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  • 6 November 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The duration of the PPA will be from 1 October 2020 to 30 June 2036.

  • 20 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Tecade has won a contract to manufacture 20 transition pieces (TPs) for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland. The EUR 12.7 million contract has been secured through Navantia and through Nervión Industries, the company said. Work on the units has already started at Tecade’s plant in the Port of Seville. Tecade […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Installation of wind turbines at the Nobelwind offshore wind farm in Belgium is underway and some of the works are being done during nighttime due to weather conditions.  “This is a tricky time of year where every ‘good weather’ window must be optimised, which can result in night-time installations,” MHI Vestas said via social media. The […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Harri is on its way to Ostende, Belgium, to begin work on the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. HST Harri sailed out today for the long voyage towards the 219MW project, where it will carry out a five-year charter with MHI Vestas, according to HST. The vessel will […]

  • 22 December 2010
    Technology

    If you’ve ever asked yourself, or want to show someone else, how a wind turbine works, check out EWEA’s easy-to-use interactive tool. It allows you to play with the three main variables that determine how much electricity a wind turbine can produce: The wind speed: Stronger winds produce more energy. Wind turbines generate energy at […]

  • 15 July 2020
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm, Norther, is taking part in a project to determine whether seaweed could be grown on a large scale in the areas between the wind farm’s turbines. The Belgian-Dutch consortium “Wier & Wind” has started the pilot project, described as the world’s first, with the production system expected to be installed […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Training & Education, Vessels

    Belgium’s DEME Group is recruiting more than 200 new employees in 2017 to meet the demand driven by the growth in offshore wind energy.

  • 31 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    nCentric has won a contract by Jan De Nul to deliver a wireless communication system for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium. nCentric will provide a solution with its Mesh technology in combination with private 5G on four of Jan De Nul’s installation vessels during the offshore installation works at the 219MW wind farm. Under […]

  • 23 May 2019

    Geo Plus’ survey and ROV support vessel Geo Focus has completed its activities on the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. The vessel acted as the main survey vessel during the full installation phase of the 370MW project on a long-term charter with Van Oord. Van Oord is the project’s main contractor responsible for cable installation and […]

  • 1 February 2011
    R&D

    The UK is followed by Denmark (854MW), the Netherlands (249MW), Belgium (195MW) and Sweden (164MW). Germany, Ireland, Finland and Norway… (mercopress) [mappress] Source: mercopress, February 01, 2011

  • 17 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully commissioned the subsea transmission link connecting one of the largest offshore wind farms in Europe to the Belgian grid. The Thornton Bank project, executed for the Belgian company C-Power NV was completed on schedule. The transmission link was constructed as part of an expansion of […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has completed the installation of turbines at the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. The Dutch company said it installed the last of the total of 44 turbines on 26 April at the project site some 23km offshore Zeebrugge. Van Oord is the project’s main contractor responsible for cable installation and burial, as well as […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Dredging International has contracted Sif to produce the monopiles and, in joint venture with Smulders, the transition pieces for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium.

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Following the support scheme agreement reached today (27 October) with Belgian government for its Northwester 2 offshore wind farm, Parkwind announced it will now accelerate project development activities and prepare for financial close in 2018.

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved financing for an unnamed offshore wind project in Belgium as part of the EUR 3.4 billion investment package for renewable energy, energy efficiency, Near Zero Energy Buildings, hydropower and district heating projects.

  • 31 January 2011
    R&D

    Charles Meneveau, a Johns Hopkins fluid mechanics and turbulence expert, working with a colleague in Belgium, has devised a new formula… (newsfeedmaker) [mappress] Source: newsfeedmaker, January 31, 2011

  • 2 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has installed the transition piece which will support the Offshore High Voltage Station (OHVS) on the ‎Nobelwind‬ ‪offshore‬ ‪‎wind far‬m in the Belgian part of the North Sea. The 165 MW Nobelwind offshore wind farm is expected to be completed in the second half of 2017 and will feature 50 Vestas V112-3.3MW turbines […]

  • 13 November 2017

    Smulders has published a photo of its Newscastle site at night, housing jacket foundations for the Beatrice and Aberdeen Bay offshore wind farms that find their mirror in the Tyne river.

  • 7 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Parkwind have confirmed the firm order for the supply and installation of 23 V164-9.5 MW turbines for the Northwester 2 wind farm offshore Belgium. Installation is scheduled to begin in late 2019, MHI Vestas said. Northwester 2 in Belgium will be the world’s first offshore wind park to feature the V164-9.5 MW […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities

    Belgium’s Secretary for the North Sea Philippe De Backer has proposed an increase of the country’s planned 221km² offshore wind zone by additional 60km².

  • 2 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Demowfloat will have its second workshop (English spoken) in Ostend, Belgium today (July 2), in the frame of the event Clustering the Future – a new opportunity for business development: current practices & strategies (Flemish spoken) organized by Greenbridge and Power-Link Universiteit Gent.  The Demowfloat project was set up by a consortium of 12 entities who […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Alstom has hired “Bold Tern” jack-up installation vessel, owned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, to complete the offshore operations at the Belwind offshore wind farm. Recently, the company announced that they have faced a delay during the installation of Alstom’s 6MW Haliade 150 offshore wind turbine, for which they found a solution in the form of […]

  • 22 March 2011

    With over 8,500 participants, the EWEA 2011 Annual Event is “officially the biggest ever”, EWEA Chief Executive Christian Kjaer announced last night at the conference dinner, held at the impressive ‘Tour et Taxis’ venue. With the event due to draw to a close later today, I went to have a walk around the exhibition to […]

  • 26 June 2012

    During its Board Meeting on Friday, the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) elected a new President, Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes, who replaces Arthouros Zervos, EREC’s founding President. “After years of stable growth, renewables are now facing some difficulties in the current political and economic context”, explains Hinrichs-Rahlwes. “But Europe needs renewables and significant further growth of the […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the two offshore substation topsides to be installed on the SeaMade wind farm in the Belgian North Sea has been loaded onto a barge at ENGIE Fabricom’s yard in Hoboken, Belgium. The 487MW SeaMade is a combination of two offshore wind projects previously known as Mermaid and Seastar. The 1,200-tonne topside will now be […]