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Bladt Industries has installed the transformer on the offshore substation built for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium. According to the Danish company, three cranes were necessary for the installation of the 235t transformer on the substation. To remind, the substation topside began its journey towards Bladt’s premises in Aalborg from Mostostal Pomorze in […]
Poland’s Mostostal Pomorze has loaded out the substation topside built for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Gdansk. The load-out operations were performed on 13 and 14 of April. The topside is currently travelling to Aalborg in Denmark where Bladt Industries will continue working on it. In June 2018, Mostostal Pomorze signed a contract for prefabrication of […]
RWE and Parkwind have signed a long term power purchase arrangement (PPA) under which RWE Supply & Trading GmbH will procure the electricity production from the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. The German energy company intends to sell the electricity and guarantees-of-origin to its large industrial and municipal customers. The Northwester 2 wind farm will consist […]
The Belgium-based Marlinks has secured a contract for monitoring the cable burial depth of the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. Marlinks will monitor the burial depth of six inter-array cables and one export cable, which will be equipped by the company’s distributed temperature sensing (DTS) measurement system. According to Parkwind, the majority owner of the 219MW project, the system uses the […]
Tekmar Energy has secured a contract by Jan De Nul to provide its cable protection system (CPS) for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium. Under the agreement, Tekmar will supply its TekLink Mechanical Latch Generation 8 CPS for all of the project’s inter-array and export cables. The system will be produced at the company’s manufacturing […]
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Parkwind have confirmed the firm order for the supply and installation of 23 V164-9.5 MW turbines for the Northwester 2 wind farm offshore Belgium. Installation is scheduled to begin in late 2019, MHI Vestas said. Northwester 2 in Belgium will be the world’s first offshore wind park to feature the V164-9.5 MW […]
Belgian offshore wind developer Northwester 2 has selected the French cable specialist Nexans to provide an export cable system for the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.
Northwester 2 has reached the official close of financial agreements with all key stakeholders and banks for the construction of the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.
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.
As of 24 August, Japan-based Sumitomo Corporation holds a 30% stake in the Northwester 2 offshore wind project, developed by Parkwind in the Belgian sector of the North Sea.
Northwester NV has awarded Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) with a contract to deliver a submarine inter-array power cable system for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.
The European Commission has approved the acquisition of joint control by Parkwind and Summit Tailwind Belgium over Northwester 2, a project company holding a 224MW concession in the Belgian North Sea.
Jan De Nul will commence works on the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium in June 2019, the EPCI contractor informed as it announced the signing of a contract with Parkwind, the developer of the Belgian 219MW offshore wind farm.
Bladt Industries has signed two contracts with Jan de Nul and Parkwind, under which the foundation manufacturer will deliver 23 monopiles and transition pieces for Northwester 2 wind turbines, and one monopile and transition piece for the project’s substation.
Northwester NV, the developer of Belgian Northwester 2 offshore wind farm, has awarded Bladt Industries with an EPCI contract for the project’s offshore substation, under which Bladt – with its partners Semco Maritime and ISC – is in charge of designing, building and installing the substation.
Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has selected MHI Vestas 9.5MW wind turbines for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.
Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has applied for funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for its Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.
After inviting requests to participate in the tender for the supply and installation of the Northwester 2 offshore high voltage substation (OHVS) in late November, Parkwind recently updated the selection guide with more specifics on the selection process and information to be provided by interested parties.
Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind is looking for a provider of an export cable for the 228MW Northwester 2 wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.
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.
Following the support scheme agreement reached today (27 October) with Belgian government for its Northwester 2 offshore wind farm, Parkwind announced it will now accelerate project development activities and prepare for financial close in 2018.
Belgium has the potential to almost double its installed offshore wind capacity planned for 2020, according to Flemish Minister for Energy Bart Tommelein, who sees the 2,200MW capacity planned for 2020 going to 4,000MW.
Siemens’ direct drive offshore wind turbines have generated 2.5 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity since the prototype 6MW direct drive turbine was installed at Høvsøre, Denmark in May 2011. To put the amount of electricity produced by its direct drive offshore wind turbines into perspective, Siemens said that 2.5TWh of electricity is enough to meet the annual […]
In 2014, three Belgian offshore wind farms (C-Power, Belwind and Northwind) produced more than 2.2 million megawatt hours of electricity. Belgian Secretary of State for North Sea, Bart Tommelein, said that the production in 2014 is equivalent to the annual consumption of 623,715 households, adding that this is an impressive figure, especially since the Northwind offshore wind […]
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