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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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GE Renewable Energy’s Cypress onshore wind turbine selected for repowering project in the Netherlands

Windplan Groen is the largest onshore wind farm in the Netherlands. GE to provide 26 Cypress 6.0-164 wind turbines, GE’s most powerful onshore turbine. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by Windkoepel Groen to repower part of the Windplan Groen project in Flevoland province in the Netherlands. Repowering involves replacing older … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy’s Cypress onshore wind turbine selected for repowering project in the Netherlands

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Vattenfall’s new heat pump provides homeowners an alternative to gas

Vattenfall has launched a high-temperature heat pump system that can replace the central heating boiler in one go. The heat pump system is designed to become a simple and affordable alternative to the gas-fired central heating boiler. The roll-out will first take place in the Netherlands, followed by other countries for which this solution is … Continue reading Vattenfall’s new heat pump provides homeowners an alternative to gas

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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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Ørsted signs EUR 175 million loan agreement with the Nordic Investment Bank

Ørsted has signed a EUR 175 million 8-year loan agreement with the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) for the purpose of co-financing its investment in the Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm in the Netherlands. Together with the loan agreement closed with the European Investment Bank on 6 September 2021, the intended long-term financing of … Continue reading Ørsted signs EUR 175 million loan agreement with the Nordic Investment Bank

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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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Wind farm Nieuwe Hemweg opens

Vattenfall, NS (the largest passenger rail transport company in the Netherlands) and ProRail have joined forces to open the Nieuwe Hemweg wind farm. Vattenfall has built six wind power turbines on the NS site in the Port of Amsterdam in recent months. These new turbines are replacing twelve old ones from the province of North … Continue reading Wind farm Nieuwe Hemweg opens

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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 to develop one of the world’s largest renewable hydrogen plants to be linked to industrial demand in the Netherlands and Belgium

‘SeaH2Land’ is an ambitious vision, linking GW-scale electrolysis to the large industrial demand in the Dutch-Flemish North Sea Port cluster through an envisaged regional cross-border pipeline. The green electricity required to produce the renewable hydrogen is proposed to come from the build-out of additional large-scale offshore wind. The major industrial companies in the region ArcelorMittal, … Continue reading Ørsted to develop one of the world’s largest renewable hydrogen plants to be linked to industrial demand in the Netherlands and Belgium

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Air Liquide first customer for offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid

Vattenfall has signed its first power contract for wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid. Air Liquide will purchase 100GWh of fossil-free electricity per year from the wind farm located off the Dutch coast. The 15-year contract will start in 2023 when the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm is operational. Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, … Continue reading Air Liquide first customer for offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid

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Vattenfall starts construction Wind farm Klaverspoor

This autumn, Vattenfall will start the construction of Klaverspoor Wind Farm in the province of Noord Brabant in the Netherlands next to the A16 motorway. The project involves an investment of EUR 45 million. Twenty-five percent of this amount will come from the Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij (Development Company of Brabant, BOM). “Vattenfall wants to make … Continue reading Vattenfall starts construction Wind farm Klaverspoor

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