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  • 26 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Installation works are well underway at the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid – the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farm – to ensure that electricity starts flowing to the Dutch grid in early May. As reported, the first of the wind farm’s 140 Siemens Gamesa 11.0-200 DD wind turbines was installed at the site some […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Trelleborg has secured a contract by Seaway 7 to provide its NjordGuard cable protection for Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project in the Netherlands. The company will provide 281 NjordGuard cable protection systems for the inter-array power cables for 140 turbines, as well as the array cables at the points where the turbines meet […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Grid Connection

    The export cables for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Zuid grid connection have been sent off from Greece to the Netherlands, according to the Dutch cable logistics company WIND, which handled the load-out. The company has been hired by Van Oord to provide subsea cable logistics for the grid connection project, for which Van Oord has been […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Van Oord is conducting final tests with its Deep Dig-It trencher before the installation of cables at the Hollandse Kust (South) offshore wind farm zone. Van Oord is conducting final tests with the Tracked Remotely Operated Vehicle (TROV) in the Alexiahaven harbor, the Netherlands, in preparation for the actual installation of the sea cables in […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Witwind consortium of Shell, Van Oord and Eneco has submitted a bid in the subsidy-free tender for the construction and operation of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The consortium plans to start the operation of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV sites in 2023. The […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy is set to reveal the winner of the Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV tender on 10 July. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) opened the tender to develop the Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III and IV sites without government subsidies on 1 March. The zero-subsidy round, which closed on 14 March, […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    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. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) opened the tender to develop the Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV site without government subsidies on 1 March. Besides Vattenfall, the call attracted bids from […]

  • 4 August 2021
    Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s underwater robot Deep Dig-It has returned to the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm to connect the HKZ Beta offshore platform to the mainland. TenneT is developing the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore grid for the connection of the 1.5 GW wind farm. Four offshore cables will be buried in the North Sea bed. For […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has disclosed that the company and its subsidiaries won two major and previously undisclosed offshore wind contracts in 2022. The first contract, provisional in its nature, was secured in December 2022 and pertains to ”the Hollandse Kust West” offshore wind project in the Netherlands. Van Oord did not reveal any additional details about […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has selected the German technical services provider TÜV NORD to certify the Hollandse Kust (zuid) 1-4 offshore wind project in the Dutch North Sea. TÜV NORD will for the first time be carrying out project certification in accordance with the internationally recognised IECRE (International Electrotechnical Commission Renewable Energy) OD-502 scheme. “We’re delighted to be […]

  • 13 June 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The government of the Netherlands has disclosed the tendering timelines and locations for nine offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of up to 13.4 GW. The projects, ranging from 700 MW to 2 GW in individual capacity, are scheduled to be put out to tender between the second quarter of 2025 and the end […]

  • 31 August 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s cable-laying vessel Living Stone has completed the installation of the export cables for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project in the Netherlands. The cables will connect the HKZ Beta offshore platform to the Dutch mainland. In total, Living Stone installed two 34-kilometer export cables and an 8-kilometer interlink cable. According to DEME, […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Engie has submitted a bid in the subsidy-free tender for the construction and operation of the Hollandse Kust Zuid 3 & 4 offshore wind project in the Netherlands. A spokesperson from the company confirmed to OffshoreWIND.biz that Engie has joined Vattenfall, Ørsted and the Witwind consortium of Shell, Van Oord and Eneco in the 750MW tender. To […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has extended the decision period on the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV tendering round by up to 13 weeks as the agency ”needs more time to assess the applications”. The initial legal period of 13 weeks for the evaluation of the received applications expired on 13 June and […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch Council of State has made final wind farm site decisions for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) wind farm sites III and IV irrevocable after rejecting appeals from three parties. The Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV tender comprises two wind farms with an individual capacity of between 342MW and 380MW. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted will be submitting a bid in the Dutch offshore wind tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3&4 (Holland Coast South 3&4). As part of its proposal to the Dutch government, Ørsted has already taken the final investment decision on the project and is working to establish green hydrogen projects based on power from its […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Grid Connection

    More than 8,000 tonnes of high voltage cables for the connection of the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Alpha offshore platform to the onshore grid arrived at the Port Rotterdam on 19 July. The cables, which Hellenic Cables sent from Greece at the beginning of July, were transported by Acta Marine’s CC Atlantique barge, chartered by […]

  • 26 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mussel Farming Begins at Belwind OWF On 15 November, a bio mussel force line was installed at the Belwind offshore wind farm as part of a research project investigating mussel farming at offshore wind farms. Ballast Nedam Re-Entering Offshore Wind Sector A few years after the sale of its offshore wind activities, the Netherlands-based construction […]

  • 17 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has announced upcoming calls for tenders through which the Dutch Government will procure geophysical surveys and archeological assessment of new areas that have been designated to accommodate the country’s increased offshore wind target. Around 24 June, RVO plans to open a tender for several wind farm zones in the Dutch […]

  • 3 June 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    The Netherlands is studying eight new areas off its coast as potential locations where offshore wind farms would be built after 2030. All but one of the eight search zones is expected to have a lower Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE) compared to the IJmuiden Ver Wind Farm Zone. According to a preliminary study published […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall is participating in the tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind zone, the Netherland’s first non-subsidized tender. Vattenfall has decided to join the tender as part of its commitment to the green transition of Northern Europe, and sees it as an important step to become fossil free within one generation, the Swedish company […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Environment

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT has, in cooperation with Van Oord, started a pilot project designed to improve biodiversity at cable intersections in the North Sea. The project will see different types of stone deposited at cable intersections to investigate which application best stimulates biodiversity. The stones will be deposited at twelve sites where the […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    The outcome of the first subsidy-free offshore wind tender set up in the Netherlands gives confidence for future tenders in the country, however, there is no guarantee that these can also be realised without a subsidy, according to Eric Wiebes, the country’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate.

  • 7 December 2022
    Authorities

    The Dutch Cabinet has taken the lead on five energy infrastructure projects, making them projects of national importance. The five developments mainly revolve around grid connections for offshore wind farms and further development of the hydrogen infrastructure.  Jump to: On 2 December, Micky Adriaansens, Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, and Rob Jetten, Minister for Climate and […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s offshore wind business unit posted record revenue of EUR 706 million in 2018, a 75.2% increase compared to the revenue of EUR 403 million reported in 2017. The increase was attributed to a simultaneous start of four major offshore wind projects: Deutsche Bucht in Germany, Norther in Belgium, East Anglia ONE in the UK, […]