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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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Siemens Gamesa to supply 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) today received the order for the 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from customer Seamade NV. It includes supply and commissioning of 58 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a 17-year Service agreement. The project consists of the two combined sites: Seastar, a … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium

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Belgium Propels Offshore Wind Energy

Northwester 2 in Belgium will be the world’s first offshore wind farm to feature the V164-9.5 MW wind turbines from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. It’s full steam ahead for Belgium’s next offshore wind farm as MHI Vestas and Parkwind confirm the firm order for the supply and installation of 23 V164-9.5 MW wind turbines for … Continue reading Belgium Propels Offshore Wind Energy

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Belgium’s Northwester 2 wind power project gets 210 mln euros EIB loan

It said another 100 million euros for the wind energy project would be guaranteed by Denmark’s Export Credit Agency EKF. Belgium’s 219 megawatt (MW) Northwester 2 offshore wind farm project secured a 210 million euro ($242 million) loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB), the bank said on Friday. EIB said the project, estimated to … Continue reading Belgium’s Northwester 2 wind power project gets 210 mln euros EIB loan

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Aeolus starts work on Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm

Starting in 2019, some 400,000 households will be running on green energy supplied by Norther, set to be Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm. Offshore installation vessel Aeolus underwent a major transformation before installing the very first foundation in the seabed this month. The installation of the first of a total of 45 foundations marks the … Continue reading Aeolus starts work on Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm

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Senvion delivers wind projects in Belgium totalling 32 megawatts

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has concluded six contracts in Belgium totalling 32 megawatts (MW). Four wind projects are located in the Flanders region and two others in the Walloon region from different clients. In the Flanders region, Senvion has concluded contracts with customers including EDF Luminus for Eeklo wind farm, Aspiravi … Continue reading Senvion delivers wind projects in Belgium totalling 32 megawatts

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Belgium will double offshore wind energy capacity

Belgium will double the area of its North Sea waters made available to offshore wind parks after 2020, the government announced on Friday, as part of its exit strategy from nuclear power. The country has four offshore wind parks that produce 871 megawatts of power and wants to increase that capacity to 2.2 gigawatts by … Continue reading Belgium will double offshore wind energy capacity

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Esvagt Mercator ready to support Belgian offshore wind farms

Company executives gather at Port of Oostende to christen the ‘Esvagt Mercator’; ship readies to support more than 100 offshore wind turbines in Belgian waters. Offshore wind continues its growing industrialisation in Belgium as MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Esvagt will announce the inauguration of the market’s newest state-of-the-art service vessel. The vessel, christened as … Continue reading Esvagt Mercator ready to support Belgian offshore wind farms

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Senvion concludes five wind power orders in Belgium totaling 45 megawatts

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has won five contracts in Belgium totaling 45 megawatts (MW) for the Senvion 3.4M114, 3.0M122 and MM100 turbines. The five contracts are with a range of clients and consist of three projects located in the Walloon region and two in the Flanders region. Nivelles project, located in … Continue reading Senvion concludes five wind power orders in Belgium totaling 45 megawatts

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Siemens awarded wind turbine order from EDF Luminus for two projects in Belgium

EDF Luminus, the second largest player in the Belgian energy market, has ordered wind turbines at Siemens Wind Power for two projects located in the Belgian municipalities of Dessel and Mol as well as in Beveren. The nine 3.2 megawatt (MW) machines of the Siemens D3 product platform will be installed at the wind projects … Continue reading Siemens awarded wind turbine order from EDF Luminus for two projects in Belgium

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Siemens wins first offshore wind energy project in Belgium

Siemens, as a significant player in offshore wind power, has successfully entered the offshore wind market in Belgium with a first order for the 309MW Rentel wind project. The customer is Rentel NV, part of the Otary partnership, a conglomerate of leading specialists from the Belgian renewable energy industry including investment and development companies. Siemens … Continue reading Siemens wins first offshore wind energy project in Belgium

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Van Oord to build Belgium’s largest offshore wind power project

Van Oord has signed a contract with Norther for the Balance of Plant works for the Norther offshore wind farm, located 23 km off the Zeebrugge coast in Belgium. With a maximal capacity of 370 MW, Norther is set to become Belgium’s largest offshore wind project. After completion it will deliver renewable energy to 400,000 … Continue reading Van Oord to build Belgium’s largest offshore wind power project

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ABB wins $80 million order to connect new offshore wind farm to the Belgian grid

ABB has won an order worth around $80 million from Rentel NV in Belgium to deliver an advanced cable system that will connect the offshore substation at the Rentel windfarm located off the Belgian coastline to the mainland close to Zeebrugge. The order was booked in the first quarter of 2016. ABB will design, manufacture … Continue reading ABB wins $80 million order to connect new offshore wind farm to the Belgian grid

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Gestamp Wind has set into operation 7 new wind farms in Belgium, Poland and Brazil

Gestamp Wind has set into operation 7 new wind farms in Belgium, Poland and Brazil  with a total investment of 170 million euros. During the past month of December, Gestamp Wind has set into operation seven new wind farms, with a combined power of 152 megawatts (MW). These wind farms are located in Belgium, Poland … Continue reading Gestamp Wind has set into operation 7 new wind farms in Belgium, Poland and Brazil

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Nobelwind offshore wind farm reaches financial close, Belgium

The €655 million Nobelwind offshore wind farm, located 45km off the Belgian coast at Ostend, has successfully achieved financial close. Mott MacDonald acted as lenders’ technical advisor during the project’s financing and will now monitor construction in an ongoing role. Nobelwind will be made up of 50 3.3MW Vestas wind turbines, providing a total capacity … Continue reading Nobelwind offshore wind farm reaches financial close, Belgium

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind receives 165 MW wind energy order for wind farm in Belgium

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received a firm and unconditional order for 50 V112-3.3 MW turbines for the Nobelwind offshore project in Belgium, with a total capacity of 165 MW, ref. Company announcement no. 2/2015 of 8 January 2015. Included in the contract between MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and customer Parkwind NW is a 15-year … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind receives 165 MW wind energy order for wind farm in Belgium

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Financing for the fourth Belgian offshore wind farm Nobelwind has been found

The financing for the construction of the fourth Belgian offshore windfarm in the North sea, known as Nobelwind, has been found. It was announced on Friday. The work will start in April 2016, and should finish in 2017. This new wind farm will be built next to Belwind, 47 kilometers from the Ostende coast. It … Continue reading Financing for the fourth Belgian offshore wind farm Nobelwind has been found

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Jan De Nul Group and Nobelwind sign EPCI contract for the construction of a wind power plant in the Belgian North Sea

Jan De Nul Group and the offshore wind project Nobelwind signed the first offshore wind contract for Jan De Nul’s recently acquired offshore jack-up heavy lift vessel Vidar. It concerns the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of 51 monopile foundations for 50 wind turbines and for the Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS), the supply and … Continue reading Jan De Nul Group and Nobelwind sign EPCI contract for the construction of a wind power plant in the Belgian North Sea

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