Wedge Connection Joint Industry Project started by large offshore wind consortium

Wedge Connection Joint Industry Project Participants

Wedge Connection Joint Industry Project started by a large consortium The Hague (NL), July 3, 2024 A large industry consortium consisting of bp, TotalEnergies, RWE, Vattenfall, EnBW, Iberdrola, Ocean Winds, Orsted, Equinor, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Vestas, GE Vernova and C1 Connections have started a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to make the C1 Wedge Connection […]

Otis Delen starts at C1 Connections

Otis Delen

Otis Delen joins C1 Connections After already spending some time with our team during his internship and as a working student, Otis Delen is now full time part of the team. Otis has spend his time at the company developing the Quick Connect System for the C1 Wedge Connection. Otis succesfully defended his thesis and […]

C1 Connections releases the C1 Wedge Connection Design Tool

C1 Wedge Connection Design Tool

C1 Connections releases the C1 Wedge Connection design tool. The Connections has developed an analytical design tool. This tool enables anyone to make a design for a C1 Wedge Connection with only a few input variables.  C1 Connections has validated the design tool for various load cases to ensure users are presented with designs that can […]

C1 Connections publishes white paper

C1 Wedge Connection Whitepaper 2024

C1 Connections releases white paper The Connections has released the 2024 edition of the C1 Wedge Connection white paper. The white paper provides readers with background information about the technology and presents the benefits of the C1 Wedge Connection over existing solutions. The white paper can be found in the download section of the website. […]

C1 Connections celebrates two years of successful operation in a 14 MW WTG

Next Generation Wind Turbine featuring the C1 Wedge Connection

C1 Connections celebrates two years of successful operation in a 14MW WTG The development of the C1 Wedge Connection™ started early 2017. In 2021 the technology was introduced in the first 14 MW wind turbine, at that time the largest wind turbine in the world. The wind turbine was installed in the North of Denmark […]

Vivek Kurup joins C1 Connections

Vivek Kurup

We are happy to announce that Vivek Kurup has joined C1 Connections. Last year Vivek graduated as Structural Engineer from Delft University with a 9 out of 10 on an investigation into the under water application of the C1 Wedge Connection. We are pleased that he takes up the glove in strengthening the team to […]

C1 Connections lands investment from SHIFT Invest and Dolfin Capital.

C1 Connections closing funding round with Shift Invest

C1 Connections lands investment from SHIFT Invest and Dolfin Capital. The Hague (NL), October 30th, 2023 Deep-tech start-up C1 Connections BV has secured an investment from SHIFT Invest and Dolfin Capital. The funds will be used to further grow the team, expand the business, and prepare for commercial scale delivery of C1 Wedge Connection fasteners […]

C1 Connections receives DNV A-level component certificate for the C1 Wedge Connection™.

C1 Connections awarded DNV certificate

C1 Connections receives DNV A-level component certificate for the C1 Wedge Connection™. Bremen (DE), August 29th 2023 C1 Connections BV has received the A-level component certificate issued by DNV at the Offshore Wind Foundations conference in Bremen. The component certificate covers the application of the C1 Wedge Connection as an interface connection between monopiles and […]

Aivaras Aukselis joins C1 Connections

It is with pleasure that we can announce that Aivaras Aukselis has joined our team as Structural Specialist. Aivaras has extensive experience with automation of numerical design tooling that will allow very efficient analysis of C1 Wedge Connections. Aivaras also brings in specific knowledge on designing connections of next generation wind turbinesfor large diameter monopiles. We […]

Niels de Rijk joins C1 Connections

We are happy that Niels de Rijk is joining the team at C1 Connections as Mechanical Engineer. Niels has recently completed his studies mechanical engineering at the Haagse Hogeschool in Delft. For his graduation project he developed the quick connect system for the C1 Wedge Connection. We look forward to Niels being part of the […]

Ton van Overbeek joins C1 Connections

It is with pleasure that we can announce that Ton van Overbeek has joined our team as Senior Structural Engineer. Ton has gained vast experience in the last 17 years in research and engineering, both onshore and offshore. He has specific knowledge on designing connections of next generation wind turbines and the production process of large […]

Coen van Ruitenburg joins C1 Connections

It is with pleasure that we announce that Coen van Ruitenburg is joining the team at C1 Connections. Coen has more than 11 years of experience in the offshore industry. He has gained in depth knowledge of pile installation and handling equipment. He has worked in Asia and the United States and has a track […]

Meet us at Foundation EX, May 10th 2022 Bristol

Meet C1 Connections at Foundation Ex. The offshore industry is rapidly moving forward and some technologies are now already hitting their limits. On May 10th 2022 we will present our alternative solution to the traditional bolted L-flange; The C1 Wedge Connection™.  Hosted by Empire Engineering, Foundation EX brings together experts in the industry to discuss trends […]

Meet us in Bilbao, 5-7th of April 2022

Meet C1 Connections at Wind Europe in Bilbao We look forward to meeting developers, contractors, design houses and all other stakeholders in the industry in Bilbao. Together with flange supplier GRI we look forward to sharing with you how the C1 Wedge Connection™ can reduce CAPEX of offshore wind farms while allowing faster and safer […]

The C1 Wedge Connection™ is featured in the Steel Construction Journal

Following years of development in close collaboration with Delft University C1 Connections is proud to have their first paper published in the prestigious Steel Construction Journal. If you would like to receive a copy of this paper, please email to: contact@c1connections.com About C1 Connections B.V. C1 Connections BV is a Dutch privately-owned company dedicated to […]

C1 Connections obtains DNV Certification for the C1 Wedge Connection™

DNV has successfully certified the C1 Wedge Connection, developed by C1 Connections BV. The C1 Wedge Connection™ is a high-capacity, low-maintenance connection that can be installed in a fast and safe manner. It can be used both in off- and onshore wind turbines as an alternative to bolted flange connections currently used in tubular steel wind turbine […]

C1 Connections successfully performs full-scale test with the C1 Wedge Connection™

C1 Connections B.V. has successfully performed a full-scale test with the C1 Wedge Connection™. The C1 Wedge Connection™ is a high-capacity, low-maintenance connection that can be installed in a fast and safe manner. It can be used both in off- and onshore wind turbines as an alternative to bolted flange connections currently used in tubular […]