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  • 15 November 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Transmission system operator TenneT plans to cover a portion of the costs needed to develop a submarine cable system for the two 2GW IJmuiiden Ver offshore grid connection systems. A submarine cable system operating at a voltage level 525 kV DC, using extruded insulation types is needed for these two connection systems. Currently, a submarine […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The Netherlands could have its first multifunctional energy island ready by 2025, Ernst van Zuijlen, Project Director at Offshore Service Facilities, said at the Offshore WIND Conference in Amsterdam.

  • 5 March 2017

    GeoSea to Build Large Offshore Wind Farms with New Next-Gen Vessel As of 2019, GeoSea will use a next generation vessel – named Orion – for the construction of the large offshore wind farms, after its mother company DEME placed an order for the 216.5m DP3 installation vessel with COSCO shipyard in China. TenneT Consulting […]

  • 10 June 2016

    TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Numerous wind farms can be connected to the artificial island – a total capacity of over 30 GW can be connected on an island of roughly 6 km² – from […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( is set to issue a tender in October for geotechnical investigation at the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm zone. will seek a company to carry out geotechnical soil investigations at the 700MW zone also known as Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden (TNW). The agency estimates that the tender […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Opens Door to More Offshore Wind by 2023 The House of Representatives of the Netherlands has voted in favour of carrying out further research to determine if new offshore wind zones can be added to increase the country’s target of having a total of 4.45GW of offshore wind generation capacity commissioned by 2023. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( is planning to issue a tender in March for geophysical investigation at the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm zone. The awarded company will be responsible for carrying out the surveys in the months of July, August and/or September at the 700MW zone also known as Ten Noorden […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) are inviting the public to provide comments on the infrastructure for connecting the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind project to the grid. The parties said that by gathering feedback on the 700MW Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden (TNW) project now, most promising routes are included in […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The low winning bids for the Borssele offshore wind farms in the most recent tender rounds in the Netherlands were partly due to the fact that ”wind farm developers have the security of having TenneT as the designated offshore grid operator”, the transmission systems operator said.

  • 10 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) has won a contract to develop an integrated ground model as part of a tender for geotechnical soil investigations at the Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind farm zone in the Dutch North Sea. The contract is valued at around EUR 300,000. As previously reported, under the same tender, the […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( has issued a tender for geotechnical and ground model work at the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm zone. The tender comprises two lots in which two companies will be selected to respectively carry out a geotechnical survey and develop an integrated ground model at the 700MW zone also […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO B.V. and Iv-Offshore & Energy B.V. have signed a contract for the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of the first 525kV offshore grid connection. The FEED is part of the development of a new standard design for two 2GW network connections to the IJmuiden Ver wind farms. The two High Voltage Direct […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    BLIX Consultancy and Pondera Consult have carried out a study on the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCoE) of future offshore wind farm sites in the Netherlands.

  • 3 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency has awarded MMT with a contract to perform a geophysical soil investigation of the Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind farm zone. Project preparations are currently underway, with the fieldwork planned to be performed in July and August from MMT’s survey vessel Franklin. The geophysical survey comprises the collection of high-resolution bathymetry […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The House of Representatives of the Netherlands has voted in favour of carrying out further research to determine if new offshore wind farms can be added to increase the country’s target of having a total of 4.45GW of offshore wind generation capacity commissioned by 2023.

  • 20 April 2020
    Grid Connection, R&D

    TenneT has contracted eight cable suppliers to develop and test a 525 kV HVDC subsea cable system. The offshore grid operator plans to have the new cable system certified in spring 2022.

  • 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.

  • 13 June 2018
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Vattenfall and TenneT have joined forces to assess the technical feasibility, regulatory challenges and the benefits of running an interconnector between a substation in the designated offshore wind area IJmuiden Ver in Dutch waters to one of Vattenfall’s substations in UK waters.

  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has released an additional call for tenders, related to the recently announced seabed soil investigation at the country’s areas identified as offshore wind sites. The Ministry issued a European tender for a Representative of the Dutch State during soil investigations in the North Sea, aboard the vessels or site of contractors […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    The Dutch government has presented the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030, setting out plans for the development of additional 7GW of offshore wind capacity in the 2024-2030 period.

  • 12 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has called for the optimisation of the German offshore wind grid through an additional capacity auction and through linking future wind farms in the western German North Sea to the Dutch grid.

  • 12 December 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State has approved the Wind Farm Site Decisions (WFSD) for zones I and II of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind project.

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch government did not just single-handedly decide to go forward with zero-subsidy tenders, serious developers tell and show it is possible, and as long as this is the case the government will not provide unnecessary subsidies or other forms of market protection, Ruud de Bruijne from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( said in an interview with Offshore WIND.

  • 10 November 2015
    Grid Connection

    The central theme of the sixth annual Offshore WIND Conference held last month in Amsterdam was “Building an industry without borders.” According to a study published by the European Commission titled “Study of the benefits of a meshed offshore grid in Northern Seas region,” a meshed offshore grid would cut costs by between EUR 30 […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch government has designated two additional strips of sea area for offshore wind infrastructure to allow for the realisation of offshore wind projects at Hollandse Kust Zuid (1,400MW) and Hollandse Kust Noord (700MW). The aim of this move is to cut the offshore wind cost by enabling construction closer to the coast. Namely, the newly designated […]