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  • 4 February 2021
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT has opened a tender procedure for a geotechnical soil investigation at the 4 GW IJmuiden Ver offshore wind site. TenneT seeks geotechnical information on two, optionally three, platform locations at IJmuiden Ver which are suitable to progress the design and installation requirements for offshore high voltage substations. The geotechnical soil […]

  • 19 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT has launched a new tender for geotechnical soil investigation at the IJmuiden Ver (IJV) offshore wind area, looking for the work to be carried out at three locations that will house offshore transformer stations. In February, the TSO invited bids for geotechnical soil investigation for IJmuiden Ver Alpha and […]

  • 22 April 2021
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate and the transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT have opened consultation on the IJmuiden Ver Gamma 2 GW offshore wind connection project, the third offshore grid in the wind farm zone along with IJmuiden Ver Alpha and Beta. Local residents, companies and other parties have until 21 May […]

  • 7 July 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has issued an invitation to tender seeking experts to support RVO in managing offshore wind farm site studies for the 4 GW IJmuiden Ver zone. The tender is divided into two lots. Lot 1 will cover expert support on soil investigations, and Lot 2 expert support on wind and water […]

  • 3 June 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    The Netherlands is studying eight new areas off its coast as potential locations where offshore wind farms would be built after 2030. All but one of the eight search zones is expected to have a lower Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE) compared to the IJmuiden Ver Wind Farm Zone. According to a preliminary study published […]

  • 24 June 2021

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) plans to issue an invitation to tender seeking experts to support RVO in managing offshore wind farm site studies. The tender is divided into three lots. Lot 1 will cover expert support on soil investigations, Lot 2 expert support on wind and water investigations, and Lot 3 client offshore representatives […]

  • 28 January 2021

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( and Fugro are taking steps to make seabed research at the IJmuiden Ver offshore wind farm zone more sustainable. According to the parties, Fugro’s research vessel Despina will blend biofuels with existing fuel during the survey work and thus save approximately 400 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Despina is in charge of […]

  • 7 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has launched a qualification system for construction work on 2 GW high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore platforms. The scope of this qualification system covers the Dutch offshore platforms, topsides and jackets, including auxiliary systems, together with the HVDC converter systems for the platform and the land station, and optional maintenance. […]

  • 16 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has opened a qualification period for a tender for 525 kV DC cable supply and installation on the 2 GW offshore grid projects in the Netherlands. The first upcoming cable supply and installation tender for the 2 GW offshore grid projects is expected to be launched later this year, in Q3/Q4. The scope of […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    CORRECTION NOTE: The article has been updated to say that the tenders to be launched in March will be for offshore grid connections in the Netherlands. Tenders for 2 GW offshore grids in Germany will follow later. TenneT will launch tenders for at least two new offshore grid connections in the Netherlands in March – […]

  • 15 March 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has selected DHSS’s offshore logistics terminal in Port of IJmuiden as the marshalling, storage, and logistics facility for the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone. This logistics hub of DHSS will be used during the commissioning phase for Siemens Gamesa 140 SG 11.0-200 DD wind turbines which will be installed at […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has won three geotechnical investigation contracts for the 4 GW IJmuiden Ver wind farm zone in the Dutch North Sea. The contracts include seabed investigation, an extensive laboratory testing program, and the development of an integrated ground model. The fieldwork, which comprises seabed cone penetration tests (CPTs), thermal conductivity tests, vibrocores and boreholes, will […]

  • 2 June 2021

    Deutsche Windtechnik has signed service agreements for four offshore wind farms in the Netherlands during the first quarter of this year. The four new contracts are for inspection and maintenance of the Balance of Plant (BoP) at the Gemini, Prinses Amaliawindpark, Eneco Luchterduinen, and the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farms. The scope for Deutsche […]

  • 19 May 2021
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Dutch companies Eneco, CertiQ, and FlexiDAO will for the first time be carrying out tests with time-based green electricity in the Netherlands. The pilot project involves a digital link between the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm and an electrode boiler connected to The Hague’s Ypenburg district heating network. The production and the consumption of green […]

  • 8 April 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    NoordzeeWind has selected Vestas and Dutch-German OutSmart to operate and maintain the Egmond aan Zee wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Egmond aan Zee is the Netherlands’ first offshore wind farm, consisting of 36 Vestas V90-3.0 MW wind turbines located ten to eighteen kilometers off the Dutch coast. Originally built as a demonstration project […]

  • 15 December 2020

    Report reveals North Holland’s excellent position for support of wind projects In a boost to renewable energy production, a spate of offshore wind farms, with 8.3 GW total capacity, is scheduled for construction in the northern part of the Dutch North Sea in the coming decade. The wind farms are Hollandse Kust (zuid), Hollandse Kust […]

  • 25 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The number of people working in the rapidly expanding offshore wind industry in the UK is projected to increase to 69,848 by 2026, with the private sector expected to invest GBP 60.8 billion (approx. EUR 70.5 billion) in developing, constructing and operating offshore wind farms over the next five years. There are 26,000 people currently […]

  • 4 May 2021
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind project, will use what the developers say is ”a revolutionary platform design, unveiling the world’s first unmanned High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore substation.” When complete in 2026, the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank wind farm will become the biggest in the world, able to produce enough […]

  • 12 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company RWE has taken over an additional 20 per cent stake in the Rampion wind farm off the UK from E.ON. Following the closing of the transaction in the first half of 2021, RWE will control a 50.1 per cent stake in the 400 MW wind farm off Sussex. Confidentiality has been agreed […]

  • 8 June 2021

    Cemre Shipyard has delivered Groenewind, DEME’s first-ever service operations vessel (SOV), to its owner. “DEME’s first dedicated and world’s first SWATH type service operation vessel Groenewind that will serve 3 different windfarm sites is delivered to her client”, the Turkish shipbuilder said via social media on 6 June. Groenewind (green wind) features a Small Waterplane Area […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vestas has commissioned its first-ever intertidal wind turbine at Bac Phuong JSC’s wind farm in Vietnam. Last year, Vestas won a contract to supply 13 V150-4.2 MW turbines for the second phase of Bac Phuong JSC’s Dong Hai 1 intertidal wind project. The order follows the company’s first contract with the project developer from 2019, […]

  • 5 March 2021

    Diverse Marine has handed over the new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Iceni Valour to Turner Iceni. According to designer Walker Marine Design, the vessel is on its way to begin a 10-year charter on the North Welsh coast. Back in March 2020, Diverse Marine signed a contract with Turner Iceni to construct Iceni Valour at […]

  • 21 June 2021
    Business & Finance

    A German airport operator has closed a tender call looking to procure electricity produced by offshore wind turbines in the country. While the latest tender notice shows that the procedure ended without an awarded contract, a recent update from the company said that the award procedure was in progress and that the airport operator was […]

  • 8 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    Europe confirmed a record amount of EUR 26.3 billion of investments in 2020 that will finance 7.1 GW of new offshore wind farms to be built in the coming years, WindEurope said. For comparison, EUR 6.1 billion was invested in four offshore wind projects in 2019. This represents an increase of over 330 per cent […]

  • 4 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland’s FoundOcean has secured a contract to provide foundation grouting for a 100-turbine offshore wind project in Taiwan. The contract is expected to create 30 new jobs at the Livingston-based company. FoundOcean won the contract after receiving financial support from UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK government’s export credit agency. UK’s International Trade Minister, Graham […]

  • 30 July 2021

    After unveiling its dual crane wind turbine installation solution for turbines of up to 11 MW last year, Offshoretronic has now introduced vessel design for the installation of the next-generation, ultra long XXL monopiles that will support wind turbines of up to 20 MW. The vessel design involves conversion of obsolete ultra-deepwater (UDW) drillships. Offshoretronic’s Project […]