Search results for: Princess Elisabeth

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  • 26 October 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Energy Islands, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Supply Chain

    3E, a Belgium-based technology and SaaS company for the wind, solar and energy storage industries, has been awarded a contract for a strike price study for the offshore wind tender(s) in the Princess Elisabeth zone. Under the contract signed on 20 October, 3E will analyse both the maximum strike price and the strike price range […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Authorities, Cables, Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Transition

    Belgian transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has secured the environmental permit for the construction of Princess Elisabeth Island, the world’s first artificial energy island. A consortium comprising Belgian marine construction companies. DEME and Jan De Nul, has already started preparing the site where it will build the caissons, or concrete foundations, in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. […]

  • 13 November 2023
    Business development, Energy Islands, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Research & Development

    Belgian transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has developed seven measures to boost biodiversity around Princess Elisabeth Island, the world’s first artificial energy island. The artificial Princess Elisabeth Island will be an energy hub 45 kilometres off the Belgian coast connecting new wind farms and additional interconnections, to the UK and Denmark, to Belgium’s onshore power […]

  • 30 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Energy and marine consultancy ABL has been awarded a contract to provide marine warranty survey (MWS) services for the offshore transportation and installation (T&I) operations relating to the Modular Offshore Grid 2 (MOG2) energy island project in the Belgian sector of the North Sea. ABL’s scope of work includes the review of all procedural documentation, vessel inspections to assess the suitability […]

  • 26 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Vindkraft Värmland and Njordr, the Nordic developer, have sold 100 per cent of the shares in the joint company, Njordr Offshore Wind (NOW), to Statkraft. NOW holds a pre-permit portfolio of nine offshore wind projects in the Swedish economic zone with a total potential for up to 21 GW of installed capacity. The portfolio includes […]

  • 17 May 2023
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Belgian electricity transmission system operator (TSO) Elia and Port of Ostend have signed a concession agreement that covers the construction of a service centre for the TSO’s offshore activities. The agreement marks the first step in the construction of a new multi-purpose building at the heart of the Port of Ostend. The site on which the […]

  • 30 October 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has finalised four new wind energy areas (WEAS) in the Gulf of Mexico that could support offshore wind projects with the potential to produce enough renewable energy to power more than three million homes. The four WEAs include Option J, 495,567 acres located approximately 47.2 miles off […]

  • 7 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    EDF Renewables, Jan De Nul Group, and Luminus have partnered up to bid for a commercial-scale offshore wind tender for the first phase of the Princess Elisabeth Zone in Belgium. The Princess Elisabeth Zone is an area identified by the Belgian federal government to increase the country’s local renewable electricity production by up to 3.5 […]

  • 6 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    TM Edison, a joint venture between Jan De Nul and DEME that was just awarded the tender to build the world’s first artificial energy island in Belgium, has contracted Norwegian company BOA for the launching of 23 concrete caisson foundations for the energy island. For the work, BOA will provide the semi-submersible Boa Barge 33, […]

  • 2 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Infrastructure

    Belgian offshore construction companies Jan De Nul and DEME, through their consortium TM EDISON, have won the tender for the construction of the Princess Elisabeth Island in their home country, which will be the first artificial energy island in the world. The artificial island, which will be built some 45 kilometres off the Belgian coast […]

  • 24 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia is in the market for two (High Voltage Direct Current) HVDC converter stations and the associated maintenance. The tender covers a detailed design, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, transport, installation, construction, testing, commissioning, and maintenance of two HVDC converter stations with a DC voltage level of +-525kV. One HVDC converter station will […]

  • 18 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia has issued a contract notice seeking the delivery of four HVAC substation modules for the Modular Offshore Grid 2 (MOG2) energy island project in the North Sea. The MOG2 project aims at developing new offshore grid infrastructure to connect new wind farms in the up to 3.5 GW Princess Elisabeth […]

  • 31 August 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgium’s Federal Public Service Economy, SMEs, Middle Classes, and Energy has issued a contract notice seeking theoretical geological studies for the Princess Elisabeth offshore wind zone. Interested parties have until 27 September to respond to this contract notice. Belgium’s first offshore wind zone was fully constructed with the commissioning of the Northwester II and the […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    A project, funded by the European Union and the industry, that will help define the future interoperability standards of the multi-terminal high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grids in offshore electricity has been launched in Lyon, France. The project “Enabling interoperability of multi-vendor HVDC grids” (InterOPERA), funded by the EU programme for research and innovation, unites more […]

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

    Belgium plans to increase the capacity to be offered at the upcoming tenders for the Princess Elisabeth offshore wind zone from the initially planned 2.25 GW to between 3.15 GW and 3.5 GW. The wind farms will be connected to the mainland via an energy island. The proposal, submitted by Vincent Van Quickenborne, Belgium’s Deputy […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Belgian Federal Government and Elia Transmission Belgium (Elia) have signed an agreement on a EUR 99.7 million grant that Elia will use to build the foundations for the Princess Elisabeth Island, deemed a key link for unlocking offshore wind potential in the Belgian North Sea. The grant is part of the financial support offered […]

  • 27 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia has issued a contract notice covering the delivery of a submarine cable system for the Modular Offshore Grid II (MOG II) grid connection system in the North Sea. The MOG II project includes the construction of a new offshore grid infrastructure to connect new wind farms in the up to […]

  • 3 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Belgian transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has presented draft plans for what the company says ”will be the world’s first artificial energy island.” The Princess Elisabeth Island will be located almost 45 kilometres off the Belgian coast and will serve as the link between the offshore wind farms in the country’s second offshore wind zone, […]

  • 11 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has issued an invitation to tender for a marine warranty surveyor for the maintenance activities on the energy island of the Modular Offshore Grid II (MOG II) project in the North Sea. From next year, an EPCI contractor will be responsible for the detailed design and the construction of the […]

  • 21 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Belgium-based offshore wind developer Otary has revealed plans to submit a bid in the upcoming tender in the country. In preparation to participate in the tender, the company is now looking for value propositions in multiple project areas to boost its proposal. In October last year, Belgium’s Council of Ministers approved a proposal to increase […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind farms generated 6.7 TWh of electricity in 2020, which represented 8.4 per cent of total electricity consumption in Belgium, or the electricity consumption of around 1.9 million families. Eight offshore wind farms are currently operational in the Belgian North Sea, with a total installed capacity of almost 2.3 GW. This includes Northwester […]

  • 20 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind farm was officially inaugurated at an event in the Hippodrome in Ostend, Belgium, on Wednesday, 20 October 2021. SeaMade NV, a joint venture between Otary, Ocean Winds, and Eneco, is responsible for the simultaneous development of both the Mermaid and Seastar offshore wind farms, resulting in the largest wind […]

  • 6 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The 399 wind turbines spread over nine zones in the Belgian North Sea produced approximately 6.77 TWh of electricity in 2021, a 0.6 per cent increase compared to 6.73 TWh of electricity generated in 2020. This corresponds to the annual electricity demand of almost two million households, or eight per cent of the total electricity […]

  • 22 February 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Department of the Interior has proposed the first-ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico. The Proposed Sale Notice (PSN) includes a 102,480-acre area offshore Lake Charles, Louisiana, and two areas offshore Galveston, Texas, one comprising 102,480 acres and the other comprising 96,786 acres. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Mantsbrite Limited, one of the UK’s leading distributors of electronic marine navigation and communication products, has won the contract to fit out the next Tidal Transit offshore wind farm personnel transfer vessel ‘Tia Elizabeth’. All the navigation and communication equipment for the first two vessels in the Tidal Transit fleet – ‘Ginny Louise’ and ‘Eden […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    On 10th December 2013, Tidal Transit celebrated the completion of 20,000 safe passenger transfers from its three personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) to wind turbines situated in the North Sea. Announcing this achievement, Tidal Transit Commercial Director Leo Hambro said: “I suspect that very few people realise the scale of offshore wind farm operations that now […]