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The Netherlands hosts another successful wind power auction based on criteria other than price

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) published the results of “Site VI” of the Hollandse Kust West (HKW) tender. It is the second site in the HKW area. The winner is Ecowende – a joint venture between Shell and Eneco. They will be building the 756 MW project by 2026. This auction was a comparative assessment … Continue reading The Netherlands hosts another successful wind power auction based on criteria other than price

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RWE successful in Dutch offshore wind tender

RWE wins Dutch support-free offshore wind tender: The company has received the permit to build a large-scale offshore wind farm – Hollandse Kust West (HKW) VII. The site is located in the North Sea, about 53 kilometres off the Dutch coast. On the site RWE will be able to deliver more than 760 megawatts (MW) … Continue reading RWE successful in Dutch offshore wind tender

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Enercon installs first EP3 wind energy converter with innovative E-nacelle

3 x E-138 EP3 E3 WECs for Staphorst wind farm in the Netherlands / Next milestone in ENERCON’s technology roadmap to lower the cost of energy  Following on from the EP5 platform, ENERCON is now also introducing the E-nacelle to the EP3 platform. The first EP3 WEC type to receive the innovative machine house with built-in … Continue reading Enercon installs first EP3 wind energy converter with innovative E-nacelle

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Netherlands offshore wind energy target: 70 GW by 2050

The Dutch cabinet has set an offshore wind power target of 70 GW by 2050 to increase sustainability and increase hydrogen production. These plans are based on the assumption of generating around 50 GW of wind power in 2040 and the cabinet is already working to deliver 21 GW by 2030, which is about 75% … Continue reading Netherlands offshore wind energy target: 70 GW by 2050

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Vattenfall aims to build the world’s first offshore hydrogen cluster in the Netherlands

In the future, more and more of our energy will come from wind energy and solar power. Since nothing changes as much as the weather, the amount of electricity supplied by wind turbines and solar is also in a constant state of flux. How can we overcome this? How can we ensure that the supply … Continue reading Vattenfall aims to build the world’s first offshore hydrogen cluster in the Netherlands

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Vattenfall and Air Liquide sign long-term electricity supply agreement for offshore wind power

Air Liquide has signed its largest long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to date in the Netherlands with Vattenfall, for 115 MW or around 500 GWh per year, of renewable electricity from the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid. This PPA comes in addition to a 100 GWh-PPA with Air Liquide announced in March 2021, expanding … Continue reading Vattenfall and Air Liquide sign long-term electricity supply agreement for offshore wind power

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Ørsted and TotalEnergies partner to participate in Dutch offshore wind tenders

Ørsted and TotalEnergies have joined forces to jointly submit bids for the two Dutch offshore wind tenders “Holland Coast West” with the aim to achieve net positive impact on biodiversity and the Dutch energy system. The Holland Coast West wind farms are located approximately 53 km off the Dutch coast and have a combined capacity … Continue reading Ørsted and TotalEnergies partner to participate in Dutch offshore wind tenders

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Vestas wins 116 MW order in Netherlands

Vestas has received a 116 MW order from Eneco for the Windpark Maasvlakte 2 wind farm in the Netherlands. The order includes supply and installation of 13 V162-6.0 MW wind turbines and nine V117-4.2 MW wind turbines in 4.3 MW operating mode, which will be part of the wind farm Eneco is building on the … Continue reading Vestas wins 116 MW order in Netherlands

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Netherlands plans to double offshore wind capacity by 2030 to 22 GW

The Dutch government released an ambitious new plan that calls for nearly doubling the country’s plans for installed offshore wind power generation by 2030. The new plans look to expand the areas available for development in the North Sea to support the Netherlands’ near-term goal for reducing emissions and will be further supplemented with longer-term efforts … Continue reading Netherlands plans to double offshore wind capacity by 2030 to 22 GW

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RWE builds wind turbines on a sea dike dam in the Netherlands

Oostpolderdijk Wind Farm in Eemshaven demonstrates future opportunities for sea dikes. Special climbing crane helps to construct wind turbines due to limited space. World premiere in Eemshaven: RWE builds the first wind turbines on a sea dike dam. The Oostpolderdijk Wind Farm in the Dutch province of Groningen will consist of three turbines. This is the … Continue reading RWE builds wind turbines on a sea dike dam in the Netherlands

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Vattenfall and SwifterwinT select GE Renewable Energy on wind energy in the Netherlands

GE Renewable Energy to supply 24 Cypress 5.5 MW onshore wind turbines. The 132 MW project is part of the Windplanblauw wind farm located in central Netherlands.Deal includes a 25-year service contract. Vattenfall and SwifterwinT announced today that they have selected GE Renewable Energy to supply 24 Cypress onshore wind turbine units for the Windplanblauw … Continue reading Vattenfall and SwifterwinT select GE Renewable Energy on wind energy in the Netherlands

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Dutch SDE++ scheme would abate more emissions if it was technology-specific

The Dutch Government published the results of its SDE++ support scheme. This was the first time the mechanism accepted bids based on CO2 reductions delivered, rather than generating capacity added. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) was therefore eligible to receive Government support. And it immediately received 70% of the total €4.6bn budget. €99m is going … Continue reading Dutch SDE++ scheme would abate more emissions if it was technology-specific

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Vattenfall starts construction of offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid

The construction of the 1.5GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm has started. The first vessel transporting foundations to the construction site departed today. Over the next two years, the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farm will be built off the Dutch coast. The fossil-free energy generated by the wind farm will benefit both households, … Continue reading Vattenfall starts construction of offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid

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Ørsted has signed an agreement with NBIM, who will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share of Ørsted’s 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted has signed an agreement with Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), who will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share of Ørsted’s 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm, which was commissioned in the fourth quarter of 2020 and generates green power to the equivalent of one million households’ annual power consumption in the Netherlands. … Continue reading Ørsted has signed an agreement with NBIM, who will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share of Ørsted’s 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm

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Amazon scores offshore wind energy deal with Shell and Eneco

Power purchase agreement (PPA) will see tech giant buy more than half the generation capacity of the 759MW Holladske Kust Noord offshore wind farm under construction off the coast of the Netherlands Amazon has struck a deal to directly buy clean power from a subsidy-free offshore wind farm being co-developed by oil major Shell and … Continue reading Amazon scores offshore wind energy deal with Shell and Eneco

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Vattenfall opens Princess Ariane Wind Farm, the largest Dutch onshore wind farm

Today Vattenfall has opened the largest Dutch onshore wind farm. The former Wieringermeer wind farm was officially renamed Princess Ariane Wind Farm during an opening ceremony. It consists of 82 wind turbines and will generate renewable electricity equalling the demand of approximately 370,000 households. “Princess Ariane Wind Farm is a light house project for us … Continue reading Vattenfall opens Princess Ariane Wind Farm, the largest Dutch onshore wind farm

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Wind energy in the Netherlands, 50 Nordex wind turbines for Vattenfall wind farm

Nordex has successfully completed the first part of the Dutch 300 MW wind power project Wieringermeer for its customer Vattenfall: The last of 50 N117/3600 wind turbines were connected to the grid in August. The location of the project – not to mention the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic – posed particular challenges. Construction of … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands, 50 Nordex wind turbines for Vattenfall wind farm

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Vestas, Rabobank and Windpark Zeewolde partner up to build Netherland’s largest onshore wind energy project

Windpark Zeewolde B.V., Vestas and Rabobank have closed wind turbine contracts and financing for the Windpark Zeewolde wind project in the Netherlands. A unique collaboration of over 200 local farmers, residents and entrepreneurs from the Netherlands, Windpark Zeewolde B.V. has placed an order for 83 Vestas wind turbines totaling 322 MW for the Zeewolde wind … Continue reading Vestas, Rabobank and Windpark Zeewolde partner up to build Netherland’s largest onshore wind energy project

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Vattenfall gives green light to world’s largest offshore wind energy project

Vattenfall has taken final investment decision for Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 proceeding with the construction of what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm.  With its installed capacity of 1,500 MW, the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm will be the largest of its kind worldwide, when fully operational in 2023. It will have … Continue reading Vattenfall gives green light to world’s largest offshore wind energy project

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Enercon supplies E-126 EP3 wind turbines for Oostflakkee wind energy project

ENERCON is supplying eight E-126 EP3/4 MW wind turbines for the wind farm Oostflakkee in the Netherlands. The order also includes turnkey installation and construction of a 50 kV transmission substation, and maintenance of the WECs during the operating phase.  The operator is French energy producer Kallista Energy. Kallista Energy, the independent French renewable energy … Continue reading Enercon supplies E-126 EP3 wind turbines for Oostflakkee wind energy project

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