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  • 5 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif is fine-tuning its production lines for the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project. The production of the TP-less monopile foundations for Vattenfall’s 140-turbine project is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of 2020, as planned, Sif Group said. The production lines will work around the clock during […]

  • 19 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    BiFab Crisis: Workers Rally at Scottish Parliament as Unions Urge SSE to ‘Rein In’ SHL The trade unions supporting BiFab workers have called on SSE to ‘rein in’ the contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) and save 1,400 jobs in Fife and Lewis. On 16 November, SSE issued a statement saying that, as a 15% shareholder […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has contracted BLIX, a Utrecht-based consultancy company, to support soil investigation at the IJmuiden Ver Wind Farm Zone. The company will supervise the soil investigation works for the 4 GW wind farm zone and, together with Reynolds International, RPS Group and Wind Support, obtain offshore soil data. The consultancy and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Grid Connection

    Van Oord has completed the pull-in of the two export cables at the Alpha platform of TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind project. The two cables have now reached the recently installed six-legged jacket foundation at the Alpha offshore substation. The installation started on 22 September by pulling the cable ashore. Van Oord’s Deep Dig-It trencher […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has launched a tender for the supply of metocean data for the Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm zone.

  • 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 […]

  • 5 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has started the offshore construction of the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) wind farm in the Netherlands. The first vessel transporting foundations to the construction site departed today (5 July) from Sif’s quay in Rotterdam, where the company is manufacturing 140 TP-less monopile foundations for the country’s (and the world’s) first subsidy-free offshore wind […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has awarded Fugro with a contract to supply metocean data for the Hollandse Kust (Noord) offshore wind farm zone.

  • 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 […]

  • 7 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sif Group has completed the first two of the 70 monopiles to be manufactured for CrossWind’s 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. With a combined weight of 64,356 tonnes, the 70 monopiles are designed in such a manner that they do not require transition pieces. The design is said to […]

  • 7 February 2020
    R&D

    The installation of the Siemens Gamesa prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine has been completed at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark.

  • 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.

  • 2 August 2019

    Here are the ten most read articles on Offshore WIND for the month of July 2019. Vattenfall Wins Second Dutch Zero Subsidy Offshore Wind Tender The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has selected Vattenfall as the winner of the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV offshore wind tender. GE Rolls Out […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Transmission systems operator TenneT has contracted Arcadis and Pondera Consult to carry out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of an offshore grid which will deliver electricity generated at the 700MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm zone to the Dutch grid.

  • 14 January 2020
    Technology

    The nacelle of Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine is being assembled at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark. The nacelle arrived in Østerild about a week ago, while the three blades were set to be transported from the Hanstholm harbor, craned and assembled shortly after. The nacelle prototype was produced in Brande, while […]

  • 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. 

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sif has secured a contract with Van Oord for the fabrication and supply of monopiles for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project in the Netherlands. Sif will manufacture 70 TP-less monopile foundations and store them at its Maasvlakte2 facility in Rotterdam in 2022-2023. “We are grateful for the confidence Van Oord and CrossWind have […]

  • 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.  

  • 29 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables, the UK arm of the Spanish energy giant Iberdrola, has placed an order with Siemens Gamesa for 95 of the company’s SG 14-236 DD wind turbines for its 1.4 GW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm. The order marks what will be the first deployment of this turbine model in the UK. The […]

  • 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.

  • 25 November 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first of two High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) offshore transformer station topsides that Petrofac is delivering for the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT has left the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The 700 MW Alpha topside was built at Drydocks World’s fabrication facility in Dubai. It will form part of the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) […]

  • 24 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and BASF have agreed the sale of 49.5 per cent of Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Once fully commissioned in 2023, HKZ will be the largest offshore wind farm in the world and also the first one ever to be built without subsidies for the power produced. Vattenfall […]