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13 February 2019 Business & Finance, R&D

Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has joined the QUALIFY project dedicated to increasing the usage of adhesively bonded hybrid structures in shipbuilding and generating spin-offs to other industries.  The R&D project, part of the EU program Interreg 2 Seas, will see a multi-scale testing plan implemented to provide insights into the long-term performance of hybrid joints […]

22 January 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Parkwind and ESB have reached an agreement under which ESB will acquire up to 35% stake in the Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland. The companies will also work together on the Clogherhead offshore wind farm, as Parkwind plans to acquire up to 35% in this project, for which ESB holds a foreshore license to commence site […]

7 November 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

10 July 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Belgium's Parkwind and Summit Tailwind Belgium, part of the Sumitomo Corporation, have submitted a notification of concentration to the European Commission for the acquisition of the joint control over Northwester 2.

16 May 2018 Business & Finance

The Parkwind-Valeco consortium, pre-selected for developing an offshore wind farm in the Dunkirk area in France, is calling for contributions which could help in the future realization of the project.

3 May 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Parkwind has acquired full ownership of KNK Wind, the project company behind the 247MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea that won the concession rights at the latest offshore wind tender in Germany.

24 April 2018 Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has teamed up with green energy producer Eoly, part of Colruyt Group, and gas transmission specialist Fluxys to build an industrial-scale power-to-gas installation that converts green electricity into green hydrogen that can be transported and stored in the existing natural gas infrastructure.

19 April 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

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.

14 December 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

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. 

24 November 2017 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

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.

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.

27 October 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

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.

4 October 2017 Wind Farm Update

Belgium-based offshore wind farm developer Parkwind has agreed an investment to become a strategic partner in the proposed 330MW Oriel offshore wind farm project in the North Irish Sea.

5 November 2015 Business & Finance

Wim Biesemans has joined the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME. As the new CEO of DEME Concessions he will oversee all concession activities related to renewable energy (offshore wind and wave and tidal energy) and marine resources. Biesemans was previously involved in the development of the offshore wind farms Belwind, Northwind, and recently […]

25 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

The Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland is getting ready for the start of site surveys after having secured a license by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The investigation works are scheduled to commence in August at the site off the coast of Dundalk in dialogue with the stakeholders and the local […]

11 June 2019 Vessels

High Speed Transfers (HST) has signed a contract with MHI Vestas to provide its HST Harri and HST Euan fast crew supply vessels (FCSs) for the Northwester 2 offshore wind project. The five-year charter is set to begin this year at the Belgian wind farm after the newbuild vessels are delivered. HST Harri is the third FCS […]

16 April 2019 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

3 April 2019 Business & Finance, Technology

SeaTwirl, Colruyt Group, and NorSea Group have signed a Letter of Intent to collaborate on financing, developing and installing the SeaTwirl S2-1MW floating wind turbine. The Swedish company has agreed with both Colruyt Group and NorSea Group on their intentions to commit to the financing, development, and installation of the SeaTwirl S2-1MW, the second scale-up of SeaTwirl’s […]

6 March 2019 Authorities

Denmark and India have signed a Letter of Intent to establish a Center of Excellence for offshore wind in India. The LoI was signed by A.N. Sharan, Joint Secretary, Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, and Peter Taksøe-Jensen, the ambassador of the Danish Embassy to India. India has established a goal of having 5GW of operating offshore […]

28 February 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

28 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has launched the geotechnical campaign for the 247MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind project located in the German Baltic Sea. Parkwind has appointed Fugro to perform the soil investigation. The campaign has started with the unexploded ordnance survey and will continue with the cone penetration testing (CPT) and borehole drilling. […]

19 February 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

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 […]

31 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

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 […]

14 January 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has expanded its presence at the Port of Oostende in Belgium with the opening of a new office location. MHI Vestas is already an established company in the offshore wind industry at the port facility. The MHI Vestas turbines are operated by Parkwind on Northwind (72 turbines), Belwind (55 turbines) and Nobelwind (50 […]

11 October 2018 Business & Finance

Triodos Bank has entered the Belgian offshore wind market with a financial loan for the Northwester 2 project.

8 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

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.