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Offshore wind energy delivers again in competitive Dutch tender

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency announced that Vattenfall have won the tender to build and operate the Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 are 350 MW each and will start operating in 2023. They are the latest in a series of 700 MW annual offshore … Continue reading Offshore wind energy delivers again in competitive Dutch tender

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Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

Vattenfall has won the tender for the second phase of the Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 3 & 4. In September 2018, Vattenfall was granted permits to build the first phase, HKZ 1 & 2. The wind farms will have a capacity of approximately 1.5 GW wind energy combined and will become … Continue reading Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

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Dutch Climate Agreement sets ambitious targets for wind energy and CO2 reductions

The Dutch Climate Agreement announced today sets ambitious CO2 reduction targets for 2030 and foresees significant further growth in onshore and offshore wind power. The Netherlands aims to cut CO2 emissions by 49% by 2030, a significant increase over its 2020 goal of 25%. The Agreement also fixes volumes for the expansion of wind energy … Continue reading Dutch Climate Agreement sets ambitious targets for wind energy and CO2 reductions

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Siemens Gamesa is on track with the new SG 10.0-193 DD wind turbine for the world’s first zero subsidy offshore wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) and Vattenfall are collaborating to realize the supply of wind turbines at these offshore wind power plants being developed in Dutch waters. Pending final developments, the new SG 10.0-193 DD turbines could be installed at Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 and Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4 projects. The HKZ 1&2 project … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa is on track with the new SG 10.0-193 DD wind turbine for the world’s first zero subsidy offshore wind farm

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Wind energy in the Netherlands: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

13 large wind turbines planned for Dutch wind power projects totalling 49 MW. The Nordex Group has received in the last quarter of 2018 an order from Vattenfall to supply and install 13 wind turbines for two wind power projects in the Netherlands. The 22 MW “Haringvliet” wind farm includes six N117/3675 machines and the … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Zero-subsidy bidding in latest Dutch offshore wind energy auction

The Dutch government has given subsidy-free bidders first bidding in an auction for the twin 350 MW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind projects. On Friday 15 December Swedish energy group Vattenfall announced its zero-subsidy bid. EnBW, Masdar, Shell and Statoil have also confirmed their bid for this auction. The Dutch Government accepted bids from any … Continue reading Zero-subsidy bidding in latest Dutch offshore wind energy auction

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Nordex Awarded 180-MW Project in the Netherlands

Vattenfall, owner of the Dutch utility Nuon, yesterday signed a contract for the delivery of 50 N117/3600 turbines with the Nordex Group in Amsterdam. The project “Wieringermeer” is one of the biggest onshore projects for Vattenfall in Europe. The wind farm has an above-average capacity factor of 42 per cent due the excellent average wind … Continue reading Nordex Awarded 180-MW Project in the Netherlands

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Microsoft signs one of the largest wind energy deals in the Netherlands with Vattenfall

Microsoft Corp. has announced its second European wind project in the Netherlands with Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest electricity and heat retail and producers. Microsoft will purchase 100 percent of the wind energy generated from a repowered and expanded wind farm that is adjacent to its local datacenter operations in the Netherlands. The 180-megawatt wind … Continue reading Microsoft signs one of the largest wind energy deals in the Netherlands with Vattenfall

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 752 MW to DONG Energy in the Netherlands

Siemens Gamesa and DONG Energy have signed an agreement for the supply of 94 8-MW turbines (752 MW) at the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind power plant being developed in Dutch waters. The contract additionally includes maintenance of the turbines. The wind power plant will be located 22km from the coast of the Dutch … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 752 MW to DONG Energy in the Netherlands

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Gemini Offshore Wind Farm operational

The Gemini Offshore Wind Park was officially opened yesterday. Pieter van Oord, CEO of Van Oord, expressed his pride in Van Oord’s involvement in Gemini and thanked all of the shareholders for their support. The grand opening was held in Eemshaven, the Netherlands. Once the home of the project offices, Eemshaven is now the home … Continue reading Gemini Offshore Wind Farm operational

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Gamesa makes further inroads into the European wind energy market

The company has been hired to supply its wind turbines at six wind farm developments located in France, Italy, Greece and the Netherlands. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has given its European business strategy a boost having entered a new market, the Netherlands, where it will supply 11 MW, and won another … Continue reading Gamesa makes further inroads into the European wind energy market

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Dutch tender brings offshore wind power on a par with conventional power generation

The Netherlands’ Minister of Economic Affairs has today awarded DONG Energy the concession to build the offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. The total price for the two projects is €87/MWh including the cost of the grid connections. This is by some distance a record low for offshore wind. The previous lowest was Horns … Continue reading Dutch tender brings offshore wind power on a par with conventional power generation

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Netherlands Offshore Wind Farm Borssele cheapest world wide

The cost of building and operating the Borssele offshore wind farm is expected to be Euro 2.7 billion cheaper than previously estimated. Moreover the 700 MW wind farm will generate 22.5% more electricity than anticipated. The lower than anticipated price follows fierce competition between companies in the public tender to secure the permit and associated … Continue reading Netherlands Offshore Wind Farm Borssele cheapest world wide

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Dong Energy has won the right to build 700 MW of offshore wind farms in the Netherlands

Dong Energy has won the right to develop and build 700MW of offshore wind farms in the Borssele 1 and 2 zones in the Netherlands. The winning strike price bid excluding transmission costs is €72.70 per megawatt-hour. The price support will last for 15 years.       Both 350MW projects will be built by mid-2020 with … Continue reading Dong Energy has won the right to build 700 MW of offshore wind farms in the Netherlands

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Van Oord installs Gemini wind power project’s first monopile

Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus has successfully installed Gemini wind power project’s first monopile. The offshore wind project, one of the largest in the world, will consist of 150 monopiles. The project is expected to be fully operational by 2017 generating clean and renewable energy for 1.5 million people in the Netherlands. Gemini is … Continue reading Van Oord installs Gemini wind power project’s first monopile

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Aeolus completes Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm

Van Oord’s offshore transport and installation vessel Aeolus successfully completed the installation of 43 wind turbines on the Dutch Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm. Aeolus completed the foundations in the autumn of 2014. The installation of the wind turbines started early April and was completed on 9 June. At the moment 22 wind turbines are … Continue reading Aeolus completes Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm

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Fugro awarded contract to investigate wind farm sites

Fugro and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, have signed two contracts to investigate the Borssele wind area, off the Zeeland coast. The workscope includes measuring meteorological and oceanographic conditions and performing geophysical investigations of the seabed. Fugro will measure wind speeds at the future wind farm locations using its … Continue reading Fugro awarded contract to investigate wind farm sites

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Van Oord: New Dutch wind farm generates first wind energy

Today, at 15.00 hours the 240-hour test phase of the first of 43 wind turbines at offshore wind farm Eneco Luchterduinen was successfully completed. This means that the wind park is now generating green energy for the Dutch grid. The installation of the wind turbines is progressing well. At present, Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel … Continue reading Van Oord: New Dutch wind farm generates first wind energy

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Heart of new Dutch wind farm installed offshore

The OHVS (Offshore High Voltage Station) was installed offshore for the new Dutch offshore wind farm, Eneco Luchterduinen (129 MW). A crane vessel was deployed for this spectacular operation. With its 80-metre-high booms, the floating crane picked up the station in IJmuiden. The OHVS (appr. 900 tonnes) is four storeys high, 24 metres long, 23 … Continue reading Heart of new Dutch wind farm installed offshore

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Green Light for First Dutch Offshore Wind Power Grid Connection

Pondera Consult with Arcadis been commissioned by TenneT for the guidance of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) procedure for the first offshore grid connection in the Netherlands. TenneT TSO is responsible in the Netherlands for the connection of offshore wind farms in the North Sea. Wind Borssele area is the first area that is being … Continue reading Green Light for First Dutch Offshore Wind Power Grid Connection

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