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  • 1 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Google has signed corporate power purchase agreements (CPPAs) with Shell and Eneco for 478 MW of energy capacity at two offshore wind farms the partners jointly own in the Netherlands: Hollandse Kust Noord and Hollandse Kust West VI. Together with the existing power purchase agreements Google previously signed in the Netherlands, the two offshore wind […]

  • 20 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Green Hydrogen, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm, built by CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, went into operation on 20 December. After final commissioning, the offshore wind farm will add 759 MW of generation capacity to the Dutch electricity grid and achieve the 4.5 GW offshore wind target the Netherlands set for 2023, […]

  • 12 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, has received a Project Certificate from the UK-headquartered Lloyd’s Register (LR) for the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. LR was invited to provide an independent assessment of the project in accordance with the IECRE operational document (OD) for Wind Farm Project […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Ecowende and Sif Holding will collaborate on the construction of Ecowende’s offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust West site VI, located about 53 kilometres off the Dutch coast, near IJmuiden. The collaboration for this project between the offshore wind farm developer, a joint venture of Shell and Eneco, and Sif Holding dates to February 2023 when […]

  • 29 January 2024
    Business development, Grid Connection, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Offshore wind farms in the German and Dutch North Sea generated over 30 TWh of renewable power, according to the German-Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT. The TSO transmitted around 19.24 TWh of wind energy from the German North Sea to land in 2023 and another 11.54 TWh entered the Netherlands, which is an increase […]

  • 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.  

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    Ecowende, a joint venture of Shell and Eneco, has awarded Van Oord a contract for the construction of the 760 MW Hollandse Kust West VI offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. As Ecowende’s contractor, Van Oord will be responsible for transporting and installing the foundations and will also lay, connect, and bury the cables between […]

  • 14 May 2024
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s new offshore installation vessel Boreas has been launched at the Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore shipyard in China. Van Oord ordered a self-elevating offshore installation vessel at the Yantai CIMC Raffles shipyard in October 2021. The first steel for Boreas was cut in July 2022 while the keel-laying ceremony was held at the end […]

  • 12 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ecowende, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, and the Dutch company GBM Works have signed a contract for deploying GBM’s noise reduction technology for the installation of three monopiles at the offshore wind farm Ecowende will build at Hollandse Kust West (HKW) Site VI in the Netherlands. GBM has developed an installation method called […]

  • 8 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch utility company, Eneco, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Albert Heijn to supply the company with power from the 760 MW Ecowende offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The 15-year PPA will help the supermarket chain Albert Heijn meet half of its power needs from 2027, according to Eneco. The […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    66 out of 69 wind turbines have been installed at the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm will feature 69 Siemens Gamesa’s SG 11.0-200 DD wind turbines. The first unit was installed in April this year by the jack-up Seajacks Scylla. […]

  • 23 October 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting

    The Netherlands will reach, and exceed, the target set in its Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2023 by the end of this year. The country’s first offshore wind roadmap, created following the Dutch Energy Agreement signed ten years ago, sets a goal of 4.5 GW of installed capacity by the end of 2023 – and the […]

  • 15 February 2024
    Business development, Environment, R&D, Research & Development

    Ecowende has teamed up with Robin Radar Systems, MIDO, and DHI to implement a framework for bird and bat monitoring at its offshore wind farms.    The technologies, which include Robin Radar’s MAX bird and bat radar systems, DHI’s sensor integration and artificial intelligence (AI) species recognition solution MUSE, and MIDO’s power-generating floating platform FLORA […]

  • 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), […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Environment, Fixed-Bottom, Innovation, Project Updates

    Ecowende, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, has partnered with Waardenburg Ecology, the largest ecological consultancy firm in the Netherlands, to develop a comprehensive ecological programme for the offshore wind farm the joint venture will build at the Hollandse Kust (west) Wind Farm Site VI. The developer and the consultancy are developing the programme […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Infrastructure, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Van Oord and Ecowende, a joint venture of Shell and Eneco, have agreed to collaborate on the construction of the Hollandse Kust West VI offshore wind farm, with the contract(s) for the work to be signed later this year. This will be the most ecological wind farm yet, said Van Oord, whose contract(s) will include […]

  • 21 July 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has completed installing and burying inter-array cables at CrossWind’s Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Van Oord’s cable-laying vessel Nexus and trencher Dig-It, a remotely-operated vehicle operated from Subsea Viking, have installed a web of 69 inter-array cables measuring 140 kilometres in total. The offshore wind farm is […]

  • 14 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    CrossWind has awarded Rosetti Marino an Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation and Commissioning (EPCIC) contract for an offshore green hydrogen production and storage plant, located within CrossWind’s Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Rosetti Marino said that the pilot plant, called the Baseload Power Hub and fully integrated into an offshore wind […]

  • 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 […]