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Ørsted’s first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands

Ørsted has started constructing its first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands by installing the first foundations at the 752MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm, marking an important milestone for the project. Henrik Egholm, EPC Director for Borssele 1 & 2, says: “It’s great that the installation has started now, according to plan. … Continue reading Ørsted’s first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands

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Wind energy in the Netherlands, Nordex to supply 44 wind turbines

In addition to the already published European orders received end of 2019, in December the Nordex Group was awarded on top to those orders a contract to install the Dutch wind farm “De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer” (DMO) as well. The manufacturer will supply 44 N131/3900 turbines including the foundations with a capacity of 171.6 … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands, Nordex to supply 44 wind turbines

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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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Vattenfall’s last coal power plant in the Netherlands is closing

The closing of Hemweg 8 is the result of legislation by the Dutch government that has decided to phase out coal production in the country. Alexander van Ofwegen, Director of Heat & Production at Vattenfall Netherlands says: “Vattenfall sees no future for coal” and in the coal phase-out discussion in the Netherlands we have been clear … Continue reading Vattenfall’s last coal power plant in the Netherlands is closing

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Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 wind farm to be fitted with new 11 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Vattenfall extend Hollandse Kust Zuid turbine supply to cover the entire Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone, making this the largest turbine collaboration to date for Vattenfall. Vattenfall will act as launching customer to pioneer Siemens Gamesa’s most powerful offshore wind turbine. At the WindEurope Offshore 2019 Conference & Exhibition … Continue reading Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 wind farm to be fitted with new 11 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

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Siemens Gamesa will install its new 11 MW offshore wind turbines in a Vattenfall wind farm in the Netherlands

The latest offshore wind turbine model, with 11 MW of power, is the perfect choice for the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind energy project, the world’s first offshore without subsidies. The wind farm will provide wind power to three million Dutch homes. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will install its new 11 MW offshore wind turbines in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will install its new 11 MW offshore wind turbines in a Vattenfall wind farm in the Netherlands

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Siemens Gamesa receives a firm order for a wind farm in the Netherlands

Siemens Gamesa and its partner Van Oord have obtained the firm order for the construction of the 380 megawatt (MW) Fryslân wind farm, in a lake in the Dutch region of Friesland, Netherlands, announced in August 2018 and valued at 500 million Euros The order includes the supply and installation of 89 SWT-DD-130 43 MW … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives a firm order for a wind farm in the Netherlands

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Wind power in the Netherlands: Enercon will supply wind turbines to the 60.45 MW Oostpolder wind farm

Enercon has secured a contract to deliver 13 wind turbines for the Windpark Oostpolder development in the Netherlands. The deal is for E-136 EP5 4.65MW wind turbines, 12 of which will go to Waddenwind and one to Gijzenberg Windenergie. The wind turbines will have a rotor diameter of 136 metres and 155-metre hub heights. The … Continue reading Wind power in the Netherlands: Enercon will supply wind turbines to the 60.45 MW Oostpolder wind farm

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Nordex receives contracts for wind power projects over 195 MW from Europe

Nordex continues to benefit from its broad global market position. In addition to the recently reported wind farm projects from Spain and Scotland, the manufacturer has secured further wind turbines projects in Europe for more than 195 MW in recent weeks. Twelve different customers – including project developers, utilities and citizen wind farms – from … Continue reading Nordex receives contracts for wind power projects over 195 MW from Europe

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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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Microsoft and Eneco to drive offshore wind power

Microsoft and renewable energy supplier Eneco have partnered to drive sustainable business transformations. Microsoft will use Eneco’s clean wind energy to power its data centres starting in 2022. After an earlier purchase in the year, Microsoft will buy 90 megawatts of offshore wind energy from the Dutch firm, bringing its total wind energy purchases in … Continue reading Microsoft and Eneco to drive offshore wind power

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Dutch TSO launches offshore wind power substation ahead of schedule

The occasion comes at a time when offshore wind power is set to grow. There are now 189 GW of wind energy in Europe, making up 14% of the EU’s power demand, and 18.5 GW of this is in Europe’s offshore fleet, whose 105 wind farms and 4,500 wind turbines now provide 40,000 jobs. On … Continue reading Dutch TSO launches offshore wind power substation ahead of schedule

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Largest smart electric vehicle charging network optimizes use of renewable energy in Amsterdam

Vattenfall and the City of Amsterdam, together with grid owner Liander, the infrastructure competence center Elaad, and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, today launch Flexpower, the largest public smart charging network for electric vehicles in Amsterdam. This innovative solution enables faster charging, maximal use of renewable electricity and more efficient use of the electric … Continue reading Largest smart electric vehicle charging network optimizes use of renewable energy in Amsterdam

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Construction of Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm has started

First unsubsidised offshore wind farm, Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2, is well underway outside the Dutch coast. In the coming years, Vattenfall will build a wind farm, Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2 off the coast of The Hague and Noordwijk that can supply green electricity to 1 to 1.5 million households. Dozens of … Continue reading Construction of Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm has started

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Vattenfall to buy 300MW of power from Dutch wind farm

Vattenfall has signed a long-term power purchasing agreement (PPA) to buy 300MW of renewable electricity from an upgraded Zeewolde wind farm in the Netherlands. As per the PPA, Vattenfall will purchase power generated from 83 of the total 91 turbines, to be installed at the wind farm. With a total of 91 turbines, the wind … Continue reading Vattenfall to buy 300MW of power from Dutch wind farm

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Vattenfall partners with Seaway 7 on Netherlands’ HKZ wind farm

Seaway 7 has been selected by Vattenfall as one of its partners for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1 & 2 offshore wind farm project. Seaway 7’s envisaged scope of work includes the transport and installation of 76 monopile foundations and the laying of the inter-array cables and will be led from Seaway 7’s main … Continue reading Vattenfall partners with Seaway 7 on Netherlands’ HKZ wind farm

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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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Ørsted participates in tender for Holland Coast South 3&4 offshore wind farm

Ørsted will be submitting a bid in the Dutch offshore wind tender for Holland Coast South 3&4. As part of its proposal to the Dutch government, Ørsted has already taken the final investment decision on the project and is working to establish green hydrogen projects based on power from its Dutch offshore wind farms. Henrik … Continue reading Ørsted participates in tender for Holland Coast South 3&4 offshore wind farm

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