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  • 6 March 2020
    Grid Connection

    HSM Offshore B.V. has appointed Rhenus Offshore Logistics B.V. for the commissioning logistics of the Borssele Beta offshore high voltage substation. The 700MW Borssele Beta will connect the Borssele 3 & 4 offshore wind farm to the Dutch grid. Offshore construction on the 731.5MW project started in October 2019, with the commissioning scheduled for 2021. HSM Offshore rolled out […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT inaugurated the 700MW Borssele Alpha offshore high voltage substation on Thursday, 5 September. The final piece for the completion of the Borssele Alpha project was the certification provided by DNV GL, TenneT said. The Borssele Alpha will collect the electricity generated at Ørsted’s soon to be built Borssele 1 + 2 offshore […]

  • 15 January 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    On January 12, in the Port of IJmuiden, Deep BV started the mobilisation of the vessels to be used for the geophysical survey of Sites I and II of the Borssele Wind Farm Zone. Depending on the weather, the due date for the survey is mid-March and will be followed by a geotechnical investigation. The geophysical survey is […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The France-headquartered Vallourec is supplying structural tubes for the Borssele Alpha and Beta offshore transformer stations in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 10 March 2020
    Grid Connection

    HSM Offshore has loaded out the Borssele Beta offshore substation topside at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands. The 700MW Borssele Beta high voltage substation will connect the 731.5MW Borssele 3 & 4 wind farm to the Dutch grid. The substation’s jacket foundation, also built by HSM Offshore, was installed at the site off Zeeland in May 2019. The […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Vessels

    Fugro has been contracted by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, to execute the geotechnical site investigation and geological modelling of sites I and II of the future Borssele wind farm zone. The 1,400MW wind farm zone is located off the Zealand coast at the southern border of the Dutch […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and HSM Offshore will hold a load-out ceremony for the jacket foundation of the Borssele Alpha transformer station in Schiedam on 26 July.

  • 30 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Work on the jacket foundation for the 700MW Borssele Alpha offshore transformer station is in full swing at HSM Offshore’s yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands, as this photo shared by Ørsted shows.

  • 28 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Offshore Structures Britain has produced the first transition piece for the Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The Teesside-based company rolled out the first of 35 transition pieces destined for Ørsted’s Borssele 1&2 project at the beginning of April. EEW SPC, the parent company of EEW OSB, is in charge of manufacturing 47 monopiles […]

  • 10 July 2016

    DONG Energy Winner of Dutch Borssele I & II Tender DONG Energy will build Dutch offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. Siemens Rolls Out 8MW Wind Turbine Siemens has expanded its portfolio with an 8MW offshore wind turbine. Borssele 1&2 World’s Cheapest Offshore Wind Farm The cost of building and operating the 700MW Borssele […]

  • 28 April 2020
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed a Slip Joint foundation at the Borssele Wind Farm Site V offshore the Netherlands. It is the first time anywhere that a submerged Slip Joint was used on a full-sized offshore wind turbine on a fully commercial basis, Van Oord said. After years of developing the system in cooperation with its […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    All 94 inter-array cables at the Borssele I & II offshore wind farm in the Netherlands are now installed. The installation started in February this year, ahead of schedule, Ørsted and Van Oord said, adding that the cable burial campaign will be completed in August. Van Oord carried out cable installation with its cable-laying vessel […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The jacket foundation for the 700MW Borssele Beta offshore platform has been transported to the installation site in the Dutch North Sea and the installation process has begun, TenneT said. The jacket foundation departed from the HSM Offshore’s yard in Schiedam on Monday, 13 May. The jacket left the yard soon after the Borssele Alpha […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    NKT’s part of the contract for Borssele Beta, won in a consortium with VBMS, is valued at approximately EUR 90 million. As reported earlier, the contract value for VBMS is approximately EUR 70 million.

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the commercial offshore wind farms in the Dutch Borssele Zone (which also comprises a demonstration site) are looking to sell electricity to corporations, according to Reuters. 

  • 25 August 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Sea Challenger has left the port of Esbjerg with one of the last batches of turbines for the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm. DEME’s vessel is working in tandem with its sister vessel Sea Installer on the installation of 94 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbines at the site in the Dutch part of […]

  • 4 September 2015

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has announced that the geotechnical survey of seabed, wind and water conditions for the Borssele I and II areas has been completed. In 2014 the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs ordered the RVO to carry out the work and as this was the first carried out by the Dutch Government […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The call for tenders for Borssele sites I and II, planned to be launched this month, will be delayed until mid-January 2016. This was said by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, which explained it will wait for the discussion on the draft bill, called Stroom, in the Dutch Senate before launching the tender procedure. The draft bill […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a EUR 500 million financing for the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind project in the Netherlands. At the beginning of the year, Ørsted applied for a loan with the EIB which will finance the construction and the operation of the 752 MW wind farm. The estimated value […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Grid Connection

    Following the Dutch Senate’s decision to dismiss the ‘Stroom’ bill, TenneT said that it will work with the Ministry of Economic Affairs to come up with a customized schedule as soon as possible, since the first grid connection of wind farms in the waters off Borssele will now be delayed.  Mel Kroon, TenneT’s CEO, said that as of the 1st January no offshore grid […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Nexans will provide up to 190km of inter-array cable rated at a maximum operating capacity of 72.5kV for the 752MW Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind project in the Netherlands as part of the recently-announced contract.

  • 27 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands, Borssele 1 & 2, has been fully commissioned. Located 22 kilometres off the coast of the province of Zeeland, the 752 MW project has now become the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world, providing enough […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. and the Schiedam-based HSM Offshore have cut the first steel for the Borssele Alpha offshore transformer station and have signed a contract for the construction of the Borssele Beta platform.

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch transmission systems operator TenneT TSO B.V. has awarded a contract to the Schiedam-based HSM Offshore for the construction of offshore transformer stations required to link up the wind farms to be built offshore at Borssele in the south-west of the Netherlands. The contract concerns the offshore platform for the Borssele Alpha wind farm zone. […]

  • 17 October 2018

    As reported recently, the upcoming offshore wind tender in the Netherlands will also have a zero-subsidy round, just like the one before it. According to Hans Timmers, Chairman of the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), the level of the electricity price, growing market and stable demand and supply make up the grounds for holding a subsidy-free tender. 

  • 29 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has awarded Atlas Professionals with a contract to supply personnel for the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.