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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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Prysmian secures contract for offshore wind farm inter-array cables supply in Belgium

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded contracts by Nobelwind NV, an offshore wind farm developer, to supply wind turbine inter array cables for the Bligh Bank 2 offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Zeebrugge in Belgium. Prysmian is responsible for the design, manufacture and … Continue reading Prysmian secures contract for offshore wind farm inter-array cables supply in Belgium

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Senvion delivers tallest onshore wind turbine type to Belgium

Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth-largest wind turbine manufacturer, has concluded a contract with Storm on the construction of the foundations and the delivery and installation of three Senvion 3.2M114 wind turbines in Belgium. The wind turbines, each with a hub height of 143 metres, are intended for … Continue reading Senvion delivers tallest onshore wind turbine type to Belgium

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EDF Energies Nouvelles expands its solar power and wind energy activities to Belgium

With the creation of EDF EN Services Belgium, EDF Energies Nouvelles now offers its operations & maintenance (O&M) services for renewable energy installations in Belgium via its dedicated subsidiary, EDF EN Services. Jointly-owned by EDF Luminus, an EDF Group company in Belgium, the new unit provides management services for EDF Luminus and third-party owner-operators at … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles expands its solar power and wind energy activities to Belgium

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Wind energy in Belgium: Gamesa wind turbines for wind power project of EDF and Eneco

Gamesa will supply seven of its G114-2.5 MW wind turbines to developers EDF and Eneco for a wind farm in Liege which it will then maintain for 15 years. Gamesa will install another 14 G58-850 kW wind turbines for EDF Energies Nouvelles for a wind farm being built in the south of France. Gamesa, a … Continue reading Wind energy in Belgium: Gamesa wind turbines for wind power project of EDF and Eneco

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Vestas offshore wind energy project in Belgium

Today there is information in the market regarding a MHI Vestas Offshore Wind energy project in Belgium. Vestas can confirm that Nobelwind and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind have entered into a conditional agreement regarding the 165 MW Nobelwind project in Belgium, comprising 50 V112-3.3 MW wind turbines. As soon as the project translates into a … Continue reading Vestas offshore wind energy project in Belgium

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Alstom’s Haliade offshore wind turbine produces its first kWh off the Belgian coast

On September 19th, Alstom’s next-generation Haliade™ 150-6MW offshore wind turbine, installed just off the Ostend coast at Belgium’s Belwind facility, produced its very first kWh. The assembly and the tests conducted have so far helped to optimise the turbine’s installation and commissioning procedures at sea. Tests will continue in order to confirm how the machine … Continue reading Alstom’s Haliade offshore wind turbine produces its first kWh off the Belgian coast

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The various components of Alstom’s 6MW offshore wind turbine, currently one of the most powerful on the market, are in the process of being loaded onto the liftboat or self-elevating wind turbine installation and crane unit, “Bold Tern”,  in the port of Ostend, Belgium.  The vessel, owned by Fred Olsen Windcarrier, specialists in the transport … Continue reading Alstom

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