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  • Yesterday, one important milestone in the DanTysk project was reached: after a couple of rough and windy days offshore, the first of the 80 wind turbines in the 3.6-megawatt class was completed. With this step, the final installation phase of DanTysk has been kicked-off. The Pacific Osprey, the installation vessel, can carry components of up […]
  • Today, to the day eleven months after installing the first full foundation, we installed the first turbine DT 01 on the very same location. Well, almost – the blades are yet to come. Dense fog has prevented us for more than a day to approach the location close enough for installation. Luckily, fog usually comes with no wind, so […]
  • Summer of Construction to Start

    2014-04-01 | Blog post
    As of Friday last week we have started the main construction campaign in 2014. The harbor of Esbjerg is currently our stage. The vessel, the Pacific Osprey has arrived in Esbjerg - timely for loading of the first turbines The first 3.6 MW turbines from Siemens are being placed at the installation vessel.  Loading progressed as scheduled. Vessel and harbor […]
  • Artifacts from the sunken city of Rungholt – the Atlantis of the North - have been found after spending 652 years underwater. World media flock to the sensational archaeologist discovery at Vattenfall's new offshore wind farm.

  • The weather is the factor which has the greatest effect on the price of electricity. This is why Vattenfall has four meteorologists employed who work with specially adapted weather forecasts so that the company can calculate supply, demand and price of electricity.

  • In a newly published report, Greenpeace claims that European energy utilities have spent their efforts on maintaining businesses mainly based on fossil fuels instead of promoting the introduction of renewable sources of energy.

  • The coal-fired power plant Moorburg in Hamburg fed electricity to the public grid for the first time at ten o'clock on Friday 28 February.

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Last updated: 2014-02-04 10:43