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  • 19 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    UK-headquartered Octopus Energy has made an investment in the 731.5 MW Borssele III and IV offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Octopus Energy Generation acquired a 10 per cent stake in the fully operational 731.5 MW offshore wind farm, located 55 kilometres from the Port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands. The deal comes […]

  • 17 May 2023
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbines at Borssele and Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farms were stopped for four hours on 13 May, to help migrating birds pass by safely. According to the Dutch Government, this is the first time such a measure has been applied and is in line with the approach of the government and participating […]

  • 7 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Offshore wind developer, Deep Wind Offshore, has secured Octopus Energy as a new investor to accelerate international expansion and strengthen Norwegian projects, according to the company. Octopus Energy will join the ownership side of the company, Deep Wind Offshore said, together with the existing industrial owners Knutsen OAS, Haugaland Kraft, and SKL. Deep Wind Offshore […]

  • 16 December 2022
    Contribution, Environment, Industry

    The North Sea is one of the most biodiverse, but also one of the most active bodies of water on our planet, which led to the degradation of its marine environment. Now, with a boom in offshore wind, environmental organisations, together with the industry, are exploring ways for offshore wind farms to not only have […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Sif Holding has secured a contract to manufacture two monopiles for the Borssele V demonstrator wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. One of the monopiles will have a slip joint connection between the monopile foundation and the transition piece that connects the foundation and the tower, which has traditionally been a flanged or a grouted […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Public consultation for the tender regulations related to the fifth site at the Borssele Zone in the Netherlands opened today and will close on 1 February. The purpose of the consultation is to get feedback from the stakeholders on the draft regulation, which will shape the tender, and to receive improvement proposals for the final regulation, which will be published in […]

  • 29 June 2022
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium of sellers, including Van Oord, has sold its shares in the Borssele V wind farm to Octopus Energy Generation, one of Europe’s largest investors in renewables. According to Van Oord, the sale confirms the success of innovations demonstrated in Borssele V, including the world’s first submerged slip joint, a new method for securing […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a firm order with Two Towers Consortium for the Borssele V offshore wind project, for which the turbine supplier will deliver two of its V164-9.5 MW turbines. 

  • 13 October 2020
    Environment, R&D

    Van Oord, as part of the Two Towers consortium, is preparing to install eight reef structures with oysters underwater at the Borssele V offshore wind site in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The project aims to investigate methods for the development of oyster reefs at offshore locations as part of a research programme […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch Government is expected to issue a call for tenders for the Borssele Wind Farm Site V (BWFS V) on 2 January 2018, with a deadline for final bid submissions on 18 January 2018. 

  • 25 February 2021
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The 19 MW Borssele V wind farm in the Dutch North Sea has been fully commissioned, Two Towers, the consortium behind the ”innovation site”, said. Situated within the site III of the Borssele Wind Farm Zone, Borssele V features two Vestas 9.5 MW turbines and several innovations, one of which is a submerged Slip Joint. […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of the Netherlands opened the application period for Borssele V Innovation Site on 2 January, which will run until 5 p.m. on 18 January. 

  • 6 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Two Towers B.V., the consortium developing the 19MW Borssele V demonstrator wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as the preferred wind turbine supplier.

  • 14 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A Dutch consortium led by KCI has trialed and tested a 1:5 scale prototype of a Double Slip Joint, a new method of connecting a wind turbine monopile to a transition piece.  

  • 3 November 2022
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Four oyster tables made of concrete and other material on which live oysters are placed have been installed at the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm as part of a mission to restore oyster reefs in the Dutch North Sea. The new oyster table design, which was developed under The Rich North Sea programme by the energy […]

  • 8 April 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif has upended the slip joint transition piece built for the Borssele V innovation site at its facility on Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam. The slip joint monopile is in the company’s storage area at Maasvlakte 2. The slip joint monopile foundation will support one of the two MHI […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands will reveal the winner of the permit to build and operate the Borssele V Innovation Site by the end of April.

  • 30 July 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 700 MW Borssele Beta high voltage offshore platform is ready for use, the Dutch offshore transmission system operator TenneT said. The platform connecting offshore wind farms Borssele III & IV, and Borssele V to the Dutch grid was completed within budget and on schedule, according to TenneT. Blauwwind, the developer of Borssele III & […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) closed the application period for the Hollandse Kust (noord) Wind Farm Zone tender on 30 April. Several developers have applied for a permit to build and operate an offshore wind farm in the zone without a government subsidy. RVO will now assess the applications and announce the winner of the […]

  • 28 April 2020
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed a Slip Joint foundation at the Borssele Wind Farm Site V offshore the Netherlands. It is the first time anywhere that a submerged Slip Joint was used on a full-sized offshore wind turbine on a fully commercial basis, Van Oord said. After years of developing the system in cooperation with its […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus has installed the first monopile for the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm. Van Oord will place a total of 77 monopiles for the Borssele III & IV and two for the innovation site Borssele V. The Borssele III & IV wind farm will be built 22 […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    After closing the application period for Borssele V Innovation Site on 18 January, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( informed that testing innovative offshore wind technologies at the site had attracted interest, and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy will now assess the submitted applications for a permit and subsidy.

  • 6 April 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Two Towers BV, a consortium comprising Van Oord Renewable Finance, Investri Offshore and Green Giraffe Holding has won the Dutch tender for the fifth site at the Borssele zone, designated as the demonstration site for innovations in offshore wind.

  • 10 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Deltares and HSM Offshore have updated the scour protection design for the Borssele Alpha and Beta offshore high-voltage substation (OHVS) platforms that connect offshore wind farms in the Borssele Wind Farm Zone, the Netherlands, to the grid.

  • 8 January 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Public Consultation for Borssele V Tender Opens Public consultation for the tender regulations related to the fifth site at the Borssele Zone in the Netherlands opened today and will close on 1 February. Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 Operational, Innovation Picks Up Galloper Monopiles On 2 January, the first four monopiles were loaded from Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm produced first power early in the morning on 7 August, the Blauwwind consortium informs. “This marks a key milestone in the construction of the project as the first turbine is now generating power and delivering renewable electricity into the Dutch grid”, the developer said. The first of […]