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  • 22 September 2015
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet has developed a procurement strategy aiming to involve all future suppliers in connecting future Dutch offshore wind farms to the grid. Under the document, the companies will be able to qualify to take part in future tenders for five wind connection projects offshore Dutch coast. The strategy is based upon […]

  • 1 January 2019

    Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry’s hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the ‘Learn More’ button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.

  • 7 January 2020
    R&D

    The components of Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine have started arriving in Østerild, Denmark, where they will be installed for testing. The nacelle has arrived in Østerild, while the three blades are expected to be transported from the Hanstholm harbor, craned and assembled at the end of this week, a spokesperson from Siemens […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, has issued a letter to the House of Representatives, informing it about the opening of the SDE+ subsidy scheme for renewable energy in 2017. Through tendering processes to be launched in spring and autumn of 2017, Minister Kamp plans to make EUR 12 billion available through SDE+. SDE+ (Stimulering Duurzame Energieproductie/Encouraging […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The industry has been waiting for Vattenfall to give out more information on its Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2 zero-subsidy bid after the company won the Dutch tender in March, especially since Ørsted – world’s leading offshore wind developer and one of the first to have unsubsidised projects in the pipeline – decided to pass on bidding to build the offshore wind farm. 

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland or RVO.nl) has invited tenders for the collection of meteorological and oceanographic data obtained through real time field measurements at the Wind Farm Zone Hollandse Kust (Zuid). The objective of this tender is to conclude an agreement with 1 or 2 suppliers to provide the metocean data by means of 2 […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex wind turbine has produced 11MW of power, the turbine maker said. The prototype turbine was installed at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark at the beginning of February. Unveiled in November 2019, the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine features a 193m diameter rotor using the 94m long Siemens […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    With the latest Dutch tender in process, we said farewell to 2017 and can now welcome 2018 with wishes for it to resume in similar manner as it is most likely to begin: with a concession contract for a project awarded at the first subsidy-free tender.  

  • 22 August 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ecofys WTTS will assist the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) in performing a data quality review on the Hollandse Kust (noord) metocean measurement campaign.

  • 4 April 2019
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Pondera Consult has won a contract to carry out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for lots VI and VII in the Hollandse Kust (west) offshore wind energy area in the Dutch North Sea. Pondera will manage the environmental impact assessment, the appropriate assessment, and the assessment for the protection of species in the context of […]

  • 17 October 2018

    As reported recently, the upcoming offshore wind tender in the Netherlands will also have a zero-subsidy round, just like the one before it. According to Hans Timmers, Chairman of the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), the level of the electricity price, growing market and stable demand and supply make up the grounds for holding a subsidy-free tender. 

  • 4 June 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of May. Vietnamese Offshore Wind Farm Breaks Ground Vietnam’s Tra Vinh Wind Power has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 48MW Korea- Tra Vinh wind farm (Phase 1). Offshore Construction Starts on Moray East The […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has unveiled the first prototype nacelle for the SG 10.0-193 DD offshore wind turbine at its facility in Brande, Denmark. Siemens Gamesa launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine, at the beginning of this year. The 10MW rating is said to be made possible through a larger […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Fugro will carry out a site characterization program with its geotechnical drilling vessel Fugro Synergy at the Hollandse Kust (Noord) offshore wind farm zone as part of a further contract with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl).

  • 30 April 2020
    Vessels

    Load tests of the new crane boom on Pacific Osprey have started, Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) said. The installation of the jack-up’s new crane boom started in the Port of Esbjerg earlier this month. The reeving of the main hook was completed last Friday, and on Saturday, the boom was lowered into the boom rest, […]

  • 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.

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The House of Representatives of the Netherlands has received a motion to look into the possibility of adding new offshore wind farm zones to the country’s list of projects scheduled for commissioning by 2023.

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

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy examined a total of four applications for a permit to construct the Hollandse Kust (zuid) I & II offshore wind zone without subsidies.

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Managers from companies in the local supply chain met for breakfast on Tuesday morning at the Orbis Energy building in Lowestoft to hear a presentation delivered over a video link from Michiel Hendrickx, the UK Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Senior Trade Advisor in the Netherlands.

  • 10 July 2019
    Vessels

    Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV), is set to depart for its maiden voyage this week. According to Heerema, Sleipnir will set course from Indonesia to Spain on a trip expected to take about 45 days rounding South Africa’s Cape of Good Hope. Bunkering of LNG took place for the last two days some 12 […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT has launched a qualification process for candidates interested in tendering for the delivery of offshore platforms that will connect wind farms at Hollandse Kust Zuid and Hollandse Kust Noord offshore areas to the Dutch grid on the mainland.

  • 5 September 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The area above the Wadden Islands in the Dutch North Sea can accommodate offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of at least 10GW, according to a research report commissioned by the province of Groningen.

  • 14 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives of the Netherlands will today vote on a proposal to add new offshore wind farm zones and raise the country’s goal of having 4.45GW of offshore wind generation capacity commissioned by 2023.

  • 17 January 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The ECN part of TNO, KNMI (the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute), and Whiffle, a Delft University of Technology spin-off, are releasing the new Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas on Thursday, 17 January. The Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas (DOWA) is said to include an unprecedented level of detail where the wind is mapped up-to 600m in height and […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Vessels

    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has commenced the installation of the new crane boom onboard its jack-up vessel Pacific Osprey. The 422-tonne boom was lifted onto the vessel in the Port of Esbjerg, Denmark, yesterday morning with the help of two shore cranes and locked to the base of the crane, SBO said. According to the […]

  • 16 November 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Providing offshore wind developers with the best modelling data possible in the early stages of project development translates into significant cost reductions, according to Dr. Thor Ugelvig Petersen, Head of Department Ports & Offshore Technology at DHI Group.