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  • 4 January 2015

    Siemens erects 6 MW offshore turbine on land Siemens has installed two of its SWT-6.0-154 offshore wind turbines at an onshore site in Wehlens near Wilhelmshaven. Belgium to Decide on Wind Energy Storing Island in 2015 Belgium will have their say in early 2015 about a project that would see excess energy stored and used […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    C-bed and MHI Vestas have commenced a multiple offshore wind farm upgrade campaign at four European projects. The project includes the upgrading of turbines at the Burbo Bank Extension and Walney Extension projects in the UK, Borkum Riffgrund 2 in Germany and Norther in Belgium. C-bed’s DP2 walk-to-work vessel Wind Innovation has been deployed at […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    German pipe production specialist EEW Group has won a contract for Beatrice offshore wind farm jacket foundations. The company said it had received contracts for all three structural steelwork businesses and will thereby deliver the total volume of structural pipes needed to build the jacket foundations for the wind farm. EEW says that the company’s three German production centres […]

  • 3 October 2012

    A large climatic chamber which can test offshore wind turbine components in extreme temperatures ranging from -60 degrees Celsius to +60 degrees was unveiled in Antwerp on Thursday as part of a new research and development facility. An element of the Offshore Wind Application Lab (OWI-Lab), the climate chamber, is housed inside a structure in […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Authorities

    It has been hotly debated for months, and last week – finally – the European Commission published its 2050 energy roadmap outlining several different scenarios for Europe’s energy future over the coming decades. For wind energy and other renewables the week was tense. Until now, the European renewables industry has been driven forward by renewable […]

  • 6 October 2013

    Alstom’s 6 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Loaded at Ostend, Belgium  The various components of Alstom’s 6MW offshore wind turbine, currently one of the most powerful on the market, are in the process of being loaded onto the liftboat or self-elevating wind turbine installation and crane unit, “Bold Tern”,  in the port of Ostend, Belgium. Samsung’s […]

  • 1 August 2014

    Jacob Ruiter has started as Director Benelux for DNV GL-Energy (previously known as KEMA). In his new function he will be responsible for the services of 500 energy experts in the Netherlands and Belgium. Jacob started his career at Schlumberger in Africa and had various management positions at Weatherford, Lloyd’s Register and Essent. In the […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A Belgian consortium of research institutions and companies has started a project to investigate if mussels could be grown on offshore wind farms.

  • 1 April 2011

    Avanti Wind Systems was of course among the exhibitors at Europe’s primary event for the wind industry, EWEA 2011 in Brussels, Belgium.   (avanti-online) [mappress] Source: avanti-online, April 01, 2011

  • 21 December 2014

    Belgium to Decide on Wind Energy Storing Island in 2015 Belgium will have their say in early 2015 about a project that would see excess energy stored and used later when needed. SKWID Sinks Off Japan MODEC has confirmed that a Floating Wind & Current Hybrid Power Generation System (SKWID) constructed by MODEC sank into […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has been awarded a contract by Northwind NV, a joint venture of the Colruyt Group and Aspiravi NV from Belgium. The scope of the agreement is for supply of infield array cables, cable accessories and offshore services for the Northwind Offshore Wind Farm, which […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the first turbine at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project in Belgium. Northwester 2 will comprise 23 MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines, making it the first wind farm to feature this turbine model. According to MHI Vestas, all major turbine components have been assembled and pre-commissioned […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sumitomo Corporation, in conjunction with Sumitomo Corporation Europe (collectively hereafter Sumitomo), have entered into an agreement with Parkwind, a Belgian offshore wind company, to take shares in two offshore wind farm projects off the coast of Belgium. Parkwind’s shareholders are the Colruyt Group, Korys NV, the investment holding of the Colruyt family, and PMV. The […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    More than 40 UK offshore wind supply chain companies and the key Belgian offshore wind players met on 25 January in Brussels to discuss opportunities for collaborating in the framework of three future Belgian projects: Mermaid, Seastar and Northwester 2.

  • 30 August 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    DeepOcean’s Maersk Connector has completed loading of the first phase on the Nemo Link cables in the port of Blyth.

  • 25 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Cortland has provided synthetic rope slings for the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium to support the lifting of monopiles, transition pieces and turbines. The lifting and rigging equipment included seven Selantic slings of 20m, 40m and 60m, with respective capacities of 2,500t, 1,900t and 2,000t, and three Plasma grommet slings. According to Cortland, the synthetic rope […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won an order worth around USD 80 million from Rentel NV in Belgium to deliver an advanced cable system that will connect the offshore substation at the 309MW Rentel wind farm located off the Belgian coastline to the mainland close to Zeebrugge.  ABB will design, manufacture and install the approximately 40 kilometer long extruded […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded Belgium’s G-tec with contracts to provide geotechnical engineering services on two offshore wind farms in the German Bight. Under the two individual contracts, G-tec will in 2019 carry out geotechnical investigations and laboratory analysis of samples taken from the seabed in various depths within the Gode Wind offshore wind farm 03 and 04 and […]

  • 30 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and the Left Bank Corporation are going in search of a partner to build a wind farm in collaboration with them on the left bank of the Scheldt. A study carried out during the past few months has shown that there is room for up to 55 wind turbines in the Waasland […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The 370 MW Norther offshore wind farm has officially transitioned to its operational phase as it reached technical completion earlier this week. The wind farm comprises 44 8.4 MW MHI Vestas V164 turbines located in the Belgian North Sea, approximately 23 kilometres from the Port of Zeebrugge. The project commenced early operations in the spring […]

  • 11 November 2011

    The Board of Directors of C-Power has appointed the 56 year old Jaak Rutten as CEO of C-Power as from 1 January 2012 as the successor of Filip Martens who passed away recently. Jaak Rutten holds a master degree in agricultural engineering. He held various national and international commercial and management positions in the food […]

  • 2 February 2012
    Business & Finance

      Binani Industries Limited, the holding company of USD 1.6 billion Braj Binani Group, today announced the acquisition of 3B – The Fibreglass Company (‘3B’), a Europe-based major in fibreglass products and technologies. Binani Industries Limited is one of India’s leading global diversified business houses, with interests in cement, zinc, glass fibre, composites and ready-mix […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The European Commission has identified offshore wind development in the Atlantic as part of the “new economic reality” of which coastal areas need to take advantage.  “By 2020, around 20% of the European offshore wind installed capacity could be located in the Atlantic basin”, stated the Commission in its newly published “Maritime Strategy for the […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Following the financial close for the Nobelwind offshore wind farm, MHI Vestas received the order for the supply of 50 V112-3.3 MW turbines for the 165 MW Nobelwind project off the Belgian coast, including a a 15-year full-scope service agreement. This is the third project between the two companies, MHI Vestas pointed out in a press release. The […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Eneco Holding N.V. has applied for a EUR 450 million loan at the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the construction of the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. The application is currently under appraisal EIB said, without specifying when the final decision will be made. The Norther wind farm is being developed […]

  • 25 February 2011

    The Ormazabal team looks forward to seeing you at the Ormazabal booth 11929 and Ormazabal poster presentation “MV switchgear’s impact on turbine efficiency and reliability in special wind farm application” during the European wind energy conference and exhibition which will take place in Brussels, March 14-17. EWEA is the annual wind power event comprising all […]