BLIX Consultancy BV to Manage Implementation of Offshore Wind Project in the Netherlands
Stichting Energy Valley chooses BLIX Consultancy BV to manage implementation of offshore wind project in the Netherlands.
The contract was awarded on March 01, 2011.
BLIX Consultancy BV is required to manage the implementation of the Offshore Wind Project. Support for the national government for the concentration of offshore wind activities over the Frisian Islands. Extend the extraction area wind up above the Wadden 8 GW. Explore a possible partnership in offshore electricity hub. Obtain EU funding for partnership.
Contract also includes establishment of new businesses or expanding existing companies in the field of offshore wind energy by creating new employment in Northern Netherlands. Maximum use of opportunities offered by the BARD Offshore wind farms offer. In co-operation with developing an MCN training cluster in the North of Holland.
About Stichting Energy Valley:
The Energy Valleywas founded in 2003 and it is a network of public and private partners covering regional growth opportunities in the energy sector.
The foundation consists of a team of energy professionals, in consultation with the Supervisory Board and relevant authorities, promoters supports the realization of energy projects. Their focus is on energy innovations that relate directly to the national and regional energy ambitions strengths. Energy Valley is based on a project funded by the Northern Netherlands, the European Union, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, regional governments, businesses and research institutions.
About BLIX Consultancy BV:
BLIX focuses on providing clients with the network, information, skills and know-how to manage the complexities of wind energy projects. BLIX will make the right decisions and speed up projects, save money and maximise returns.
BLIX offers a range of practical services, such as:
- strategic consultancy
- siting, design, consenting, grid connection
- risk management
- contracting (e.g. creation contracting strategy and tender packs)
- construction management (e.g. as owner’s engineer)
- consultancy on operation & maintenance
- partner search, due diligence
Source: offshorewind, April 15, 2011