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  • 10 June 2016
    R&D

    TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Numerous wind farms can be connected to the artificial island – a total capacity of over 30 GW can be connected on an island of roughly 6 km² – from […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Den Helder Airport is introducing a hub-and-spoke infrastructure enabling multiple helicopter take-off and landing sites at various locations along the Dutch coast.

  • 12 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT Presents ‘Hub and Spoke’ Offshore Wind Concept (VIDEO) TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Van Oord, Highland Group Team Up for Deutsche Bucht OWF Van Oord and Highland Group Holdings […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) consortium is seeking assistance in structured discussions with policymakers to realise the first large scale European electricity system for offshore wind. TenneT Netherlands, TenneT Germany, Energinet, Gasunie, and the Port of Rotterdam joined forces to develop a ”hub-and-spoke” concept, where offshore wind farms will connect to one or […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch energy infrastructure company Gasunie has issued a tender seeking consultancy services for the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) program. Under the 18-month contract, the selected company will be in charge of providing consultancy services with regards to offshore hub design, connection configurations, roll-out pathways, as well as system integration challenges. The first study needs […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Training & Education

    The proposed National College for Wind Energy (NCfWE) Shadow Board is calling for expressions of interest from skills providers who can offer specialist facilities and qualifications as part of developing the required national partnership. Board member, the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is acting as facilitator in this process. Seven National Colleges offering specialist training […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Total quality assurance provider Intertek has been commissioned by the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) programme to undertake a UK permitting and planning study. Consortium partners behind the NSWPH programme, TenneT Netherlands, TenneT Germany, Energinet, Gasunie, and Port of Rotterdam, have joined together to develop a large-scale European energy system for offshore wind in […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    After a two-day meeting in Den Helder, the directors of Aberdeen International Airport, Emden Airport, Esbjerg Airport, Humberside Airport, Stavanger Airport and Den Helder Airport have agreed to set up a North Sea Heliports Alliance (NSHA) in preparation for the upcoming roll-out of large-scale offshore wind farms in the North Sea.

  • 1 July 2016

    TenneT Presents ‘Hub and Spoke’ Offshore Wind Concept (VIDEO) TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Where Does Brexit Leave Offshore Wind? With the UK referendum result to leave the European Union, […]

  • 9 July 2019
    R&D

    The North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) is technically and economically feasible, according to the consortium proposing to develop the project. The announcement comes as the consortium gathered the results of the project assessment phase which included analyzing the possibility and conditions required to build one or several wind power hubs in the North Sea. […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The low winning bids for the Borssele offshore wind farms in the most recent tender rounds in the Netherlands were partly due to the fact that ”wind farm developers have the security of having TenneT as the designated offshore grid operator”, the transmission systems operator said.

  • 27 February 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT is holding market consultation for grid connection concepts for IJmuiden Ver wind energy area, which is farther from the coast than currently developed areas. The company is consulting on HVDC platforms and an artificial island as potential solutions.

  • 3 July 2017

    The technical and the economically attractive potential for deploying offshore wind in Europe is vast and we have only scratched the surface with the 13GW that we have today, according to WindEurope’s CEO Giles Dickson, who highlighted the key points from WindEurope’s latest report.

  • 28 August 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Offshore wind has been keeping organisations such as MARIN – working on testing and validation of new technology – busy for quite a while now, and the trend remains as the innovative industry is continuously on a quest to progress in almost every aspect.

  • 28 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    During the development of its new Offshore Transformer Module (OTM), Siemens team “threw away the rulebook” and got the weight down, because stripping the weight means stripping the costs. It removes the need for specialised heavy-lift vessels and allows using vessels already deployed on the field to install turbine foundations. 

  • 13 December 2016

    Tonnes of steel are being used to produce structures that support wind turbines installed at sea, erected at various distances from shore and featuring various generating capacity. As the offshore wind sector moves forward, wind farms are growing in scale, turbine capacity is increasing and the infrastructure is moving more and more away from land. These facts, […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Marine Current Turbines have completed move to the Bristol & Bath Science Park, located at Emersons Green, north Bristol. Their engineering, project and business development teams are now located under one roof. The completion of the move last week coincided with the first anniversary of the Science Park, which acts as a hub for the […]

  • 10 October 2017

    The second day of the Offshore WIND Conference, chaired by Mike Blanch – Associate Director at BVG Associates – started with this morning’s session called “Future forecast: reading the map”, which addressed the path and challenges on the offshore wind road towards 2023, as well as up to 2050 and beyond. 

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    While offshore wind developers are expecting turbines of 13-15MW capacity to be rolled out over the next few years (by 2024), MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched its 9.5MW turbine and brought the market only 0.5MW (500kW) away from the two-figure-megawatt point.

  • 26 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mussel Farming Begins at Belwind OWF On 15 November, a bio mussel force line was installed at the Belwind offshore wind farm as part of a research project investigating mussel farming at offshore wind farms. Ballast Nedam Re-Entering Offshore Wind Sector A few years after the sale of its offshore wind activities, the Netherlands-based construction […]

  • 6 December 2016

    With the offshore wind industry still in process of reaching its full technological and economical potential, innovation and cost reduction are inevitable subject whichever part of the industry one refers to. This might especially be true with design and engineering, where companies are trying to come up with novel and cost-effective solutions to advance the […]

  • 28 March 2012

      Global leader in subsea and offshore grouting, FoundOcean announces today that its expanded Offshore Service Base in Livingston, Scotland will see it doubling the number of employees the company has based there, including offshore personnel. A specialist provider of support services for the energy construction sector, FoundOcean has seen growth in demand from the […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Authorities

    President Obama on February 12 highlighted clean energy and challenged the nation to become even more energy efficient during his State of the Union address to Congress. During the speech marking the start of his second term of office, President Obama spoke about a range of clean energy topics, including cars and transportation, energy efficiency, […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Authorities

    The Provost of Aberdeenshire, Councillor Jill Webster, has attended a major conference on offshore wind technology to help raise the profile of what this area has to offer. The Scottish Renewables Offshore Wind & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is the largest event of its type ever seen in Scotland. The event, which features around […]

  • 29 November 2016
    R&D, Technology

    Driven by innovation and further cost reduction, offshore wind has the potential to grow to 100GW in 2030, according to ‘Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind’, a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched on 31 October at the World Wind Energy Conference in Tokyo.  Next-generation wind turbines with larger blades and floating turbines are expected to […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Rob van der Hage, Business Manager Offshore at TenneT Netherlands, will be one of the panellists in the closing discussion on short and long term potential at the Offshore WIND Conference and has provided an insight into the sector from an interesting point of view – that of an electricity transmission system operator. Regarding his […]