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Shell, Eneco JV Wins Hollandse Kust Noord Wind Farm Tender

Jul 29, 2020

CrossWind, a joint venture Shell and Eneco, has won the tender for the subsidy-free offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust (Noord) in the Netherlands. The consortium plans to have Hollandse Kust (Noord) operational in 2023 with an installed capacity of 759 MW, generating at least 3.3 TWh per year. 'This is enough renewable power to supply more than 1 million Dutch households with green electricity. The wind farm will be located 18…

Offshore Wind to Power Green Ammonia Project in Netherlands

Oct 05, 2020

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and fertilizer company Yara have entered a joint project aimed at producing ammonia from renewable hydrogen instead of fossil hydrogen in the Netherlands.The two companies say their project had the potential to reduce more than 100…

All Turbines Installed for Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 02, 2020

Deme Offshore has completed the installation of 94 Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines at Ørsted's 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.This is the first time that Siemens Gamesa's 8 MW offshore wind turbines will be used for a commercial project…

First Power for Blauwwind's Borssele III/IV Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 07, 2020

The Blauwwind consortium has informed that its Borssele III/IV wind farm in the Dutch North Sea has achieved first power.The key milestone in the construction of the offshore wind project was achieved on Friday morning. The first turbine is…

Iv Offshore to Design Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Substation

Jul 28, 2020

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms has awarded the early works contract to Iv-Offshore & Energy for the engineering of the offshore wind farm Sofia high voltage direct current (HVDC) platform.Once operational, the RWE-operated Sofia…

Ørsted, Van Oord Complete Installation of Array Cables at Borssele I & II Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 13, 2020

Ørsted and Van Oord have successfully installed all 94 array cables connecting the turbines of the Borssele I & II offshore wind farm in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The installation started, ahead of schedule, in February this year.The…

SLPE to Design Hollandse Kust Noord OWF Substation Jacket

Jul 10, 2020

Sea and Land Project Engineering (SLPE) has won a contract to provide the detailed design of the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore transformer station jacket and foundations. The Hollandse Kust Noord is an offshore wind farm planned to be located in the Dutch North Sea…

MHI Vestas Taps DHSS for Borssele OWF Helicopter Services

May 28, 2020

Offshore wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas has awarded Dutch DHSS a contract to manage helicopter services for crew change flights during the installation & commissioning phase of wind turbines at the 731,5MW Borssele III/IV offshore wind project in the Dutch North Sea…

VIDEO: First Drone Delivery for World's Biggest Offshore Vessel

May 26, 2020

Allseas' giant Pioneering Spirit offshore construction and decommissioning vessel last week provided a stage for what is believed to be the Netherlands’ first drone to vessel delivery.Mobilizing in Rotterdam’s Alexiahaven for upcoming platform removal projects…

TKF Cables for Kaskasi Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 10, 2020

Dutch cable manufacturer Twentsche Kabel Fabriek (TKF) will deliver 33 kV inner array grid cables for the Kaskasi offshore wind farm project by innogy SE, located in the German North Sea.The contract was awarded to TKF by Seaway7, a Subsea 7 subsidiary…

Vattenfall Pulls Out of Dutch Offshore Wind Tender

Apr 02, 2020

Swedish utility Vattenfall will not take part in a Dutch tender for a 700 megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm in the North Sea because of the uncertainty created by the coronavirus pandemic, the state-owned firm said on Thursday.Vattenfall won…

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