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  • 12 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine at Windpark Fryslân has begun producing electricity, according to a project update published on social media on 12 April. The first of the total of 89 Siemens Gamesa 4.3 MW wind turbines was installed at the project site at the end of the last month. Located in the IJsselmeer Lake in […]

  • 24 May 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of inter-array cables has been completed at the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the IJsselmeer Lake in the Netherlands. The inter-array cables will undergo tests in the coming days, Windpark Fryslân said. The cables connect the wind farm’s 89 Siemens Gamesa 4.3 MW wind turbines with the wind farm’s own transformer station […]

  • 25 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Turbine installation at the Windpark Fryslân will last longer than initially expected, the developer of the nearshore wind farm in the IJsselmeer Lake in the Netherlands said. The installation of the wind farm’s 89 Siemens Gamesa 4.3 MW started this spring and was initially expected to be completed by the beginning of Summer 2021. The […]

  • 24 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 89 Siemens Gamesa 4.3 MW wind turbines has been installed at Windpark Fryslân, the world’s largest wind farm in inland fresh waters. Located in the IJsselmeer Lake and some six kilometres off the Frisian coast, the Netherlands, the 382.7 MW Windpark Fryslân wind farm is being constructed by the Zuiderzeewind consortium […]

  • 27 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The last wind turbine has been installed at the Dutch Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm, the world’s largest wind farm built in a body of fresh water. Now that the 89th and final Siemens Gamesa 4.3 MW turbine is in place, the installation platforms Sarens Soccer Pitch and Tom-Wim will leave the IJsselmeer Lake in […]

  • 22 March 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Visser & Smit Hanab has laid and tested the onshore HV cable connecting the transformer station and HV substation of the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Approximately 23 km of 110 kV cable was laid from Breezanddijk through the Afsluitdijk and along the A7 motorway to Bolsward, from where 32 km of […]

  • 6 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has selected Tekmar Energy to provide Generation 10 cable protection system (CPS) for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm. Tekmar’s scope of work includes the engineering, manufacturing, testing and supply of its CPS technology to protect the project’s subsea inter-array and inter-platform cables. The company will manufacture the CPS and accessories at its […]

  • 29 July 2021
    Business & Finance

    South Korea-headquartered wind turbine tower supplier CS Wind is buying a 60 per cent stake in the Portuguese tower and foundation manufacturer ASM Industries, according to information on Korea Exchange. The acquisition, valued at EUR 46.5 million, is aimed at strengthening CS Wind’s foothold in the European offshore wind market, the stock exchange update reveals. […]

  • 8 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of Siemens Gamesa turbines has begun at the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands. All of the 89 Siemens Gamesa 4.3 MW turbines are expected to be installed and tested in the IJsselmeer Lake by June. According to project developer, it takes approximately one and half days to build one turbine, and […]

  • 26 February 2021
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of Siemens Gamesa turbines at the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands is set to commence at the beginning of March. The 382.7 MW Windpark Fryslân will comprise 89 Siemens Gamesa 4.3 MW turbines located in the IJsselmeer Lake. According to the project developer, all preparations are almost ready, Van Oord installed the final […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has started installing inter-array cables at the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the IJsselmeer Lake, the Netherlands. The installation work started in December, as planned, a spokesperson for Windpark Fryslân said. The inter-array cables will first come to shore at the wind farm’s own transformer station at Breezanddijk on the artificial island […]

  • 28 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded Global Wind Service (GWS) with a contract for the pre-assembly, transport and installation of turbines at the Windpark Fryslân project in the Netherlands. GWS’ scope of work includes the transport and storage of components, pre-assembly, offshore installation, and the supply of lifting equipment for all 89 turbines. Pre-assembly work, which will […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed all of the 89 foundations at the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the IJsselmeer Lake, the Netherlands. Van Oord installed the first monopile at the site in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer near Breezanddijk in September. Due to the shallows in the IJsselmeer and the width of the locks, […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Visser & Smit Hanab has secured a contract by Van Oord to perform inter-array cable termination and testing work at the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The routing, termination and testing activities will commence as soon as the cable installation starts. Visser & Smit Hanab is also in charge of installing the […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has reached a halfway point on the installation of monopiles at the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the IJsselmeer Lake, the Netherlands. In total, the 382.7 MW Windpark Fryslân will comprise 89 Siemens Gamesa 4.3 MW wind turbines installed on monopile foundations and scheduled for commissioning in 2021. Van Oord installed the first monopile […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Aarsleff BIZ has delivered the last 17 Concrete Work Platforms (CWPs) built in Poland for the Windpark Fryslân nearshore project in the Netherlands. In total, Aarsleff BIZ, a Per Aarsleff company, built and delivered 89 CWPs for the 382.7 MW wind farm at its factory in Swinoujscie. The CWPs, each weighing 76 tonnes, will be […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    ASM Industries has begun the fabrication of 42 tower sections for the Siemens Gamesa turbines destined for the Windpark Fryslân offshore wind project. The fabrication activities began in September and will be taking place at ASM Offshore in Aveiro Port during the next months. “This is a very important milestone achieved. Our new facility has […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bijlsma Constructies has won a contract to deliver 89 internal platforms for the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm project in the Netherlands. The Dutch company will start production in March and is expected to complete all the platforms in July. Windpark Fryslân is being built by Zuiderzeewind, a consortium of Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch energy company Eneco has signed an agreement with Windpark Fryslân to purchase all the power generated at the Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands for a period of 15 years. The Fryslân wind farm will produce 1,500 GWh of energy annually. To use the power as locally as possible, companies and organizations in the […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch contractor Visser & Smit Hanab has started installing the high-voltage cables that will connect the Windpark Fryslân offshore wind farm in the IJsselmeer to the Dutch grid. Visser & Smit Hanab will install two 25-kilometre cable sections in total to establish a connection to the high-voltage grid operated by TenneT TSO. The cables will follow […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Aarsleff BIZ, a Per Aarsleff company, has loaded out the first batch of concrete work platforms (CWPs) for the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands at its factory in Swinoujscie, Poland. The CWPs, each weighing 76 tonnes, will be mounted on the project’s monopiles, which are currently being installed at the project site in the […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed the first of the 89 monopiles at the Windpark Fryslân in the IJsselmeer Lake, the Netherlands. The remaining 88 foundations are expected to be installed by January 2021, Windpark Fryslân said. Unique Installation Approach – Sarens Soccer Pitch The 382.7 MW Windpark Fryslân is being built in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has selected TMA Logistics to provide the storage and transshipment of wind turbines for the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm project at its terminal in the Port of Amsterdam. Located in the IJsselmeer and some six kilometres off the Frisian coast, the 382.7MW Windpark Fryslân will comprise 89 Siemens Gamesa 4.3MW wind turbines […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The transformer station of the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind project has started taking shape at Breezanddijk in the Netherlands. According to the project developer, work is being done on the 382.7 MW wind farm despite the coronavirus situation. Located south of the Afsluitdijk and some six kilometers off the Frisian coast, Windpark Fryslân will comprise 89 4.3MW […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch contractor Visser & Smit Hanab, part of Volker-Wessels, has won a contract to install power cables that will link the Fryslân offshore wind farm in the IJsselmeer to the Dutch grid.

  • 2 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Windpark Fryslân has achieved the financial close for the 382.7 MW Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the IJsselmeer, the Netherlands. Ten banks and the province of Fryslân are jointly financing Windpark Fryslân, which is being built south of the Afsluitdijk, six kilometers off the Frisian coast. The nearshore wind farm is being built by […]