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  • 14 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Northwester 2 offshore wind farm is fully operational, with all 23 MHI Vestas 9.5 MW turbines supplying power to the Belgian grid. Northwester 2 is the first to use the V164-9.5 MW turbines, the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date, which now supply green energy via Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG). […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 252 MW Seastar offshore wind farm in Belgium has been connected to Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG). Seastar is part of the 487 MW SeaMade project which comprises 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines. The connection of the wind farm marks the completion of the MOG located 40km off Belgium’s coast. The switching platform […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been chosen as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the Seastar and the Mermaid offshore wind projects in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 30 November 2018
    Vessels

    DEME Group’s new cable laying and multipurpose vessel Living Stone has started her first offshore wind assignment on the Hornsea Project One wind farm off the North Sea coast of the UK.

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The 487MW SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea has reached financial close.

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Developers of the Mermaid and the Seastar wind farms in the Belgian North Sea have merged the two projects into one – the 487.2MW Seamade.

  • 16 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The Paris office of LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group has been contracted by the Belgian transmission system operator Elia to provide Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) services for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project.

  • 18 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second SeaMade offshore substation topside has been installed in the Seastar concession area in the Belgian North Sea. The wind farm’s first substation was installed in the Mermaid concession area at the beginning of March. Each with a weight of 1,200 tonnes, the substations transform the wind energy that is produced to 225kV, which in […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) will support the construction of the Northwester 2 wind farm off the Belgian coast with a loan of EUR 210 million.

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia is on track to complete the Modular Offshore Grid by September 2019 after awarding all the main contracts for the project.

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    MAKE has upgraded its ten-year global wind outlook citing innovation and advancements in cost-out measures in offshore wind as main drivers behind the upgrade.

  • 1 August 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    KCI The Engineers has completed a basic design of a so-called Offshore Switch Yard (OSY), a concept commissioned by Belgian transmission system operator Elia to create a central offshore socket which would bring power from several offshore wind farms to shore. One major long-term objective of the offshore power socket is to concentrate all the available […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Modularity and flexible use form the basis of a new concept for medium-voltage converters from the Siemens Drive Technologies Division. In the future, it will be possible to use different topologies in a common modular system. This opens up new areas of application for medium-voltage converters in special purpose applications, for example on ships, in […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Together with the Technical University of Dresden and the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Munich, Siemens has carried out research work into a highly efficient and robust medium-voltage converter for feeding electrical energy into power supply grids. The insights gained were successfully implemented within the scope of the research project funded by Germany‘s […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Technology

    An independent jury has nominated HOCHTIEF Solutions, Kenersys Europe and SkyWind for the international Windalliance Technology Award. The award ceremony will take place at the leading international trade fair HUSUM WindEnergy on 19 September in Husum. In addition to the innovative character of the products and solutions submitted, the selection criteria of the four-person jury […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    ECN Wind Energy has issued a report called “North Sea Transnational Grid: A better way to integrate large scale Offshore Wind Power”. A huge amount of wind power, 30-60 GW, is foreseen in the northern part of the North Sea. These wind farms have to be connected to the national grids of five different countries […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    A group of leading offshore companies, including Bluewater, Damen and Van Oord, have joined together to realize a unique floating tidal energy platform, which will be moored near Texel in the Wadden Sea and generate clean electricity from the tides. The platform is a trial for remote locations worldwide, such as islands in Indonesia, Philippines […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Elia Asset NV is looking for a supplier of a high-voltage offshore substation for its Belgian Offshore Grid (BOG) project. The work includes the design, engineering, supply, construction, installation and commissioning of the offshore substation. Also, the contract may incorporate the operation, maintenance and repair of these infrastructures. The high-voltage substation (which may or may […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group awarded a contract to supply a 5,400 tonnes capacity cable turntable to offshore handling systems specialist Caley Ocean Systems. The turntable, including a 5 tonnes and 10 tonnes deck tensioner, is destined for the vessel Willem de Vlamingh. In addition to this turntable, Caley is supplying a modular loading tower assembly comprising loading […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    A series of special modular support vessels for operators in the offshore industries is being built by IHC Merwede, the Netherlands dredging and offshore specialists. Known as the IHC SupporterTM class, the ships are part of a six-year joint industry framework project between IHC and Lloyd’s Register. Each vessel will be built to  client specifications […]

  • 30 September 2015
    R&D

    Ingeteam Power Technology S.A. is conducting two power conversion projects in the wind energy sector. Within the project Offshore medium voltage for multimegawatts solutions based on modules up to 4.5MW (Offshore 4.5MW Module), Ingeteam is working on the development of medium voltage energy conversion systems for a wide range of output power, between 3MW and 13.5MW, […]

  • 11 July 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    On the 08th of July, the Demowfloat project launched the project’s Dissemination Centre in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal. At the Diana Bar, Póvoa de Varzim, diverse information about the Demowfloat project and the WindFloat® technology is now available. The exhibition will be open to the public for free until July 2015. The Demowfloat project was set […]

  • 23 March 2012

    PCS Power Converter Solutions GmbH continues to expand its portfolio of products for wind energy In addition to the state of the art PCS Green Line Power Converters, PCS now offers a total drive train system solution including generator, transformer and converter. PCS will present examples from the Green Line Family of full power converters […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Technology

    The first BlueTEC Tidal Energy platform was formally named by the Mayor of Texel, the Netherlands yesterday. The floating platform, which holds tidal turbines below the sea surface, will soon be positioned near the island of Texel – supplying clean electricity to the Dutch grid. This first BlueTEC will serve as a demonstration platform targeted […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Demowfloat will have its second workshop (English spoken) in Ostend, Belgium today (July 2), in the frame of the event Clustering the Future – a new opportunity for business development: current practices & strategies (Flemish spoken) organized by Greenbridge and Power-Link Universiteit Gent.  The Demowfloat project was set up by a consortium of 12 entities who […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has received an order from TenneT for an offshore wind farm grid connection in the North Sea. In a consortium with Petrofac Siemens will supply the complete technology for efficient direct-current transmission for the BorWin3 grid connection as the consortium leader. The consortium partner Petrofac, with over 30 years of experience as a leading […]