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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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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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