Tag Archives: Ørsted

Windfarm in Congested Seabed Requires Cable Management

The world’s largest working offshore wind farm, occupying an area of 55 sq. mi., opened in the Irish Sea off Barrow-in-Furness in the North West of England in Sept. 2018. HR Wallingford has been helping Danish operator, Ørsted, to build stable cable crossings for their new Walney Extension windfarm, on what is becoming an increasingly congested seabed. The U.K. has

Read more

Wind Turbine Foundations Installed Using Pump Suction Bucket Technology

Sixty suction buckets have been pumped in place as foundation for 20 wind turbines in Ørsted’s new wind farm, Borkum Riffgrund 2. In June 2018, a team of specialists from Framo, the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) and GeoSea installed the first of the 20 suction bucket jackets at the offshore wind farm. After periods of storm and high waves, the foundations

Read more