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Ballard announces order from CrossWind to supply fuel cell for offshore wind

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced an order for a fuel cell system to CrossWind, a joint-venture between Shell and Eneco. The Ballard fuel cell system will be integrated in the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project. The Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project, located off the coast of the Netherlands, will … Continue reading Ballard announces order from CrossWind to supply fuel cell for offshore wind

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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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Shell and Eneco win right to build large Dutch offshore wind farm

A joint venture of Shell and Dutch energy company Eneco has won the right to build an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 756 megawatts in the North Sea. The wind farm, located around 50 kilometres west off the Dutch coast, is expected to be operational in 2026. The 54 wind turbines in the … Continue reading Shell and Eneco win right to build large Dutch offshore wind farm

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RWE operates wind turbines on a dike

In the Dutch district of Eemshaven, three wind turbines are now running on a sea dike. Innovative installation methods: climbing crane and CSM panels. Oostpolderdijk wind farm highlights new options for utilising dikes. For the first time, wind turbines are now running on a sea dike. In Eemshaven, within the Dutch province of Groningen, RWE … Continue reading RWE operates wind turbines on a dike

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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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Dutch project to combine solar and farming

In the Netherlands Vattenfall is constructing a solar park where solar panels are combined with cultivation. The aim of the so-called Symbizon project is to show that farming and solar panels can go well together. In densely populated Netherlands land use is a hot issue. The Symbizon agri-PV project in Almere just outside Amsterdam aims … Continue reading Dutch project to combine solar and farming

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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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The pilot plant to produce energy from hydrogen is transferred to the Netherlands

It is a new generation of power plants based on fuel cells (FCPP: Fuel Cell Power Plant), capable of flexible operation. Abengoa, an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the infrastructure, energy and water sectors, has successfully completed the start-up, commissioning and Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of the demonstration plant … Continue reading The pilot plant to produce energy from hydrogen is transferred to the Netherlands

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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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First power from offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid delivered

The first power from Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm has been successfully delivered to the Dutch electricity grid. Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm, located around 18-35 kilometres off the Dutch coast in the North Sea is still in a testing phase, but the first operating turbine is already producing electricity, which is transferred to shore … Continue reading First power from offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid delivered

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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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RWE commissions its first floating photovoltaic project

RWE, one of the world’s leading companies for renewable energy, has commissioned its first floating photovoltaic (PV) project. The project consists of around 13,400 solar panels that float on a lake near the Amer power plant in Geertruidenberg, in the Netherlands’ province of Noord-Brabant. The innovative solar field has an installed capacity of 6.1 megawatts … Continue reading RWE commissions its first floating photovoltaic project

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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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Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark will on Wednesday announce a joint pledge to build at least 150 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind in the North Sea by 2050, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told Danish daily Jyllands-Posten. This would be an almost tenfold increase in the European Union’s offshore wind capacity and comes as … Continue reading Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

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RWE participates in the Dutch tender for offshore wind power

RWE’s innovative ecological concepts deliver net positive impact on biodiversity during construction and operation of offshore site VI. Perfect match of supply and demand through full system integration at offshore site VII, including 600 MW electrolyser capacity for green hydrogen production, e-boilers for heating and battery storage.Comprehensive Research & Development programme on system integration and … Continue reading RWE participates in the Dutch tender 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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New Dutch offshore wind energy auctions focus heavily on non-price criteria

The Netherlands are about to close the bidding in their latest offshore wind auction – for the Hollandse Kust West site. There are two different areas up for auction with a total 1.5 GW of capacity. The auction makes extensive use of non-price criteria. It’s by some distance the most advanced use of non-price criteria … Continue reading New Dutch offshore wind energy auctions focus heavily on non-price criteria

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Netherlands doubles offshore wind energy targets for 2030

The Dutch government on Friday doubled its forecasts for offshore wind power generation in the country by 2030 as the Netherlands seeks to curb its reliance on fossil fuels and imports from Russia. “This is an important step in the transition to more sustainable energy,” said Dutch Climate and Energy Minister Rob Jetten in a … Continue reading Netherlands doubles offshore wind energy targets for 2030

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Dismantling of Irene Vorrink Wind Farm after 25 years of faithful service

After 25 years of faithful service, the wind turbines of the Irene Vorrink Wind Farm, one of Vattenfall’s oldest wind farms in the Netherlands, will be dismantled. All parts of the wind turbines will also be recycled where possible. The 28 wind turbines of the Irene Vorrink Wind Farm, named after the Dutch politician Irene … Continue reading Dismantling of Irene Vorrink Wind Farm after 25 years of faithful service

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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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