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  • 29 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch King Willem-Alexander and board members of Vattenfall, BASF, and Allianz officially inaugurated the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 on 29 September. Having 139 wind turbines and an installed capacity of 1.5 GW, Hollandse Kust Zuid is one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world. The subsidy-free 1.5 GW wind farm, […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Cables, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    Vattenfall has contracted DEME Offshore to carry out rock berm installation works at Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm site in the Netherlands. According to Vattenfall, rock installation works will take place between the fourth quarter of 2023 and the first quarter of 2025. “Based on lessons learned in the offshore wind industry, Vattenfall are […]

  • 24 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and France-based Air Liquide have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) covering 115 MW of capacity of the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid, one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world. Contracted over a 15-year period beginning in 2026, the PPA will bring the overall renewable power capacity available to Air Liquide […]

  • 12 January 2024
    Business development, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    The EU has added 17 GW of new wind energy in 2023 with 3 GW coming from offshore wind farms, according to WindEurope data. According to the WindEurope data, Germany built the most new wind capacity followed by the Netherlands and Sweden. The Netherlands built the most new offshore wind, including the 1.5 GW Hollandse […]

  • 20 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The 69th and final Siemens Gamesa SG 11.0-200 DD wind turbine was installed at the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord wind farm in the Dutch North Sea on Thursday, 19 October, CrossWind, the owner and developer of the wind farm said. The final turbine’s three 97-metre long blades were lifted into position on Thursday evening, […]

  • 6 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy, Supply Chain

    Vattenfall and TKF have signed a multi-year partnership for the supply of inter-array cables for offshore wind farms in Europe. The agreement covers the supply of 66 kV inter-array cables and will apply to all fixed-bottom European offshore wind farms developed by Vattenfall in the coming years. The framework contract, which is initially signed for […]

  • 26 February 2024
    Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Siemens Gamesa has rolled out the first 14 MW wind turbine nacelles at its Cuxhaven plant in Germany as the production of wind turbine components for the Moray West offshore wind farm is currently underway. The first batch of nacelles is now awaiting shipment and installation at the Moray West project site offshore Scotland, Siemens […]

  • 5 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and BASF are in exclusive discussions to partner on the Nordlicht 1 and 2 offshore wind farms in Germany through a sale of 49 per cent of the project shares to BASF. To formally express their joint ambition, the two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The signing of the transaction is […]

  • 1 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Technology, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Updates on wind turbine technology and new offshore wind projects, including those facing major challenges, marked 2023 on In the article below, we have compiled our ten most-read news last year, together with some of their related updates and stories. In February 2023, Vestas revealed plans to scale up a new chemical process that […]

  • 22 January 2024
    Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy

    Europe’s offshore wind industry brought online a record 4.2 GW of new capacity in 2023 and is expected to build around 5 GW of offshore wind annually over the next three years, according to WindEurope data. However, this is still not enough to meet the continent’s 2030 climate and energy security targets, WindEurope added. The […]

  • 30 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Environment, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Transition

    The offshore wind industry, now the linchpin between several offshore energy industries, is calling for both innovation and accelerating deployment, while also making sure one does not impede the progress of the other.  

  • 2 August 2023
    Business development, Equipment, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) has selected 8.2 Consulting AG to provide manufacturing surveillance services for the 960 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in Germany. As an independent consultant, 8.2 Consulting AG will supervise the comprehensive nacelle manufacturing surveillance, including components in multiple locations Europe-wide, said the company. This collaboration results from 8.2 Consulting […]

  • 9 August 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has awarded Arup B.V. the contract for the development of an integrated ground model (IGM) and a geotechnical interpretative report for the Nederwiek Zuid Wind Farm Zone (NWWFZ) in the Netherlands. The contract, with a value of around EUR 1.5 million (excluding VAT), was awarded following a tender issued in […]

  • 13 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The last wind turbine has been installed at the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm offshore the Netherlands, the largest offshore wind farm in operation. Over the next couple of months, the turbines will be commissioned and tested, and Hollandse Kust Zuid is expected to be inaugurated later this year, Vattenfall, the developer of […]

  • 22 June 2023

    Cadeler has purchased the latest-generation Liebherr Ram Luffing Offshore Crane for its O-class wind farm installation vessel (WFIV) Wind Osprey. The acquisition is part of the company’s upgrade initiatives through which by early 2024, its O-class vessels will be ready to support the next generation of wind turbines. According to Liebherr, its RL 2600 deck […]

  • 28 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Rotterdam, together with Rotterdam Port Promotion Council (RPPC), has signed an agreement with Navingo BV on taking part in Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2023 (OEEC 2023) this November in Amsterdam. With OEEC’s aim being connecting the entire offshore energy sector through the work its different industries are doing in energy transition, Port […]

  • 5 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the last batch of wind turbines is now underway at the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Netherlands after the vessel Wind Osprey picked up the components in Rotterdam last week. This weekend, Vattenfall said via social media that the components for the last turbines were being loaded onto Cadeler’s […]

  • 5 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    On 2 June, BlueFloat Energy announced that the company had secured contracts for four (floating) offshore wind project sites in the Philippines and thus entry into the country’s offshore wind market. These are Wind Energy Service Contracts (WESCs), or Offshore Wind (OSW) Service Contracts (SCs), that are being awarded by the Philippines’ Department of Energy, which reported in April […]

  • 5 June 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend; RVO) has invited tenders for integrated ground models (IGMs) and geotechnical interpretative reports for the Nederwiek Noord and Hollandse Kust West VIII offshore wind farm zones. The work will help inform the preliminary foundation design and the deliverables will be made available to bidders in the project development tenders. […]

  • 1 July 2021
    Grid Connection

    Vos Prodect Innovations (VPI) has secured a contract with Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) to supply cable hang-off systems for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. Under the contract, VPI will engineer and deliver the low, 250-milimetre high, version of its cable hang-off system. The delivery will start this year. According to the company, this version enables […]

  • 25 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has completed the transport of the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta substation topside from Dubai to Rotterdam using its semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Mighty Servant 3. The HKZ Beta topside is scheduled to be installed in the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone in the Dutch North Sea in the coming days. According to […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has signed final contracts with Prysmian Powerlink S.r.l. and B.V. Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) for the manufacturing and supply of the inter-array cable systems for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 offshore wind farm. The inter-array cable systems will connect approximately 140 Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbines with two offshore high voltage stations in the […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has revealed the main component suppliers and contractors for the 760MW Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 and 4 wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Similarly to Hollandse Kust (zuid) 1 and 2, also being developed by Vattenfall, the Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 and 4 will feature Siemens Gamesa 10MW wind turbines, […]

  • 31 January 2022
    Authorities, Vessels

    A rudderless cargo ship is drifting around the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea following a collision with an oil and chemicals tanker in heavy seas in the anchorage area near IJmuiden on Monday, 31 January, the Dutch Coastguard said. In one of its most recent updates on the incident, […]

  • 24 May 2021
    Grid Connection

    Petrofac has completed the load out and sail away of the jacket foundation for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta platfrom. “Well done to everyone involved. The jacket is now heading to its final destination in the North Sea, where it will then be lifted and positioned in a water depth of approximately 21 metres […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has made the final investment decision for the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 wind farm project in the Dutch North Sea. The 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid will be the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and in the world once fully operational in 2023. Vattenfall was awarded the contract to build Hollandse […]