TenneT TSO has issued a tender seeking non-UXO offshore route survey services covering zones in the Dutch North Sea identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030.
The tender covers the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Beta, the 700MW Ten noorden van de Waddeneilanden, the 2GW IJmuiden Ver Alpha, and the 2GW IJmuiden Ver Beta offshore wind farm zones.
The Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030 also includes the Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha area which is not part of the tender.
TenneT is in charge of the engineering, procurement, installation, construction, and operation of the connections between the future offshore wind farms, through converter platforms, to the onshore network.
The contract is expected to begin on 1 April 2020 and have a duration until the same date in 2030. The deadline for submitting applications is 16 October.
The Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030 sets out plans for the development of additional 7GW of offshore wind capacity in the Dutch North Sea between 2024 and 2030. Tenders for the new wind farm zones will be opened from 2021 onward, starting with the Holland Kust (west).
Recently, TenneT issued a tender seeking UXO consultancy services for the Dutch offshore wind farm zones.