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  • 24 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgium’s Secretary for the North Sea Philippe De Backer has suggested that the government should revoke concessions granted to three offshore wind projects and instead carry out a tendering procedure similar to those in Germany, Denmark or the Netherlands, according to local media.

  • 21 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has completed a gearbox oil change project at the Thornton Bank offshore wind farm in Belgium. 

  • 25 September 2012

    Minister-President of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Economy, Foreign Policy, Agriculture and Rural Policy, Kris Peeters and Patrick Janssens mayor of the city of Antwerp will inaugurate Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab in Antwerp on September 27. A large environmental chamber – unique in its kind – has been built to test and […]

  • 30 April 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Belgium Considers Hitting Offshore Wind Reset Button Belgium’s Secretary for the North Sea Philippe De Backer has suggested that the government should revoke concessions granted to three offshore wind projects and instead carry out a tendering procedure similar to those in Germany, Denmark or the Netherlands, according to local media. Bourbon to Install First French […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany Accepts First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Bid Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur has selected three offshore wind projects by DONG Energy and one project by EnBW in the first auction for grid connections and funding for existing offshore wind farm projects, with at least one of the developers offering the lowest price bid of 0.00 Euro cents per […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy Limited has completed the delivery of TekLink® cable protection systems to DEME Offshore for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. SeaMade is a 487MW offshore wind farm currently under construction off the coast of Belgium and integrates two wind farm sites known as Mermaid and Seastar. Tekmar Energy was awarded a contract […]

  • 5 March 2015

    Smulders Projects Belgium NV has ordered one Konecranes’s SMARTON heavy-duty industrial crane. The crane, with a lifting capacity of 50 tons, will be delivered during this year and installed in a wind turbine construction facility in Hoboken, Belgium. This is the ninth Konecranes crane to be delivered to Smulders, a company that is making foundations […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Over the past few weeks, Manora Logistics has been transporting upper jacket foundation sections from Spain and Belgium to Newcastle, UK. Given the facts at hand, inquired about the jacket parts being for the Moray East offshore wind farm. However, Manora Logistics declined to confirm this. Namely, on 12 May, the company dispatched the […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 58 turbine towers for the SeaMade offshore wind project has been upended at the Port of Ostend, Belgium. According to the project developer, the installation of the Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines will start on 15 June. The first tower parts arrived in Belgium in mid-March from the port of Aviles […]

  • 4 February 2020

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel HST Euan has arrived at the Port of Oostende in Belgium.

  • 22 November 2017
    Grid Connection

    On 21 November, Belgian transmission system operator Elia officially inaugurated the Stevin high-voltage line which will, i.a., transport the wind energy generated offshore to the mainland via the connection to the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG).

  • 15 March 2011

    More than 250 representatives from the wind industry in USA attended American Wind Energy Association’s Project Performance and Reliability…   (avanti-online) [mappress] Source: avanti-online , March 15, 2011

  • 19 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    JECS Offshore Services has secured a contract to provide support to Hellenic Cables during termination works on the export cables at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. JECS Offshore will design, supply and erect the scaffolding access platforms required for technicians to prepare and position the cables and carry out the terminations of the […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Vestas has received a 216 MW offshore order in Belgium, for the Northwind Offshore Wind Farm. The project is planned for construction on the Bank Zonder Naam off the coast of Zeebrugge in Belgium.    The order includes supply, installation and commissioning of 72 V112-3.0 MW wind turbines, along with a 15-year service and maintenance agreement. […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian government today (27 October) reached an agreement with the developers of three offshore wind projects on a price of EUR 79/MWh as part of the government’s support scheme. 

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The board of directors of Belgium’s transmission system operator Elia has approved the EUR 400 million investment into the so-called electricity plug, or Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in the North Sea.

  • 27 October 2017

    Heavy transportation and lifting contractor ALE has informed that it carried out the weighing, transportation and load-out of the J-tube cage and transition piece (TP) for the Rentel offshore substation (OSS) foundation at the Navacel dock in Bilbao, Spain.

  • 10 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore substation for the SeaMade wind farm has arrived in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, from where it will leave for installation off Belgium. The substation destined for the Seastar offshore wind concession completed its trip from Engie Fabricom’s construction yard in Hoboken, Belgium, to the Netherlands yesterday, Otary said. According to the company, the […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch energy company Eneco Holding NV is dividing its business operations between two separate, independent companies. As of 1 February 2017, Eneco Holding NV will be unbundled into the sustainable energy company Eneco Group, and the network company Stedin Group, each with its own supervisory board and management board. The new appointments to the boards will become final […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of joint control by Parkwind and Summit Tailwind Belgium over Northwester 2, a project company holding a 224MW concession in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 3 September 2012

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer following the decision of Christian Kjaer to stand down from April 2013. Christian Kjaer has been CEO of EWEA since 2006. From 2003-2006 he was EWEA Policy Director, and previously worked for the Danish Wind Industry Association and the Danish newspaper […]

  • 8 March 2013

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has elected Andrew Garrad as its new President. Garrad joined the wind energy industry in 1979 and was President and later Chairman of GL Garrad Hassan, the world’s largest independent renewable energy consultancy, with 1,000 employees in 27 countries devoted to renewable energy. Garrad built his first wind turbine […]

  • 6 November 2015

    India and Belgium have vowed to cooperate on renewable energy by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was approved by India’s Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The two countries will focus on the development of renewable energy technologies, including wind and marine energy sectors. “The objective of this Memorandum […]

  • 29 October 2017

    Former Siemens Gamesa Offshore Wind CEO Joins CIP Michael Hannibal will join Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) as partner to take a lead role in the company’s investment activities within the offshore wind business starting from 21 December. MHI Vestas to Test 9.5MW Offshore Wind Turbine in US MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank is currently evaluating a loan of up to EUR 335 million for a wind project off the Belgian coast. Northwind NV, formerly known as the Eldepasco, is planning to build a wind farm with a capacity of 216 MW, situated 37 km off the coast. It will occupy an area of […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up Vole au vent has arrived in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, to load the first set of transition pieces and install them on Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 3 wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.