Search results for: Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm

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  • 11 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The grid connection for Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha is ready for commissioning after receiving the grid readiness certificate three months ahead of schedule. Now that Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha has received the certificate, the wind farm operator Ecowende, a joint venture of Shell and Eneco, can connect the turbines for its 760 MW Hollandse Kust […]

  • 12 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, has received a Project Certificate from the UK-headquartered Lloyd’s Register (LR) for the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. LR was invited to provide an independent assessment of the project in accordance with the IECRE operational document (OD) for Wind Farm Project […]

  • 27 October 2023
    Environment, R&D

    The Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, has placed several artificial reefs at the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore transformer platform in the Dutch North Sea. The platform will connect the Ecowende consortium (Shell/Eneco) wind farm to the high-voltage grid. In collaboration with Equans/Smulders, TenneT placed two types of artificial reefs near the offshore substation […]

  • 1 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Google has signed corporate power purchase agreements (CPPAs) with Shell and Eneco for 478 MW of energy capacity at two offshore wind farms the partners jointly own in the Netherlands: Hollandse Kust Noord and Hollandse Kust West VI. Together with the existing power purchase agreements Google previously signed in the Netherlands, the two offshore wind […]

  • 20 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Green Hydrogen, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm, built by CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, went into operation on 20 December. After final commissioning, the offshore wind farm will add 759 MW of generation capacity to the Dutch electricity grid and achieve the 4.5 GW offshore wind target the Netherlands set for 2023, […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    66 out of 69 wind turbines have been installed at the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm will feature 69 Siemens Gamesa’s SG 11.0-200 DD wind turbines. The first unit was installed in April this year by the jack-up Seajacks Scylla. […]

  • 21 July 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has completed installing and burying inter-array cables at CrossWind’s Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Van Oord’s cable-laying vessel Nexus and trencher Dig-It, a remotely-operated vehicle operated from Subsea Viking, have installed a web of 69 inter-array cables measuring 140 kilometres in total. The offshore wind farm is […]

  • 30 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Shell has agreed to take over Vattenfall’s share in NoordzeeWind, the owner and operator of the 108 MW Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The deal follows a successful collaboration of more than twenty years between the two companies to build and operate the first commercial offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. […]

  • 14 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    CrossWind has awarded Rosetti Marino an Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation and Commissioning (EPCIC) contract for an offshore green hydrogen production and storage plant, located within CrossWind’s Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Rosetti Marino said that the pilot plant, called the Baseload Power Hub and fully integrated into an offshore wind […]

  • 13 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is carrying out an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey campaign at the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project in the Netherlands. The goal of the survey, which began in September, is to identify the locations of UXOs in all inter-array cable routes, corridors, and all turbine locations. The activities are supported by NjordIC, who secured […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services BV has been contracted for Balance of Plant (BoP) services for the 108 MW Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Under the five-year contract, C-Ventus’s annual scope of work will consist of above and below water inspections and seabed surveys including innovations in the operations & maintenance (O&M) […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Grand Valley, in partnership with Michigan Sea Grant and the Michigan Energy Office, is hosting a public meeting on the benefits and challenges of offshore wind energy development, with a special focus on tourism. The early December meeting includes a video chat from people in the Netherlands who live and work near an offshore wind […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell has called on the government in the Netherlands to increase its target for installed offshore wind capacity by 2030 to 20 gigawatts, Reuters reports.

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Shell Energy Europe has entered into an offtake agreement for 100% of the power generated from the Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm, the Netherlands’ first large-scale offshore wind farm, in which Shell holds a 50% stake. The wind farm, which began operations in 2006, is operated by NoordzeeWind, a 50/50 joint venture between Shell and Nuon, part […]

  • 1 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Van Oord has awarded a contract to NjordIC for UXO consultancy services for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project. Under the contract, NjordIC will deliver a UXO Risk Assessment/UXO Risk Mitigation Strategy via UXO survey/ID&C supervision to the final ALARP sign-off. The operations will be conducted under the relevant Dutch CS-OOO regulations and will […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Training & Education

    Dutch utility Nuon, part of Vattenfall, is participating in the pride activities on the Amsterdam Gay Pride event this summer from 23 July to 7 August. Nuon will participate through activities such as an information market, events, and with a Nuon boat in the Canal Parade. The Canal Parade on 6 August is the highlight of the […]

  • 1 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens, SPR Sign Europe’s Largest Wind Turbine Contract ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) has concluded a major East Anglia ONE deal with Siemens, worth up to one-third of the overall £ 2.5 billion (€ 3.2 billion) project investment. Under the agreement, Siemens will supply 102 wind turbines and service them for an initial period of five years. […]

  • 29 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall reported a lower earnings contribution from its Wind operating segment in the first quarter of the year, which stood at SEK 400 million (approx. EUR 39.5 million), mainly due to lower wind speeds and lower availability of offshore wind. The company posted a 11 per cent net sales decrease in the first quarter of […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands-based oil and gas giant, Shell, is looking to get on board further projects across Europe as it aims to dive deeper into the offshore wind market.

  • 15 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall is participating in the tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind zone, the Netherland’s first non-subsidized tender. Vattenfall has decided to join the tender as part of its commitment to the green transition of Northern Europe, and sees it as an important step to become fossil free within one generation, the Swedish company […]

  • 20 May 2014

    Adverse weather frequently delays offshore operations, creating substantial commercial risk. The nascent marine energy sector feels the impact of this risk keenly and, Mojo Maritime has found that understanding how to mitigate this risk is not a simple matter. Mojo Maritime’s planning software tool Mermaid (Marine Economic Risk Management Aid) has been created through years of hard earned […]

  • 26 April 2016

    Royal Dutch Shell, the oil and gas company and one of the owners of the Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm, has given the Dutch government something to think about ahead of the general election in 2017, asking the country’s leaders to boost offshore wind ambitions. Shell emphasised the importance of developing the large-scale offshore wind potential in […]

  • 2 January 2017

    As always, we bring you a list of the most read articles of the previous month. Since several news from December 2016 made it to our yearly overviews, also published today, they are omitted in this edition of Offshore WIND’s Highlights of the Month.  Shell to Buy All Egmond aan Zee OWF Power Shell Energy Europe has entered […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Following Alpha Offshore’s recent announcement on achieving a 56% increase in blade inspection operations this year, the company said the rise was mostly due to it now doing business under the umbrella of Sparrows Group, along with offshore wind sector’s progress and Alpha Offshore’s experience and know-how that are increasingly in demand. This is according […]

  • 22 June 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul, together with its partner LS Cable & System, has completed the installation of the second subsea cable for the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore wind farm grid connection off the coast of Egmond aan Zee for TenneT. The subsea cable installation was carried out by the cable-laying vessel Isaac Newton, the work […]