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  • 9 July 2019
    R&D

    The North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) is technically and economically feasible, according to the consortium proposing to develop the project. The announcement comes as the consortium gathered the results of the project assessment phase which included analyzing the possibility and conditions required to build one or several wind power hubs in the North Sea. […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch energy infrastructure company Gasunie has issued a tender seeking consultancy services for the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) program. Under the 18-month contract, the selected company will be in charge of providing consultancy services with regards to offshore hub design, connection configurations, roll-out pathways, as well as system integration challenges. The first study needs […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Representatives of Dutch, Danish and German transmission system operators will sign an agreement to develop the North Sea Wind Power Hub during the first meeting of the North Seas Energy Forum held in Brussels today.

  • 5 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Total quality assurance provider Intertek has been commissioned by the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) programme to undertake a UK permitting and planning study. Consortium partners behind the NSWPH programme, TenneT Netherlands, TenneT Germany, Energinet, Gasunie, and Port of Rotterdam, have joined together to develop a large-scale European energy system for offshore wind in […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Navigant Netherlands has secured a contract to provide assistance in structured discussions with policymakers to realize the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH). The Dutch company will provide support services to assist in structuring, initiation, and management of structured discussions with policymakers to realize the first hub-and-spoke project in the early 2030s. The overall goal […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima have reviewed the concept and plans for the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) as part of the German-Dutch trade delegation meeting. At the meeting, held on 6 March in Bremerhaven, TenneT CEO Manon van Beek presented the vision and current plans for the hub based on an interactive virtual model. […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam has joined the North Sea Wind Power Hub Consortium, which has thus far comprised TenneT TSO B.V. and Gasunie from the Netherlands, Energinet from Denmark, and TenneT TSO GmbH from Germany.

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Dutch energy infrastructure company Gasunie has joined a consortium of TenneT Netherlands, TenneT Germany and Denmark’s Energinet formed to develop the North Sea Wind Power Hub.

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    First calculations show that cost-reduction of up to 30% could be achieved by the North Sea countries cooperating on offshore wind roll-out in comparison to each country connecting its own wind farms, according to Lars Barfoed, Board Chairman at Energinet.

  • 13 June 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    International energy company innogy and Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT have signed a Letter of Intent to jointly investigate the opportunities and challenges of offshore wind cross-border interconnectors across a North Sea Wind Power Hub system. Sea.

  • 17 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Three Offshore Wind Projects Secure Contracts for Difference as Strike Prices Go Down The UK government has awarded three offshore wind projects with Contracts for Difference (CfD) in the second round of auctions with strike prices going as low as GBP 57.50/MWh for projects scheduled for commissioning in 2022/23. North Sea Wind Power Hub Consortium […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) consortium is seeking assistance in structured discussions with policymakers to realise the first large scale European electricity system for offshore wind. TenneT Netherlands, TenneT Germany, Energinet, Gasunie, and the Port of Rotterdam joined forces to develop a ”hub-and-spoke” concept, where offshore wind farms will connect to one or […]

  • 28 October 2019

    The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is developing digital solutions for controlling long-distance power flows in order to avoid blackouts and failure at energy hubs in the North Sea. The multiDC project focuses on developing intelligent digital solutions for controlling long-distance power flows to avoid blackouts and severe failure and looks into how to design the power […]

  • 12 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Artificial North Sea Island Plan Moves Ahead TenneT Netherlands, Energinet.dk and TenneT Germany will sign a trilateral agreement on developing the North Sea Wind Power Hub project during the North Seas Energy Forum in Brussels on 23 March, in the presence of Maroš Šefčovič, European Commissioner for Energy Union. Nordsee One Turbines Taking Shape (Gallery) […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    German offshore wind farms delivered 11.64 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity to the grid in the first half of 2019, a 28.8% increase compared to the same period last year when the wind farms delivered 9.04TWh of electricity. The wind energy transmitted from the North Sea to land by the transmission grid operator TenneT rose to […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    TenneT Netherlands, Energinet.dk and TenneT Germany will sign a trilateral agreement on developing the North Sea Wind Power Hub project during the North Seas Energy Forum in Brussels on 23 March, in the presence of Maroš Šefčovič, European Commissioner for Energy Union.

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    TenneT CEO and Chairman of the Board of Management, Mel Kroon, will resign in the second half of 2018. TenneT’s Supervisory Board has already started the search for his successor, while Kroon will continue to fulfil his role until this process is completed.

  • 1 January 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The Offshore WIND editorial staff brings the most read news in 2017 chosen by you, our readers. From new technologies in the offshore wind industry to the development of subsidy-free bids, 2017 has shown us that the sector is developing faster than anyone had anticipated.

  • 2 January 2018

    The Offshore WIND editorial team brings you a list of what, in our opinion, were the most significant developments in the offshore wind industry in 2017. Germany Accepts First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Auction Bid Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur has selected three offshore wind projects by DONG Energy and one project by EnBW in the first auction for […]

  • 12 December 2017
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has sent off the last set of GE Haliade 6MW nacelles for this year to Merkur offshore wind farm’s logistical operations hub in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

  • 13 May 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Craig Loughlin of the Marine Management Organisation’s (MMO) offshore marine licensing team discusses their recent approval of a wave energy development off the north coast of Cornwall: Our team’s work includes regulation of development in the seas around England. In terms of offshore projects this includes determining applications for renewable energy developments, including the construction […]

  • 3 July 2012
    R&D

    Last week construction started on the first turbine at the Wagenborg Stevedoring premises. A huge crawler crane (type LR13000) with power boom took care of spectacular lifting work and could be seen from afar. When the construction of the first windmill is finished, the crane will be (partially assembled) moved  to the location of the […]

  • 11 November 2013

    Norderhof wind farm in the town of Galmsbüll in the North Frisia region on the German North Sea coast will be extended with six additional wind turbines, Siemens announced. Siemens’ wind turbines will be erected in late summer of 2014, and will raise the generating capacity of this onshore wind power plant to 37.7 megawatts […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian power company Northland Power Inc. has opened an offshore wind operations hub in Germany.

  • 27 September 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    German renewables specialists 8.2 Consulting AG was contracted to assess the performance of Siemens Wind Power during the assembly of the 150 Siemens 4MW turbines built for the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm in the Dutch part of the North Sea. The assessment focused on timeliness for assembly of hubs, nacelles and blades in the different factories. Furthermore the […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    All 32 turbine foundations for the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm have been installed at the construction site some 45 kilometers north of the island of Borkum in the German North Sea. “We are right on schedule with the construction of the offshore wind farm. We were able to compensate for the […]