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  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    ERSG (Future Energy Recruitment) has announced the opening of its new office in the Netherlands. The company said the new location will allow it to focus on an increasingly important market and better facilitate in-country compliance and candidate care. Hans Slootweg has been appointed as ERSG’s Country Manager. ERSG Managing Director, Jim Ryan said: “The opening of […]

  • 19 October 2015

    On 6 September 2013 the Energieakkoord voor Duurzame Groei (the Energy Agreement for Sustainable Growth) was signed by (semi) governmental bodies and various other industry parties. The proposal outlines the agreements for the development of renewable energy in the Netherlands. The set goals seemed ambitious and overreaching at the time and unfortunately, due to the […]

  • 2 July 2014

    Dutch company Offshore Wind Services (OWS) ordered a Damen FCS 2008. This is the company’s second vessel ordered from Damen this year. Damen Shipyard Den Helder in the Netherlands will outfit the vessel with a second generator set and offshore crane. She will also be painted in the company’s colours. The vessel is to be […]

  • 28 November 2011

    A good Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System is of vital importance in offshore wind farm projects. An effective HSE Management System needs a safety policy which governs the full lifecycle of the project and provides the basis for the prevention of accidents and environmental damages. In her presentation at EWEA Offshore 2011 in […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has secured a contract with TenneT for unexploded ordnance (UXO) services at an offshore wind project in the Netherlands. Under the multimillion-euro contract, Fugro will bring DP2 multipurpose vessel Atlantis Dweller to its fleet to carry out identification and clearance (ID&C) activities beginning from April. According to the Dutch company, the announcement follows previous involvement in route […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    The Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk have given their final approval for the development of COBRAcable. This new, over 300-km-long subsea direct-current electricity connection (interconnector), will directly connect the Dutch and Danish power grids. Completion of the cable is scheduled early 2019. ‘Green’ cable’  “An important purpose of […]

  • 17 January 2014

    Windkracht 14, the Dutch offshore wind energy conference & exhibition, organised by the Dutch Wind Energy Association (NWEA), [email protected] and TKI Wind op zee, will be held at the WTC Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Major players working in the offshore wind sector will come together to discuss how to achieve the targets for offshore wind energy […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Dutch government has launched an international campaign entitled Wind & Water Works during an offshore wind energy masterclass organised by the Netherlands for ten guest nations.

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Development of the offshore wind industry in North-West Europe was the central topic at the Dutch – German – American Offshore Wind Summit held on 19th of May 2014 in Hamburg. The Renewable Energy Hamburg Cluster (EEHH) alongside the Dutch network Cleantech Holland, organized the workshop, which was attended by over 100 company representatives from […]

  • 27 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Shell to Bid at Upcoming Dutch Offshore Wind Tender? Reportedly, the oil and gas giant Shell is delving into the upcoming offshore wind projects in the Netherlands. TenneT Presents Borssele Offshore Platform Design (VIDEO) Along with the news that TenneT had been confirmed as the operator of the Dutch offshore grid, the TSO reported that […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Arcadis and Pondera Consult will carry out a strategic study into the various possibilities to transport the energy from future large-scale offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea to the national grid.

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new joint venture that will provide 24/7 services to the maritime and offshore industry has been launched in the Netherlands. The launch of Dutch Offshore Base BV, comprising Ter Haak Group, Dutch Offshore Group and Rotterdam Offshore Group, was announced at the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam this week. The newly created company said the shareholders’ activities and expertise are complementary, […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    130MW of offshore wind capacity added to the Dutch grid in 2015 helped the country grow its generation of electricity from wind turbines by nearly 20 percent last year, according to the data gathered by Statistics Netherlands (CBS). In 2015, 13 billion KW of electricity was generated from renewable sources in The Netherlands, approximately 11 percent of total […]

  • 7 October 2015

    Costa Renewables, brokering and consultancy services provider to the international energy industry, has opened its new head office in Alkmaar, the Netherlands. Ed Wehnes, Chief Executive Officer of Costa Renewables said: “With the new office we will be able to better serve our clients and expand our business in Europe.” The company was originally founded in […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Germany-based SeaRenergy B.V. has opened a new office in the Netherlands.

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch railway company NS has received the first power from the new wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, Eneco Luchterduinen. With the last of a total of 43 turbines installed this month, almost the entire park has been feeding electricity to the grid. As of 2018, NS will get 100 GWh of electricity from Luchterduinen, which is approximately 20% of […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Training & Education

    The Holland Home of Wind Energy plans a new visit to Massachusetts in order to secure their part in the development of this US state’s offshore wind potential after their most recent visit reportedly demonstrated that ”offshore wind is about to take off in the US, and Dutch companies could play a role in this sector.” Back […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Authorities

    A group of the Dutch state officials paid a visit to HZ Windpower as part of the program of the Sino-Dutch Offshore Wind Energy Round Table Meeting in Beijing on 27th, Jan. Comprising Minister of the Economical Affairs Mr. Henk Kamp and his delegation of the Ministry of Economical Affairs, Dutch Embassy Beijing, Consulate General Chongqing […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall’s permits to develop the Hollandse Kust (zuid) I&II wind zones in the Dutch North Sea have received an irrevocable status following a withdrawal of two complaints against the award decision.

  • 31 July 2018
    Technology

    Offshore Wind Innovators has launched a new innovation challenge developed for Dutch small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), start-ups and students to offer innovative offshore wind solutions to local corporates.

  • 25 November 2019
    Authorities

    The Dutch Government organised a Foreign Government Officials Program during Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2019 in Amsterdam to learn more about the Dutch approach to offshore wind energy. The Netherlands is a frontrunner in European offshore wind energy. Seventy per cent of Dutch electricity must be generated sustainably by 2030. More than half will […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A consortium of Mitsubishi Corporation and Chubu has reached an agreement with the Dutch energy company Eneco on the proposed sale of all shares in Eneco for a total equity value of EUR 4.1 billion. Mitsubishi will control an 80% stake in Eneco, with Chubu holding the remaining 20%. Mitsubishi also plans to transfer part […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    In a study released yesterday, Ecofys  assessed the economic impact of Dutch offshore wind energy. Commissioned by the Dutch Top consortium Knowledge and Innovation Offshore Wind Energy (TKI-WoZ), the study finds that offshore wind energy has so far created 2150 full-time jobs and generated a turnover of 900 million euro in 2014. The ambition of […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Dutch Senate has adopted a new law on offshore wind energy, thus making a crucial step in the transition to a more sustainable energy mix. Offshore wind energy is one of the main pillars of the Dutch Energy Agreement (Energieakkoord). The European target of 14% of renewable energy by 2020 requires some catching up, […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    An offshore wind delegation from the Netherlands is currently visiting China to intensify Sino-Dutch offshore wind cooperation and knowledge exchange.

  • 26 April 2016

    Royal Dutch Shell, the oil and gas company and one of the owners of the Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm, has given the Dutch government something to think about ahead of the general election in 2017, asking the country’s leaders to boost offshore wind ambitions. Shell emphasised the importance of developing the large-scale offshore wind potential in […]