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Nordex receives orders for 43 MW of wind power in Belgium

Nordex has received orders for the supply of wind turbines for four wind farms with a total of 43.2 MW from one of the largest wind farm operators in Belgium, Aspiravi. The orders also include a Premium Service contract for the turbines that covers a period of 20 years. The following wind farms are being … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 43 MW of wind power in Belgium

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Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark will on Wednesday announce a joint pledge to build at least 150 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind in the North Sea by 2050, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told Danish daily Jyllands-Posten. This would be an almost tenfold increase in the European Union’s offshore wind capacity and comes as … Continue reading Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

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WindEurope supports Belgium’s higher target for offshore wind power

The Belgian Government today announced that Belgium will raise its offshore wind target to 8 GW. That’s up from 5.7 GW under its existing 2030 target. The announcement is influenced by the ongoing war in Ukraine and its implications for European energy security. It comes a week after the European Union announced its RePowerEU plan … Continue reading WindEurope supports Belgium’s higher target for offshore wind power

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ENGIE & Equinor launch the H2BE project to kick-start low-carbon hydrogen market in Belgium

In February, energy groups ENGIE and Equinor announced an MoU to develop low carbon hydrogen projects together. Now the two companies move forward and announce the H2BE project which aims to develop production of low-carbon hydrogen from natural gas in Belgium. The Belgian federal government released its Hydrogen Strategy on 29 October and the H2BE … Continue reading ENGIE & Equinor launch the H2BE project to kick-start low-carbon hydrogen market in Belgium

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Denmark and Belgium to connect energy islands with undersea cable

Grid operators Elia (BE) and Energinet (DK) are to collaborate further on the creation of a world first: the first undersea connection between two energy islands, exchanging power between two countries and bringing energy from offshore wind farms on land. Danish Climate and Energy Minister, Dan Jørgensen and the Belgian Energy Minister Tinne van der … Continue reading Denmark and Belgium to connect energy islands with undersea cable

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Ocean Winds celebrates the official inauguration of the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium

The SeaMade wind farm was officially inaugurated today in the presence of Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the North Sea Vincent Van Quickenborne, Minister of Energy Tinne Van der Straeten, and Mayor of Ostend Bart Tommelein. SeaMade NV is responsible for the simultaneous development of the Mermaid and Seastar … Continue reading Ocean Winds celebrates the official inauguration of the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium

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Ørsted to develop one of the world’s largest renewable hydrogen plants to be linked to industrial demand in the Netherlands and Belgium

‘SeaH2Land’ is an ambitious vision, linking GW-scale electrolysis to the large industrial demand in the Dutch-Flemish North Sea Port cluster through an envisaged regional cross-border pipeline. The green electricity required to produce the renewable hydrogen is proposed to come from the build-out of additional large-scale offshore wind. The major industrial companies in the region ArcelorMittal, … Continue reading Ørsted to develop one of the world’s largest renewable hydrogen plants to be linked to industrial demand in the Netherlands and Belgium

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RWE to supply Ineos with wind energy

Electricity to be supplied from 2021 onwards from the Northwester 2 wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. RWE Supply & Trading and Ineos have entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Under the terms of the ten-year agreement set to begin in 2021, Ineos will purchase 198 gigawatthours  of green electricity per year from … Continue reading RWE to supply Ineos with wind energy

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New Belgian Government set to reinforce wind energy commitments

Belgium now has a new Government. Prime Minister Alexander de Croo’s administration strongly supports the European Commission’s proposed emission reduction target of at least 55% for 2030 and has hinted at beefing up the country’s climate and energy ambitions. Tinne Van der Straeten from the Greens (Groen) is appointed as the new federal Energy Minister. … Continue reading New Belgian Government set to reinforce wind energy commitments

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INEOS signs industrial wind power contract with ENGIE

INEOS has concluded the largest ever purchase contract of wind energy for heavy industry in Belgium. The 10-year agreement with energy producer ENGIE, for the purchase of renewable electricity will avoid 1,150,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions and give a significant boost to the further development of capital-intensive offshore wind market. Renewable energy will be supplied … Continue reading INEOS signs industrial wind power contract with ENGIE

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Northwester 2 completes wind turbine installation of first 9.5MW platform

The 219 MW Northwester 2 wind energy project in Belgium has now seen all 23 wind turbines fully installed. In a joint operation with MHI Vestas and Jan De Nul Group, Parkwind completed the final installation of wind turbines at the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. The 219 MW wind power project is located in … Continue reading Northwester 2 completes wind turbine installation of first 9.5MW platform

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219 MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm has begun delivering wind power to the Belgian grid

219 MW offshore wind farm features MHI Vestas 9.5MW wind turbines. The wind power project’s first commissioned wind turbine began generating power over the weekend. The wind farm, being developed by Parkwind, is expected to be fully operational by the summer. It comprises 23 MHI Vestas V164-9.5 MW wind turbines. Northwester 2 will supply just … Continue reading 219 MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm has begun delivering wind power to the Belgian grid

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MHI Vestas Installs First V164-9.5 MW wind Turbine at Northwester 2 wind power

The first wind turbine has been installed at Northwester 2 wind farm in Belgium, the world’s first offshore wind farm to feature the record-breaking V164-9.5 MW turbine. The 219 MW project, Northwester 2, is the first offshore wind power plant in the world to deploy the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine from MHI Vestas. The project … Continue reading MHI Vestas Installs First V164-9.5 MW wind Turbine at Northwester 2 wind power

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North Seas Energy Ministers reinforce cooperation on offshore wind power

Energy Ministers from North Seas countries met today in Brussels and agreed their 2020 Work Programme on offshore wind energy deployment as a means of reaching climate neutrality by 2050. The 10 North Seas Energy Cooperation countries – Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK – agreed at their … Continue reading North Seas Energy Ministers reinforce cooperation on offshore wind power

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Nordex receives contracts for wind power projects over 195 MW from Europe

Nordex continues to benefit from its broad global market position. In addition to the recently reported wind farm projects from Spain and Scotland, the manufacturer has secured further wind turbines projects in Europe for more than 195 MW in recent weeks. Twelve different customers – including project developers, utilities and citizen wind farms – from … Continue reading Nordex receives contracts for wind power projects over 195 MW from Europe

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Elawan Energy launches its sixth wind farm in Belgium

Elawan Energy has put into commercial operation the wind farm of Hannut, in the region of Wallonia, Belgium. With a power of 22 megawatts of wind (MWs) with Nordex / Acciona wind turbines. This new wind farm is the sixth that Elawan Energy has built in Belgium. Of these, three have been sold and the … Continue reading Elawan Energy launches its sixth wind farm in Belgium

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Offshore wind energy to play leading role in Belgian decarbonisation

On 30 April, the official inauguration of the Rentel wind farm took place in the Ostend Hippodrome in Belgium. Rentel is the first offshore wind farm built by Otary, a consortium that unites eight major Belgian wind power players. The wind farm consists of 42 wind turbines with a total capacity of 309 MW, providing … Continue reading Offshore wind energy to play leading role in Belgian decarbonisation

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MHI Vestas Installs Norther Wind Turbines in Record Time

Average installation time for the company’s latest wind energy project is half of the installation time at Burbo Bank Extension. Reflecting the company’s dedication to operational efficiency and continuous improvement, the installation team at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, in partnership with Norther NV and Van Oord, completed the safe installation of Norther’s 44 V164-8.4 MW … Continue reading MHI Vestas Installs Norther Wind Turbines in Record Time

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Belgian energy and climate plan proposes renewables target of 18.3% by 2030

On 5 February WindEurope attended a workshop in the Federal Parliament of Belgium on the draft of the Belgian National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP). EUFORES (the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources) organised the workshop in cooperation with the federal parliament of Belgium. This is part of a larger series of workshops in national … Continue reading Belgian energy and climate plan proposes renewables target of 18.3% by 2030

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Senvion signs 48 MW wind turbines contracts of 3.XM series in European core markets

Senvion has signed 47.5 megawatts (MW) firm contracts of its modular 3.XM series in Belgium, France and Portugal in the fourth quarter of 2018. In Belgium, Senvion has concluded contracts with customers including EDF Luminus for the Sint Gillis Waas wind farm and Eoly for the Rebaix wind farm. The Belgian wind farms total four … Continue reading Senvion signs 48 MW wind turbines contracts of 3.XM series in European core markets

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