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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore grid operator TenneT has selected the Van Oord-Hellenic Cables consortium to connect the Hollandse Kust (South) Alpha and Beta offshore platforms to the Dutch onshore grid.

  • 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 […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded RPS Energy Ltd with a contract to provide unexploded ordnance (UXO) consultancy services covering zones in the Dutch North Sea identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. The tender covers six offshore wind zones, the 700MW Hollandse Kust Noord, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Beta, […]

  • 1 June 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Hollandse Kust Noord platform has been taken over by the Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT. After a successful project engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and offshore hook-up, the Hollandse Kust Noord platform take-over is now official by signing off the Taking-Over certificate. In March 2020, TenneT awarded the joint venture Equans-Smulders the contract to […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. has issued a tender seeking unexploded ordnance (UXO) consultancy services covering zones in the Dutch North Sea identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. As the designated offshore grid operator for the future wind farms, TenneT is responsible for the engineering, procurement, installation, construction, and operation of the […]

  • 20 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm has produced its first green power and delivered it via TenneT’s offshore grid to the Dutch mainland. “We often talk about milestones along a project’s journey, and CrossWind has had a number to date, but to have the wind turbines generating green electricity safely and successfully […]

  • 21 February 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore transformer station topside for the grid connection of the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project has set sail from the Drydocks World Dubai’s fabrication facility in the United Arab Emirates. In charge of the weighing, transport and load-out of the 700 MW, 3,950-tonne Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta topside is the […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. has issued a tender for offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, identification and clearance at the zones identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. The tender covers the 700MW Hollandse Kust Noord, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Beta, the 700MW Ten noorden […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Van Oord-Cablel Hellenic Cables consortium has awarded First Subsea with a contract to supply a cable protection system (CPS) for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) export cables, and a cross over protection for TenneT’s Net op zee Hollandse Kust (zuid). Under the contract, First Subsea will engineer, test, and supply a CPS for the protection of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The topside of the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta offshore substation has been installed on its jacket foundation in the Dutch North Sea, TenneT said. The HKZ Beta topside was loaded from the transport vessel onto Allseas’ platform installation vessel Pioneering Spirit in the Alexiahaven. The Pioneering Spirit then sailed to the installation site and, […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    TenneT TSO has issued a tender seeking non-UXO offshore route survey services covering zones in the Dutch North Sea identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. The tender covers the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Beta, the 700MW Ten noorden van de Waddeneilanden, the 2GW IJmuiden Ver Alpha, and the 2GW IJmuiden Ver Beta offshore wind farm zones. […]