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  • 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 […]

  • 22 May 2024
    Foundations, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ crane vessel, Sleipnir, has installed the jacket foundation for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust (west Beta) offshore substation in the Netherlands. On 16 May, the jacket foundation sailed on a floating pontoon from the Port of Vlissingen to its final destination about 53 kilometres off the coast of Egmond aan Zee. The 49-metre-high structure […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    German energy company RWE has signed framework agreements with Hitachi Energy and Aibel for the joint supply of three high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems for the company’s offshore wind farms. The agreements are long-term as the secured HVDC systems are designated for offshore wind projects from RWE’s global development pipeline, which are planned to be […]

  • 15 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    The Meyer Group, which includes Neptun Werft in Warnemünde, Germany, is joining forces with the Belgian company Smulders to build offshore converter platforms at the Warnemünde site. The two companies will jointly form Neptun Smulders Offshore Renewables and Neptun Smulders Engineering, which will take over the design and manufacture of the platforms. The contemplated joint […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 December 2022
    Grid Connection

    Smulders and Equans, joined by TenneT, have cut the first steel for the topside of the Hollandse Kust West Beta offshore substation, one of the two substations that will connect the wind farms from the Hollandse Kust West area in the North Sea to the Dutch grid. The steel cutting ceremony took place at the […]

  • 13 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded the NRG consortium of Denys, Alsema and Van Vulpen with the contract to install the link between the offshore cables for the wind farm Hollandse Kust (west Beta) and the transformer station in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. NRG will install 2.5 kilometres of high voltage underground cables from Velsen beach. This […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has invited applications to qualify for a tender that will be launched in February 2021, when the Dutch transmission system operator will seek a subsea cable supplier for the Hollandse Kust West Beta platform. The scope of the contract will include the design, engineering, production, delivery, and installation of 220 kV AC sea cables […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has opened market consultation on subsea cabling for the projects Hollandse Kust (west) Beta and Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden.

  • 26 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO B.V. has awarded Next Geosolutions with a contract to carry out cable route surveys on three wind zones in the Dutch North Sea. The transmission system operator has also signed a backup agreement with Fugro for the work. Under the agreement, Next Geosolutions will carry out cable route surveys on the 700 MW […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    TenneT TSO is planning to issue two tenders in September regarding surveys for three offshore wind zones in the Netherlands. TenneT will be seeking a party to carry out non-UXO offshore and nearshore route survey activities at the Hollandse Kust (West Beta), Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden and IJmuiden Ver wind farm zones. In the second tender, the transmission operator will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO has issued a tender seeking a certifying authority for the Hollandse Kust Noord, Hollandse Kust West Alpha and Hollandse Kust West Beta platforms. The tender concerns the certification of the three platforms, each comprising a 700MW AC offshore substation, primary for the execution phase of the project. TenneT said it has, in-house, developed a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]