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  • 20 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore and Hellenic Cables have completed the testing and energization of the export cable connections at the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. DEME said it is currently carrying out the inter-array cable installation and preparing for the turbine installation campaign, set to begin in mid-June. “Another important milestone for the SeaMade offshore wind […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been chosen as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the Seastar and the Mermaid offshore wind projects in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 23 August 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    On the evening of 22 August, the offshore high-voltage station (OHVS) for Belgian Norther offshore wind farm was placed on top of its monopile foundation that was installed earlier at the project site located some 23km off the port of Zeebrugge.

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Belgium’s Elia Asset N.V. has awarded compatriot G‐tec with a contract to carry out seabed surveying and sea soil sampling on the east coast of Belgium for submarine power cables and an offshore platform which will form part of the proposed Modular Offshore Grid.  Along with the survey design and planning, the work includes marine geophysical and geotechnical surveys […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Norther Offshore High Voltage Station (OHVS) built at the Hoboken yard of ENGIE Fabricom by the consortium partners ENGIE Fabricom, Smulders and CG, has set sail towards its destination in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Developers of the Mermaid and the Seastar wind farms in the Belgian North Sea have merged the two projects into one – the 487.2MW Seamade.

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The 487MW SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea has reached financial close.

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Belgium’s offshore wind farms generated 4.7TWh of electricity in 2019, a nearly 38% increase compared to 2018 when the country’s offshore wind turbines produced 3.408TWh of electricity. The electricity produced offshore covered close to 6% of the country’s total electricity consumption in 2019, according to the Belgian Offshore Platform. The increase in production is mainly […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind has issued a tender seeking companies to design, build, install and commission the offshore high voltage substation (OHVS) for its Northwester 2 wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 17 September 2012
    Grid Connection

    Experts on HVDC grids for offshore wind power will meet at the Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) to present, analyse and discuss the latest advances in the technologies and research in the field of HVDC electric power transmission systems for offshore wind farms. The workshop will be held in the framework of the training […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Grid Connection

    The NEMO interconnection link between Great Britain and Belgium is entering the commissioning phase.

  • 30 January 2013
    Grid Connection

    The Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) developers are gathering political support for the New Jersey part of the project, the first offshore backbone electricity transmission system proposed in the United States, which would link the offshore wind generators to the mainland via subsea cables. Although the developers are presenting the New Jersey link as a cost-effective […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Technology

    A consortium comprising the Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind, Fluxys, and Eoly, is moving forward with a project to build a power-to-gas installation in Zeebrugge to convert renewable electricity into hydrogen through electrolysis. The developers gathered around the Hyoffwind project aim to install a 25MW electrolyzer in Zeebrugge to produce hydrogen on an industrial scale. […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Grid Connection

    Seven European companies active in the electricity transmission industry, including system operations development, financing, installation, operation and maintenance of such systems, and/or of renewable energy generation signed on December 9 a preliminary cooperation agreement aiming at bundling competences and strengths to actively contribute to the development of future offshore grid infrastructure, more specifically in the […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Vessels

    Florida-based Aeolus Energy Group (AEG) has committed to constructing a fleet of offshore wind farm vessels and port facilities as part of its expansion into the US offshore wind market.

  • 31 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Hellenic Cables has signed a contract with Vos Prodect Innovations for the design and delivery of sealed cable hang-off systems for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in Belgium.

  • 18 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second SeaMade offshore substation topside has been installed in the Seastar concession area in the Belgian North Sea. The wind farm’s first substation was installed in the Mermaid concession area at the beginning of March. Each with a weight of 1,200 tonnes, the substations transform the wind energy that is produced to 225kV, which in […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) will support the construction of the Northwester 2 wind farm off the Belgian coast with a loan of EUR 210 million.

  • 16 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    US-based Aeolus Energy has signed an agreement with Norway’s Ulstein Design & Solutions, B.V. to design a Service Operations Vessel (SOV).

  • 4 February 2020
    Grid Connection

    Nemo Link, the interconnector between UK and Belgium, is celebrating its first year of operation. On this occasion, the project partners National Grid and Elia have reported the interconnector’s “outstanding performance figures.”

  • 1 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    This winter, offshore wind energy covered some 9 percent of the total electricity demand in Belgium, which represents a 50 per cent increase over the annual average in 2019.

  • 19 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Parkwind and marine contractor Jan De Nul have kicked off offshore seabed preparation works in the Belgian North Sea for the 219MW Northwester 2 wind farm. Jan De Nul has just finished the offshore scour protection works on the wind farm’s 23 turbine locations. At each location, the subsea rock installation vessel Simon […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Siemens is to supply eight converter transformers for the Nemo Link project, a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system connecting Belgium and Great Britain. The customer is Nemo Link, a joint venture between National Grid Nemo Link Limited, a subsidiary company of the UK’s National Grid Plc, and the Belgian Elia Group. The HVDC link […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Siemens has been awarded an order for a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system to connect the British and Belgian national grids via subsea cable. Siemens will be responsible for the turnkey installation of both converter stations using HVDC Plus technology with a transmission voltage of ±400 kilovolt (kV) DC. Customer is Nemo Link, a […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    CG has been awarded the contract for the grid connection study and supply of main transformer 275 MVA and 2 reactors of 65 MVAr at the Northwind offshore wind farm in Belgium. The Northwind wind farm, previously named “Eldepasco”, will have an installed production capacity of 216 MW. The connection between the Offshore High Voltage […]

  • 24 February 2011

    Eight Belgian offshore wind specialists are pooling their experience and know-how in a new knowledge centre for wind energy at sea. Otary, as the new partnership is called, will construct and run offshore wind farms in Belgium and possibly abroad, should the opportunity arise. The Otary partnership (via Otary plc RS) comprises the green electricity […]