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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

    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.

  • 2 February 2015

    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 […]

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

    The Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. and its Danish counterpart 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Dutch energy infrastructure company Gasunie has joined the PosHYdon pilot, a project that aims to integrate three energy systems in the Dutch North Sea: offshore wind, offshore gas, and offshore hydrogen. The PosHYdon pilot is an initiative of Nexstep, the Dutch association for decommissioning and reuse, and TNO, the Dutch organisation for applied scientific research, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. 

  • 9 October 2015

    The Dutch National Museum of Dredging has opened an exhibition titled Offshore wind – Challenge at sea, which will run from October 8, 2015 to March 14, 2016. The exhibition is made possible through the contribution of photographs, films, models and information from Eneco, Van Oord, Boskalis, ECN, Royal IHC, Royal Dirkzwager VBMS, Sif, Wind Cats and Jan […]

  • 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.

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Netherlands plan to increase their installed offshore wind capacity to 4,500 megawatts by 2023. With the related roll-out reaching round 3, one of the first tenders issued will be the 700 MW tender for the Borssele coast area. The Dutch grid operator TenneT has been designated to become the operator of the offshore grid. […]

  • 22 November 2011

    More than 7.000 visitors are expected in the period from 29th November to 1st December to attend the congress and the exhibition being held concurrently in the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition & Convention Center in the course of Offshore 2011. Windcomm offers the opportunity to obtain comprehensive information about the very latest offshore developments in Germany […]

  • 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.

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]