Top News of the Week, 03 – 09 October 2016

26 Bidders Apply for Borssele III & IV

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( has received 26 applications for Borssele III and IV offshore wind sites, the governmental body reported after the tender closed on 29 September.

Video: Rotterdam Ready for Offshore Wind with Sif Group

Dutch manufacturer of offshore wind foundations, Sif Group, is working full steam at its new facilities in Rotterdam after assembling the first monopiles there at the end of the last month. Expecting to have more than 150 people working in Rotterdam in two years, the company is continuously looking to recruit.

UK In Hot Water over Harbour Porpoises

The European Commission (EC) is taking the United Kingdom to the Court of Justice of the EU for ”its failure to propose sites for the protection of the harbour porpoise.”

Rentel OWF Reaches Financial Close

The shareholders and financial partners involved in the 309MW Rentel wind farm project have signed a financing agreement in Brussels which marks the official financial close for the 42-turbine project.

Iberdrola Returns to Navantia for East Anglia ONE Offshore Substation

Spanish energy company Iberdrola has awarded the compatriot Navantia with a EUR 65 million contract to construct an offshore substation for the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm in the UK’s North Sea.

Offshore WIND Staff

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