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  • 22 December 2015
    Authorities

    The Dutch Senate is currently in session, discussing the Stroom draft bill, under which TenneT would be in charge of construction of the offshore grid for the connection of offshore wind farms.  The bill also regulates the split of electricity companies, as the Dutch government wants to unbundle energy producers from power distributors. The country’s minister of economic affairs, Henk Kamp, […]

  • 2 December 2015
    R&D

    Erasmus University Rotterdam and Royal Haskoning DHV have studied the optimal bidding strategy in Dutch offshore wind auctions. Bidders might bid too high and lose the auction, or bid too low and don’t get the expected return they planned. One can minimize these risks by basing their offer on knowledge about auctions combined with valuation skills […]

  • 29 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Borssele Tender Attracts 38 Bids, Cost Reduction Main Priority The tender for the 700MW Borssele I&II offshore wind farm zones has attracted 38 bids and the first impression is that the wind developers have put a lot of effort in driving down the costs, the Dutch media cited Henk Kamp, the country’s Minister of Economic […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Two unnamed offshore wind developers bidding for the 700MW Borssele I and II projects asked the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) to assess their designs in advance to further solidify their business cases and instill confidence in investors. Ten project developers are in the running for a permit to develop the two 350MW wind farms off the coast of Zeeland, […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch foundation components manufacturer Sif Holding N.V. plans to load out the first monopiles from its new facility at Maasvlakte 2 in Rotterdam in the last quarter of this year. The production of the first monopiles in Rotterdam is expected to start in the second half of September 2016, the company said in its financial […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment

    Quanta has been awarded a global recruitment framework by Shell’s New Energies business.

  • 27 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has awarded the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) with a certificate for the quality of its package of site studies for companies planning to compete in the tenders to build offshore wind farms at the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Sites I and II.

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the appointment of J.P. Morgan to asses the market conditions for a potential sale of its oil and gas business, DONG Energy is now reportedly in negotiation with Maersk over a merger of their fossil fuel units, as DONG is focusing fully on offshore wind and Maersk on transport and logistics.  The merger would result in a […]

  • 27 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Shell to Bid at Upcoming Dutch Offshore Wind Tender? Reportedly, the oil and gas giant Shell is delving into the upcoming offshore wind projects in the Netherlands. TenneT Presents Borssele Offshore Platform Design (VIDEO) Along with the news that TenneT had been confirmed as the operator of the Dutch offshore grid, the TSO reported that […]

  • 2 May 2016

    World’s Largest OW Jack-Up Vessel Installs World’s Heaviest Monopile at Veja Mate OWF Offshore construction of the Veja Mate offshore wind farm has started with Seajacks Scylla having installed the heaviest monopile produced so far at the project site, according to DGI Doedijns, which provided hydraulic and software equipment for the pile-gripper used at the […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Contracts & Tenders

    The announcement of the Borssele auction results was greeted by the offshore wind industry with a mixture of astonishment, delight and (from competitors) a little concern. DONG had beaten not just the 37 other bidders but also smashed the €100/MWh levelized cost of energy (LCOE) barrier well ahead of schedule! The offshore wind community was astonished that this […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    While its mother company Boskalis reported a revenue decline of 20% for 2016, VBMS achieved an 80% increase in revenue from offshore wind projects including Sandbank, Nordergründe, Rampion, Galloper, Egmond, Aberdeen, Borssele and Blyth.

  • 22 December 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Businesses are prepared to start constructing and operating the Hollandse Kust Zuid I & II without government subsidy, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) said after the application period for subsidy-free bids closed yesterday, 21 December.

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Shell Setting Up ‘New Energies’ Unit. Oil & Gas Companies to Cause Clash of Giants in Offshore Wind? Shell has created a new division called New Energies, through which the oil and gas giant will invest in wind energy, along with its hydrogen, biofuels and electrical activities, according to The Guardian. Even though Shell has […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    DNV GL Denmark A/S has won a contract to provide the certification of site studies for the Hollandse Kust (west) and Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind farm zones in the Dutch North Sea. The contracting authority, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl), plans to conclude a contract for the certification […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Following the article about Ørsted’s participation in the upcoming Hollandse Kust I & II tender, Offshore WIND spoke with Jasper Vis, the company’s country manager for the Netherlands who said that the final decision on whether to bid at the tender has not yet been made.

  • 6 February 2019
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has secured a Provisional Type Certificate for the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The new direct-drive offshore wind turbine has a rotor diameter of 167 metres, with its B82 blades allowing for an 18% greater swept area compared to the SWT-7.0-154 unit, Siemens Gamesa said. The first prototype was installed in Østerild, Denmark in September […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has contracted Bladt Industries to deliver 72 transition pieces for the Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm.

  • 24 February 2017

    What can be done to achieve lower costs? Which technology is required and where can companies and industries collaborate? Offshore WIND spoke to ECN’s expert in wind energy Peter Eecen on new insights that follow from ECN’s work within FLOW, the Far and Large Offshore Wind collaborative research programme.

  • 15 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Oil & Gas Giant Bids to Build Dutch Offshore Wind Farms Following recent media reports that Shell, one of the biggest oil and gas companies, will take part in Dutch tender for Borssele I and II offshore wind sites as part of a consortium also comprising Eneco and Van Oord, the move was confirmed this afternoon […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has launched a new offshore wind turbine – SG 8.0-167 DD – said to increase the annual energy production (AEP) compared to the 7MW model by 20%. The 8MW turbine is expected to be market-ready in 2020. 

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Competitive bidding for projects in Denmark and the Netherlands has driven global levelised costs of electricity (LCOE) from offshore wind down to a benchmark estimate of USD 126 per megawatt-hour in the second half of 2016, down 22% from the first half of 2016, and 28% from the second half of 2015, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. The agreements relate to the realisation of the connection and the transmission of electricity between Vattenfall’s wind farm and the TenneT Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Focus-Abengoa Foundation has opened the Energy Transition and Climate Change School. Officials present at the opening session were Josep Borrell Fontelles, Vice-president of the Focus-Abengoa Foundation, Director of the Energy Transition and Climate Change Forum and Chairman of Abengoa’s International Advisory Board; José Domínguez Abascal, Technical General Secretary of Abengoa; and Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair of […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster today reported that both revenue and operating profit were higher in the third quarter of 2016 than the average seen in the first two quarters of the year, with the increase wholly attributable to the contribution from the offshore activities acquired from VolkerWessels, which are consolidated with effect from the third quarter. The […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind giant DONG Energy will open its U.S. headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, at the end April.