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16 May 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy UK Ltd. and Ziton A/S have signed the contract for the upgrade of blades at the West of Duddon Sands wind farm offshore the UK. Under the contract, Ziton will provide a turnkey solution to upgrade the blades of the wind farm's 108 turbines. The upgrade of the blades will be […]

23 April 2019 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

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 […]

4 April 2019 Environment, Wind Farm Update

Pondera Consult has won a contract to carry out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for lots VI and VII in the Hollandse Kust (west) offshore wind energy area in the Dutch North Sea. Pondera will manage the environmental impact assessment, the appropriate assessment, and the assessment for the protection of species in the context of […]

2 April 2019 Grid Connection

The Flemish government and the Belgian transmission system operator Elia have jointly proposed plans for Ventilus, a new high-voltage project in West Flanders to connect additional offshore wind capacity. Wind energy is Belgium’s biggest source of renewable generation (8% of the total energy mix) and there are specific plans to expand wind capacity with a second […]

1 March 2019 Wind Farm Update

Fugro plans to commence geotechnical survey operations at the Hollandse Kust (west) site in April, the company informed after recently winning the contract for the works with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl). As the agreement is expected to be finalised soon, Fugro has already started preparing to carry out the project that will run until […]

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 […]

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
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 […]

8 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

Peterson UK Limited has signed a long-term agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP) to establish a new operational and logistics base in the Port of Lowestoft, the UK. The new agreement will see Peterson operate a range of warehouse, cargo and logistic services from the port, including fuel bunkering to support the renewable energy and oil & […]

14 December 2018 Wind Farm Update

Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Ltd. has installed an EOLOS floating LiDAR buoy at the Moray West offshore wind farm site, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms.

22 November 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

Highland Council's North Planning Applications Committee has recommended that the Council raises an objection to the Moray West offshore wind farm, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms.

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 […]

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.

8 October 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

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.

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.

26 September 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Ørsted has appointed Steven Engels as the new General Manager for Continental Western Europe, as well as Country Manager for the Netherlands, a position previously held by Jasper Vis.

3 September 2018 Business & Finance

Jifmar Offshore Services has acquired the Scotland-based North West Marine (NWM), combining its management of offshore projects and support for developers of bottom-fixed and floating wind farms with NWM's territorial base.

29 August 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

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. 

7 August 2018 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

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.

31 July 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

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.

10 July 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

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.

6 July 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

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.

15 June 2018 Authorities, R&D

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has opened a tender for geophysical soil investigations at the Hollandse Kust (west) offshore wind farm zone.

16 May 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has awarded BLIX, together with its partners Reynolds International, Wind Support, RPS, Periplus and Marine Geological Advice, with a contract for expert support for soil investigations for the offshore wind farm zone Hollandse Kust (West).