Vattenfall Gets Dutch Paperwork in Order

Vattenfall’s permits to develop the Hollandse Kust (zuid) I&II wind zones in the Dutch North Sea have received an irrevocable status following a withdrawal of two complaints against the award decision.

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Now that the irrevocable permits are secured, Vattenfall is required to build and commission the wind farms within the zones in the next five years.

In March 2018, Vattenfall secured rights to develop up to 760MW of offshore wind capacity in the Hollandse Kust (zuid) I&II zone in what was the first zero-subsidy tender in the Netherlands.

The wind farms will most likely feature monopile foundations and double-digit capacity wind turbines.

Vattenfall plans to start building the wind farms and have the first power generated in 2022 at the latest, with the entire project up and running in early 2023.