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  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Strengthening business ties within the offshore wind industry will be high on the agenda during the Dutch trade mission to France, led by Lilianne Ploumen, the country’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, scheduled for 10 and 11 March, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency reports. Hans Timmers, the President of the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), will join the mission and host the […]

  • 9 October 2011
    Authorities

    The Dutch government and the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA) have jointly signed a Green Deal on offshore wind energy. For further development of wind energy in the North Sea a substantial reduction of the cost is required, increasing to 40% in 2020. Innovation and policy adjustments form an essential part. The Green Deal incorporates […]

  • 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 August 2018

    Offshore Energy is pleased to welcome the Netherlands Wind Energy Energy Association (NWEA) as supporting partner to the exhibition and conference.

  • 15 November 2011

    BMO Offshore will give a presentation on the benefits of on-site measurements during EWEA’s Offshore Wind Conference in Amsterdam. The presentation entitled: ‘Offshore Wind Project Risks: Experience, Assessment and Reduction’ will be delivered by BMO’s commercial director Bart Ummels on Thursday, december 1st, 11.00-12.30 during the session ‘The soft sector and hard cash’ in the […]

  • 22 September 2017

    The first Anglo-Dutch Offshore Wind Roundtable Discussion was held on 20 September at the British Ambassador’s Residence in The Hague. The event saw key organisations and major offshore wind players come together to discuss several topics that have a great influence on the installed capacity as well as the project pipeline of future development of offshore wind in both countries. 

  • 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, […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP) presented its bid book ‘The Essential Guide for Installation and O&M Hollandse Kust Wind Farms’ to Vattenfall, which was recently awarded the permit for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I & II offshore wind farm, the Netherlands’ first non-subsidised offshore wind farm.

  • 2 September 2015

    A recent news item on the Dutch BNR Nieuwsradio covering the results of German-American research by the Max-Planck Institute on the efficiency of wind generation published in the scientific publication PNAS has caused surprise and concern among the Dutch wind energy industry. With a new political debate on wind energy in the Netherlands planned for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2017

    Offshore Wind Innovators, a community for companies active in the Dutch offshore wind industry, has launched its first ever innovation award.

  • 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. […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities

    The Netherlands Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Association (NOGEPA), the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), the Dutch Foundation for Nature Conservation and Environmental Protection, TenneT and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) have signed a Declaration of Coordination and Cooperation in the North Sea Region. The organisations, which signed the agreement for closer […]

  • 15 October 2018

    Keeping pace with offshore wind is not only on top of the list for the supply chain that delivers its products and services to the fast-growing industry, but also for the sector in its entirety in terms of people working in it and the need for (more) offshore wind professionals. 

  • 14 January 2020
    Training & Education

    The Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), Atlas Professionals and DOB-Academy have launched an initiative to increase the pool of qualified personnel in the offshore wind sector. The Renewables Roadshow has an aim to promote working in the wind industry among adolescents and create the foundation for a strong future workforce and specialists in the sector. […]

  • 29 November 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The jury of the Offshore Wind Innovation Award 2017 has announced ECE Offshore, Next Ocean and Jules Dock as three finalists for the most appealing innovation in offshore wind.

  • 9 March 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Today, TenneT launced a special website where relevant stakeholders can provide feedback on the development of an offshore electricity grid. For some time, TenneT has been consulting stakeholders on technology and planning. The overall goal of this process is to optimize, together with stakeholders, the offshore grid configuration and realization against minimum societal cost. By collaborating […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Offshore wind will play an important role during the twelfth edition of the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) on the 28th of March at WTC Rotterdam.

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    There are no local content requirements in offshore wind tenders in the Netherlands because the Dutch government sees competition as key to achieving cost reductions, Ruud de Bruijne, Project Manager Offshore Wind Energy at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) said during the Offshore WIND Conference in Amsterdam.

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Thirty-nine Dutch business community leaders, including initiators Siemens, Van Oord, Eneco, Shell, and Rotterdam Port Authority, have joined forces in a Transition Coalition to request the Dutch government to draw up climate legislation to implement the agreements reached at the Paris summit. The Transition Coalition is calling on the government to draw up climate legislation […]

  • 20 April 2017

    Offshore wind development is doing well in the Netherlands. Coastal waters surrounding the country will see 3.450MW installed up to 2023 as defined in the Energy Agreement. Now is the time to ask: what will happen next?

  • 16 January 2012

    Grid integration is being discussed in this edition as one of the possible key elements to achieving the sorely needed cost reduction to make offshore wind development in Europe viable. It therefore seemed to us a right time and place to highlight a current development of a substation design that is claiming to do just […]

  • 15 May 2017

    By John Spee, Investment Projects & Acquisition at Noord-Holland Noord The Dutch harbour city Den Helder has grown the last 40 years into a key offshore hub for the Central and Southern North Sea. Now with the transition from Oil & Gas to renewables on the horizon, the region sees a leading role for itself. The […]

  • 14 February 2013

    It was 40 years ago, in the time of the international oil crisis, that some of the first initiatives were undertaken by, what the Dutch now would call, ‘goat-hair wool sock men’ taking a look at wind as a source for generating energy. Reason enough for one of these ‘pioneers’, Chris Westra, to organise a day where the […]

  • 26 November 2013

    East of England representatives have returned from the offshore wind industry exhibition in Frankfurt with increased optimism about the region’s major role in the global windpower revolution. EWEA’s event attended around 500 exhibitors among which was a team from the Norfolk and Suffolk Energy Alliance (NSEA), promoting the EEEZ (the East of England Energy Zone). […]

  • 17 April 2013

    Poland is the biggest wind energy market in the EU’s newer Member States, but wobbles in government support have made investors nervous. EWEA spoke to Ewa Kurdyła, Director of the Polish Wind Energy Association. The following is EWEA’s interview with Ewa Kurdyła: Poland’s National Renewable Energy Action Plan indicates that cumulative wind capacity should increase […]