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  • 19 June 2015

    Vattenfall today completed the installation of the first of 15 MHI Vestas V112 3.3MW wind turbines at its extension to Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, 7km off Whitstable and Herne Bay off the Kent Coast. Matthew Green, Vattenfall’s Project Director for the construction of the 49.5MW scheme said: “One up, 14 to go. Vattenfall is […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Cables for the Kentish Flats Extension project will start load out onto the vessels in Nordenham in Germany on 1 May.    The vessels BoDo Installer and Nostag 10 will transport the cables to the Kentish Flats Extension site where they will begin laying the cables later that month. Manufacturing of the cables was carried out ahead of […]

  • 8 June 2015

    Work on Kentish Flats Extension is at full power both offshore and onshore, accompanied with good weather conditions, Vattenfall reported. The INSTALLER is deploying pre-lay mattresses for cable crossing protection and the NOSTAG has already installed three inter-array cables. Work will start next week on installation of the export cable into previously installed duct work […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Storage

    Array and export cables have been installed at 49.5MW Kentish Flats Extension offshore wind farm. Following the completion of the work, Nostag was demobilised and has left the site. Meanwhile, “our vessels are gathering components for the next stage of the project,” said Vattenfall spokesperson. Neptune has returned to Esbjerg in Denmark to collect three […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The work on the installation of foundations on Kentish Flats Extension project has been completed, and the cable laying has begun. The cables load out started on May 01 in Germany, and ‘Nostag 10’ vessel has already started the installation of the array cables at the site. The second vessel ‘Bodo Installer’ will install the […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Authorities & Government

    MP Craig Mackinlay opened Vattenfall’s newly refurbished site office in Ramsgate on Wednesday in front of staff and contractors. “Our Operations and Maintenance building is now officially up and running having been refurbished and extended to accommodate more staff.  The facilities have also been upgraded with a new drying room for wet gear and auditorium for staff […]

  • 1 May 2015

    Work on a tower, nacelles and blade sections for the Kentish Flats Extension offshore wind farm are on schedule and the parts are due to be installed end of June/July, Vattenfall reported. The first inspection of the nacelles has been conducted at their manufacturing site in Ringköbing, Denmark. The first tower has been transported to Esbjerg […]

  • 10 August 2015

    Vattenfall has completed the installation of the final turbine at the Kentish Flats Extension offshore wind farm site. Turbine installation was completed on schedule by GeoSea’s jack up vessel ‘Neptune’ which is now leaving the construction site. “Although a relatively small offshore project, we have to work within a small window and do not have […]

  • 14 September 2015

    All 15 turbines at Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats Extension offshore wind farm are now generating power to the National Grid. The final turbine was put to operation on September 12. The turbines will now go through a series of tests and then be handed over to the Operations and Maintenance team. Matthew Green, Vattenfall’s Project Manager for the Kentish […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall, the Swedish energy company, has started construction on Kentish Flats Extension, expected to cost more than £150mn to build and the only wind farm to be built offshore in UK waters in 2015. Construction started late on Saturday May 2, with the piling of foundations for the 15-turbine scheme 8km offshore. All wind turbines are […]

  • 22 June 2015

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been contracted by Vattenfall Wind Power Ltd (VWPL) to continue into the next phase of the Kentish Flats Extension Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Kent in South East England. Construction has now commenced on the project, which extends the existing capacity from 90MW to 140MW through the installation of fifteen […]

  • 4 May 2015

    The first monopile foundation at Kentish Flats Extension was installed yesterday morning. GeoSea’s offshore wind installation vessel Neptune, carrying two foundations, arrived on site on Friday afternoon, while the construction kicked off later that evening. “This is a great start to the project and puts us nicely on schedule which is a good sign for […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Storage, Technology

    Subsea Protection Systems (SPS) has started supplying 255 concrete mattresses to Vattenfall’s extension of the Kentish Flats Offshore Wind Farm, approximately 7 km off Whitstable and Herne Bay. The Great Yarmouth company, which employs 20 in the town, will transport approximately 1,250 tonnes of concrete mattresses to the site which will be used to protect […]

  • 6 June 2016

    The official inauguration of Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats Extension (KFE) offshore wind farm is being held today, with the ceremonial ribbon cut on board the MV Balmoral, 7km off Herne Bay and Whitstable.  Vattenfall is ahead on the low cost energy challenge, according to Gunnar Groebler, Vattenfall’s Vice President of Business Area Wind, who highlighted important innovation on Kentish […]

  • 7 May 2015

    Vattenfall has awarded the EPCI contract to Geosea NV to supply manpower for the secondary works on the monopile foundations for the Kentish Flats Extension. After securing the contract from Vattenfall, Geosea selected GEOEXO from a tender bid of among over 20 companies to supply three teams of Rope Access, Painters and Inspectors. “To win the […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has advised that the vessel Terramare 1 will be carrying out diving operations on the Kentish Flats Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The diving is programed to start 26th March 2015 and last for 1 week weather depending. The vessel will require an exclusion zone of 500 meters. In February 2013 Vattenfall was granted consent to […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Storage

    Kentish Flats Extension export and array cables will commence load out onto two vessels in Nordenham in Germany on 1 May. The vessels BoDo Installer and Nostag 10 will transport the cables to the Kentish Flats Extension site, where they will begin cable laying work later in May. Manufacturing of the cables was carried out ahead of schedule. […]

  • 15 October 2014

    Work gets underway next week on Vattenfall’s £165m extension to Kentish Flats Wind Farm as the developer prepares for the deployment of 15 turbines in the summer of 2015. The preparatory work is scheduled to start offshore on 22 October 2014 as Vattenfall prepares the sea bed for 30 kilometres of cable between turbines at […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Subsea Protection Systems (SPS) has started supplying 255 concrete mattresses to Vattenfall’s extension of the Kentish Flats Offshore Wind Farm, approximately 7 km off Whitstable and Herne Bay. The Great Yarmouth company, which employs 20 in the town, will transport approximately 1,250 tonnes of concrete mattresses to the site which will be used to protect […]

  • 15 October 2014

    Work gets underway next week on Vattenfall’s £165m extension to Kentish Flats Wind Farm as the developer prepares for the deployment of 15 turbines in the summer of 2015. The preparatory work is scheduled to start offshore on 22 October 2014 as Vattenfall prepares the sea bed for 30 kilometres of cable between turbines at […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Storage

    Cable laying barge, Nostag 10, carrying array cables, is on its way to Kentish Flats Extension offshore wind farm site. The vessel was first to arrive at the NSW’s factory berth in Nordenham on Friday 1st May. Currently in transit, it is expected to arrive on the site later this week. The second cable laying […]

  • 6 May 2015

    Vattenfall, the Swedish energy company behind the extension to Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, has appointed a Thanet business to build an extension to its operations centre for the scheme. The building extension in Ramsgate harbour is being built by Ramsgate-based BEC and a number of locally based subcontractors, such as groundwork specialists PKR Services, […]