Press Releases

What has been achieved to date and what is the current status of the project?
Here you can access all available press releases on DanTysk. 

 

12. July 2016 - Press Releases

Vattenfall’s offshore hotel heads to sea

The onshore construction of the accommodation platform to house the service teams for the DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms has been completed and the six-storey structure has been shipped to its final location where it is being installed.Read more

30. April 2015 - Press Releases

DanTysk offshore wind farm formally opened

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Sigmar Gabriel, Swedish Minister for energy and enterprise, Mikael Damberg, Hamburg Mayor Olaf Scholz and Torsten Albig, Prime Minister of the State of Schleswig-Holstein, joined Magnus Hall, President and CEO of Vattenfall, and Dr Florian Bieberbach,...Read more

04. December 2014 - Press Releases

Offshore wind farm DanTysk supplies first electricity

From today (03.12.), the offshore wind power plant DanTysk, located 70 kilometres west of the island of Sylt, will supply the German electricity network with its first wind power from the North Sea. The 80 wind turbines are now successively in the commissioning phase for the production of...Read more

28. August 2014 - Press Releases

Offshore Wind farm DanTysk: The last Wind turbine is erected

Yesterday, with the installation of the last of 80 turbines an important milestone is reached for the DanTysk offshore project: In the wind farm, erected by Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) 70 km west of the island of Sylt, eighty Siemens wind turbines in the 3.6 megawatt (MW) class...Read more

01. July 2014 - Press Releases

Halftime for DanTysk: 40 wind turbines erected

The DanTysk offshore wind farm project has reached the halfway stage: 40 out of the total of 80 wind turbines that Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) are erecting 70 km west of the island of Sylt are now in place. Eighty Siemens wind turbines in the 3.6-megawatt (MW) class are being...Read more

10. April 2014 - Press Releases

First wind turbine erected at DanTysk offshore wind farm

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) have resumed construction at the DanTysk offshore wind farm after the winter break. The first of a total of 80 wind turbines has now been erected at the DanTysk offshore wind farm construction site, 70 kilometres west of the island of Sylt. A total of 80...Read more

10. March 2014 - Press Releases

Accommodation platform for the DanTysk offshore wind farm starting to take shape

A five and a half-storey house of steel, sitting 20 metres above the sea, measuring 20 metres high andweighing 2500 tonnes, is starting to take shape in Kiel. The Schleswig-Holstein shipyard Nobiskrug iscurrently building the accommodation platform for the DanTysk offshore wind farm, commissioned...Read more

13. December 2013 - Press Releases

All foundations at DanTysk in place

After nine months of construction, the last of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind farm has been installed. The up to 65 metres long and up to 950 tonnes heavy, cylindrical steel foundations – monopiles - were anchored in the seabed using a special hammer. Work was done in water...Read more

08. February 2013 - Press Releases

Construction starts on one of Europe’s largest wind farms

Offshore construction work has started on the DanTysk offshore wind farm in the North Sea. Vattenfall and its partner Stadtwerke München plan to invest a little over 1 billion EUR in the wind farm, which is expected to supply 400,000 German homes with renewable power by 2014. Read more

23. October 2012 - Press Releases

Vattenfall and SWM have commissioned the accommodation platform for DanTysk offshore wind farm.

From 2014 onwards, quiet rooms with a shower, internet access and a TV will make everyday life more comfortable for the members of the DanTysk Wind Farm maintenance team – right in the middle of the harsh North Sea. Vattenfall and the Stadtwerke Munich have now commissioned the Schleswig-Holstein...Read more

19. March 2012 - Press Releases

Vattenfall begins construction work on substation for the DanTysk offshore wind farm

The first construction phase of the DanTysk offshore wind farm project, run by Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM), is now underway with the construction of the wind farm's substation. The substation will be built in the Netherlands close to Rotterdam by the joint venture SHJV which involves...Read more

04. July 2011 - Press Releases

DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm: all main suppliers on board

Van Oord signs DanTysk cable contract Read more

13. April 2011 - Press Releases

Another milestone for the DanTysk offshore wind farm: contract signed with supplier for the farm's 80 foundations

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) have reached another milestone in the construction of the DanTysk offshore wind farm. On 13 April a contract for the design, production and installation of the farm's 80 monopiles was signed with the Aarsleff Bilfinger Berger joint venture.Read more

17. February 2011 - Press Releases

The world's largest installation ship contracted for the DanTysk offshore wind farm project

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) have moved yet another step closer to beginning construction work on their collaborative offshore wind farm project, DanTysk, which will be built in the North Sea close to the island of Sylt. On 17 February 2011 a contract was signed with the Danish shipping...Read more

26. January 2011 - Press Releases

'DanTysk' offshore wind farm confirms grid connection

In 2012 Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) will begin construction work on the 'DanTysk' offshore wind farm located in the North Sea roughly 70 kilometres west of the island of Sylt. The responsible transmission system operator, Tenne T, has now agreed to supply an unrestricted grid...Read more

23. December 2010 - Press Releases

DanTysk offshore wind farm reaches the next stage

Contract signed with substation supplier Stockholm/Berlin/Munich - In 2012 Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) will start construction work on the DanTysk offshore wind farm  which will be located in the North Sea off the island of Sylt. A major milestone in this process will be...Read more

21. October 2010 - Press Releases

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München set to build DanTysk offshore wind farm 70 kilometres off Sylt

In 2012 Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) are due to start construction work on the DanTysk offshore wind farm which will be located in the North Sea roughly 70 kilometres west of the island of Sylt. Vattenfall's board of directors in Stockholm has now given the final green light to invest in...Read more

20. July 2010 - Press Releases

A joint venture for the DanTysk wind farm

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München intend to collectively build an offshore wind farm in the North Sea Read more