wind farms after recently generating 3 TWh of electricity since first starting to produce power in 2013. The wind farm has generated 1 TWh of electricity since November 2015, when Ocean Breeze Energy announced the wind farm reaching the 2 TWh mark. Bard Offshore 1 is located […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Deutsche Offshore Consult (DOC) has won a follow-up contract to manage vessels used by the German wind farm operator Ocean Breeze Energy (OBE) on the 400MW Bard Offshore 1 wind farm from 2016 until 2017. Following a selection process for the operation & maintenance campaigns in 2016/2017, OBE and DOC chose the vessels of Siem Offshore Contractors […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Acta Marine has won a contract by Offshore Breeze Energy (OBE) to charter its newly built offshore support vessel (OSV) Acta Auriga at OBE’s Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 19 November 2012

    More than a year before its completion, BARD Offshore 1 offshore wind farm has reached capacity of 100 megawatts which can power around 100,000 households with renewable electricity. The most powerful German offshore wind farm, BARD Offshore 1 is located about 100 kilometres northwest of Borkum. After its completion, which is scheduled for late 2013 […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    NDE Offshore, a Sweden-based provider of offshore services, has been recently awarded a two-year inspection, repair and maintenance contract with Ocean Breeze Energy. The service contract includes inspections, maintenance and installation activities as well as ICCP works at the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in Germany. The project started in mid May this year. NDE Offshore […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Germany’s Ocean Breeze Energy has awarded Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore Inc., with a new contract for the provision of a walk-to-work (W2W) service operations vessel (SOV) for the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm.  The contract will involve the deployment of the MV Siem Marlin, followed by the MV […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A mutually acceptable solution has been achieved over a balance of interests and a new social plan amid constructive negotiations between the management and the union of Cuxhaven Steel Construction CSC. The operational tasks of the CSC for the BARD Offshore 1 will be completed by 31 October 2012. The BARD group is still in […]