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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 […]

  • 21 June 2024
    Cables, Grid Connection

    Boskalis’ cable-laying vessel Giant 7 has commenced with the installation of the second and final nearshore export cable for TenneT’s 700 MW Hollandse Kust (west Beta) project in the Netherlands. Following the successful installation of the first cable by Boskalis’ Giant 7 barge, work on the second cable is now in progress. Boskalis’ cable-laying vessel, […]

  • 8 May 2024
    Foundations, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has completed the loadout of the jacket foundation and the piles for the Hollandse Kust West Beta offshore substation in the Netherlands. On 25 April, the piles, fabricated by the Dutch company Sif, were loaded out in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. With a total weight of 900 tonnes and a length of up to 79 […]

  • 20 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the Hollandse Kust West Beta substation has left the Smulders yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, and is now being transported to the offshore wind farm site, approximately 53 kilometres off the coast of Egmond aan Zee. On 16 May, the 49-metres-high jacket left the yard in Vlissingen, after Smulders completed the […]

  • 21 May 2024
    Cables, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    The first of two export cables for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust (west Beta) offshore grid connection has been pulled underneath the dunes at Velsen, the Netherlands. In the coming days, the consortium between Boskalis and Orient Cable will bury this 220 kV AC cable into the seabed. Boskalis’ cable-laying vessel Giant 7 will be utilized for […]

  • 28 March 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Vattenfall has decided to enter a bid for the sites, Alpha and Beta, of the 4 GW IJmuiden Ver offshore wind tender in the Netherlands. Located 62 kilometres off the west coast of the Netherlands, the IJmuiden Ver Wind Farm Zone contains three sites, with IJmuiden Ver Gamma, the third site, expected to be put […]

  • 12 June 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Green Hydrogen, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The joint venture between Vattenfall and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), which has been awarded the 2 GW IJmuiden Ver Beta offshore wind area in the Netherlands, will also build a floating solar farm within the offshore project site and install a large-scale electrolyser in the Port of Rotterdam to use the electricity generated at IJmuiden […]

  • 29 April 2024
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting

    The Netherlands’ previous goal to achieve 21 GW of offshore wind capacity by the end of 2031 has been postponed by one year, now targeting achievement by 2032. On 25 April, the office of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate sent a letter to the parliament on the progress of the 2030 Offshore Wind […]

  • 14 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Green Hydrogen, Power-to-X, Technology

    System integration is what is needed for the next leap in offshore wind, however, not all technologies that can integrate with offshore wind farms have the same starting point. Floating solar still has some way to go in becoming more resilient to harsh offshore conditions. On the other hand, hydrogen is a more ready option […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch government will open the application period for the IJmuiden Ver Alpha and Beta tender on 29 February 2024 and will accept proposals until 5 p.m. on 28 March. On 3 November, the government also informed about the additional criteria that will be part of the tender requirements. In the first quarter of 2024, […]

  • 8 September 2023
    Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    The topside for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore substation has been installed at its site some 50 kilometres off the coast of Egmond aan Zee in the Netherlands, according to a social media update posted by Tim Meyerjürgens, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of TenneT. The substation topside left Equans fabrication yard in Hoboken, Belgium […]

  • 6 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    The topside for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore substation has left Equans fabrication yard in Hoboken, Belgium, and is on its way to its final destination in the Dutch North Sea. The offshore transformer platform is being constructed by a joint venture between Iemants, a subsidiary of Smulders, and Equans (formerly known as ENGIE), […]

  • 10 August 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The assembly of the substation topside for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore wind farm has been completed at Equans’ yard in Hoboken, Belgium. On 5 August, the substation topside was loaded onto the barge at the Equans BeLux – Offshore Business Unit yard in Hoboken and will soon set sail towards its final destination […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT and a joint venture of ENGIE Solutions and Iemants have signed a contract to design, engineer, produce, deliver, transport, and install the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore transformer substation. Earlier this year, the consortium had won the contract for the construction and installation of the Hollandse Kust North offshore transformer substation, with options for […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection

    The Netherlands commission for environmental assessment has issued a positive recommendation on the Environmental Impact Report of the Hollandse Kust (noord) and the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) grid connections. Pondera Consult, together with Arcadis, provided the EIR and the necessary studies. The Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm will be located about 18.5 kilometers offshore. The Hollandse […]

  • 22 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Sea and Land Project Engineering (SLPE) has been awarded a contract for the detailed design of the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore substation jacket and foundations. SLPE signed a contract earlier this year with Iemants, a subsidiary of Smulders, who, in a joint venture with ENGIE, will deliver this offshore substation as a complete turn-key […]

  • 18 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has secured a contract for the transport and installation of substations for the Hollandse Kust Noord and Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore wind farms in the Netherlands. Under the contract awarded by the joint venture ENGIE Solutions-Iemants, DEME will also supply and install scour protection for the two substations. Installation of the scour […]

  • 12 April 2022

    Smulders has announced that both parts of the jacket for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust (West Alpha) substation were upended at the Heerema yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The first part was upended last week, while the second one was upturned on 11 April. Assembly work is expected to continue with the installation of the cable deck […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and the joint venture of ENGIE Solutions and Iemants have cut the first steel for the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) offshore transformer station topside. The joint venture partners and TenneT officially kicked off the steel fabrication for the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) topside at the Smulders’ facility in Hoboken, Belgium. Smulders is the parent […]

  • 14 July 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) has loaded out the jacket foundation for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore substation in the Port of Vlissingen and the structure is now ready for transport to its final location in the Dutch North Sea. The jacket, weighing more than 2,300 tonnes, was loaded out at HFG’s yard in Vlissingen […]

  • 21 September 2021
    Grid Connection

    Waves Group Ltd has secured the contract to carry out Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) services for the installation of TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Noord and West Alpha export power cables.  The agreement will see Waves Group provide MWS services during the installation of the Hollandse Kust Noord and Hollandse Kust West Alpha export cables, with installation […]

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

    TenneT has selected the consortium of ENGIE Fabricom and Iemants to design, engineer, produce, deliver, transport, and install a 700 MW offshore substation for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm. The contract also includes the options for identical work on the Hollandse Kust West Alpha and Hollandse Kust West Beta offshore substations. The Hollandse […]

  • 5 March 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    BAM Infra Nederland has started constructing the onshore transformer station in Beverwijk which will connect the Hollandse Kust (north) and the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) wind farms to the Dutch grid. The contract was awarded to the the Civil Division of BAM Infra Nederland by the Dutch transmission system operator TenneT. The construction started on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded a consortium between Boskalis and Orient Cable (NBO) a contract for the Hollandse Kust West Beta export cable, which will connect the 700 MW offshore platform to TenneT’s onshore grid in the Netherlands. The contract scope comprises the supply and installation of two 65-kilometre-long 220kV export cables and a 9-kilometre-long 66 kV […]