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Van Oord to build largest Dutch offshore wind farm

The Gemini offshore wind energy project shareholders, headed by Canada’s Northland Power Inc., announced today that they have reached agreement with the banks on the project’s financing. The financial close will contribute EUR 2.3 billion to the overall construction costs of EUR 2.8 billion. Van Oord has a 10% equity stake in this project. The other … Continue reading Van Oord to build largest Dutch offshore wind farm

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Siemens lands mega offshore wind energy deal in the Netherlands

In the biggest deal that Siemens’ Energy Services Division has ever secured, the German company said it would supply a large contingent of wind turbines for an offshore farm off the Dutch coast and provide maintenance. Siemens announced Thursday it had signed a contract on the delivery of 150 wind turbines to the Gemini farm … Continue reading Siemens lands mega offshore wind energy deal in the Netherlands

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Siemens provides 150 wind turbines for largest Dutch offshore wind farm

The Gemini consortium has signed all construction, operations and financing contracts yesterday with a total construction budget of nearly EUR 3 billion. With more than 20 parties involved 70 percent of this budget will be provided on the basis of project financing – making Gemini the largest-ever project financed offshore wind farm. For the Gemini … Continue reading Siemens provides 150 wind turbines for largest Dutch offshore wind farm

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Northland Power tops up majority equity stake in 600 MW North Sea offshore wind farm to 60%

Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) (TSX:NPI)(TSX:NPI.DB.A)(TSX:NPI.PR.A)(TSX:NPI.PR.C) today announced it has entered into agreements for the rights to acquire Typhoon Offshore B.V.’s 5% interest in Gemini, a 600MW offshore wind project currently in advanced development. Subject to final documentation and the approval of its Board, this would top up Northland’s intended majority equity stake in Gemini to … Continue reading Northland Power tops up majority equity stake in 600 MW North Sea offshore wind farm to 60%

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Alstom will supply wind turbines to Hartelkanaal wind farm in the Netherlands

Alstom has signed two contracts totalling around €30 million with Investment Engineering, a renewable energy developer in the Netherlands, for the delivery, installation and commissioning of ECO 110 wind turbines at the Hartelkanaal wind farm – located in the Port of Rotterdam. Alstom will also provide 15 years Operation and Maintenance service. This wind farm … Continue reading Alstom will supply wind turbines to Hartelkanaal wind farm in the Netherlands

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DONG Energy acquires full ownership of three offshore wind farm projects in the Netherlands

DONG Energy has acquired the remaining 50% interest in three Dutch offshore wind development projects from its joint venture partner SSE. The projects, Den Helder 1, Breeveertien II and West-Rijn, have a total consented capacity of up to 1,050 megawatt and are located in the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands. The purchase … Continue reading DONG Energy acquires full ownership of three offshore wind farm projects in the Netherlands

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Gemini 600MW offshore wind farm approved in Netherlands

Typhoon Offshore, on behalf of Gemini, announced today that the permits for Gemini, the 600MW offshore wind farm that will be built in the North Sea 55 kilometers north of the Dutch island of Schiermonnikoog, are now irrevocable. The permits had to be amended due to the complete redesign of the project, resulting in a … Continue reading Gemini 600MW offshore wind farm approved in Netherlands

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Vattenfall opens largest onshore wind farm

Today will see the official opening of Vattenfall’s Zuidlob wind farm in the central part of the Netherlands. With its 36 turbines and a total of 122 MW of installed capacity, it will be Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm and will supply 88,000 households with renewable electricity annually. The investment cost is SEK 1.4 billion. … Continue reading Vattenfall opens largest onshore wind farm

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Van Oord involved in Gemini offshore wind farm

Northland Power Inc. (NPI), the Canadian producer of sustainable energy, announced that together with Siemens Project Ventures GmbH (Siemens), HVC N.V., Typhoon Offshore B.V. and Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors B.V., it will be developing, constructing and operating the Gemini offshore wind farm. The share distribution is as follows: NPI 55%, Siemens 20%, Van … Continue reading Van Oord involved in Gemini offshore wind farm

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Netherlands sets out plans for 6,000 MW onshore wind energy

The Dutch government recently published its draft plans aimed at better managing the growth of onshore wind power in the country to the satisfaction of the Dutch Wind Energy Association (NWEA). The plan sets out how at least 6,000 megawatts of onshore wind power can be installed in the Netherlands in the coming years. New … Continue reading Netherlands sets out plans for 6,000 MW onshore wind energy

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Vestas signs renewal of offshore service contract for 120 MW with Eneco in the Netherlands

Vestas has signed a 10-year extension of the service contract for Eneco’s wind power plant Prinses Amaliawindpark (PAWP) in the Netherlands. The contract has a total capacity of 120 MW comprising 60 units of the V80-2.0 MW wind turbine. The contract is a 10-year service agreement extension with Vestas’ latest Active Output Management (AOM) 5000 … Continue reading Vestas signs renewal of offshore service contract for 120 MW with Eneco in the Netherlands

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CG to power Luchterduinen offshore wind farm in The Netherlands

CG, along with its consortium partners, has been awarded a Rs 239 crore contract for the construction of an offshore HV substation in the Netherlands from Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects BV. CG, in consortium with Cofely Fabricom and Iemants, will design, deliver and install the high voltage offshore substation for the Luchterduinen project. The … Continue reading CG to power Luchterduinen offshore wind farm in The Netherlands

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Solar energy causes revolution in Dutch electricity market

The growth of solar energy has had a much greater impact on the Dutch energy infrastructure than was previously expected and taken into account. As solar panels look set to supply a much greater share of domestic electricity needs in the future, gas and coal plants are growing increasingly unprofitable, and energy utilities are having … Continue reading Solar energy causes revolution in Dutch electricity market

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Wind energy and farming come together in the Netherlands

The Global Wind Day “wind energy stories” series continues as photographer and wind power enthusiast Robert van Waarden travels to Flevoland to meet Stephan and Ralph de Clerck who successfully combine wind power and farming. Cycling along the country roads of Flevoland, you can’t help but notice the wind. If you’re lucky, it is behind … Continue reading Wind energy and farming come together in the Netherlands

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Ballast Nedam and Mammoet Selected for Near Shore Wind Farm Noordoostpolder

Siemens Nederland has signed a contract with Ballast Nedam and Mammoet for the Near Shore Wind farm Noordoostpolder in the IJsselmeer in the Netherlands. Ballast Nedam’s contribution will consist of the engineering, supply and installation of the foundations for the 48 wind turbines. Afterwards, Mammoet will transport and install the 48 wind turbines. Financial close … Continue reading Ballast Nedam and Mammoet Selected for Near Shore Wind Farm Noordoostpolder

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Dutch offshore wind farm Luchterduinen awarded to Van Oord

Van Oord has been awarded the construction of the offshore wind farm Luchterduinen. The wind farm will be located 23 kilometres from the Dutch coast between Noordwijk and Zandvoort. Client is the joint venture Eneco-Mitsubishi Corporation. The 43 wind turbines will have a combined capacity of 129 Megawatts and will generate green electricity for nearly … Continue reading Dutch offshore wind farm Luchterduinen awarded to Van Oord

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