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Partner content: Online Wind Energy Courses from TU Delft

At TU Delft, we carry out ground-breaking research into both onshore and offshore wind energy.Within the Wind Energy Department at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, a wide array of innovative research is being performed and extensive educational programs are offered to support the development of wind energy technology and the expansion of the use of…

Huisman receives second order in Japan

Huisman recently signed a contract with Japan Marine United Shipyard (JMU) for the delivery of a 1,000mt SWL Pedestal Mounted Crane (PMC) for offshore wind turbine installation in Japan. It is the second contract from JMU. In 2016, Japanese Penta-Ocean Construction company awarded JMU a contract for the delivery of a Self Elevating Platform (SEP)…

BOW Terminal to build new terminal in Eemshaven

BOW Terminal, based in Vlissingen, will open a new logistical hub in the Eemshaven, in the north of the province of Groningen. BOW Terminal and Groningen Seaports will officially sign a contract for the purchase of 22 ha in total during the Offshore Energy Exhibition in Amsterdam on 23 October. The companies already signed a…

Wind energy to help Amsterdam in the energy transition

As of January 2019 Nuon/Vattenfall will be the new energy supplier for the Amsterdam public transportation company GVB. The energy will come from 100% renewable energy sources that are generated in the Netherlands. The contract between the companies runs for a period of 10 years, till the end of December 2028. Part of the energy…

TWD introduces monopile seafastening system

Engineering company TWD has designed an innovative seafastening system to transport monopiles to an offshore wind farm in a more cost-effective way. The system is suitable for monopiles of all sizes, including those up to the 11m diameter in the foreseeable future without any changes to the support structure. The innovative seafastening consists of two…

Huisman to design monopile gripper for Jan De Nul Group

Last week Huisman was awarded a contract by Jan De Nul Group for the delivery of a monopile gripper. The monopile gripper has a modular, tailor made design to allow use on a wide range of projects. It is unique in its capacity as well as versatility to accommodate usage in existing projects and future…

Van Oord and GeoSea to install Borssele 1+2

Ørsted announced today that it has contracted Van Oord and GeoSea for the installation of the 752 MW Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm. The Borssele 1+2 site is located 23 kilometres from the coast of Zeeland (Westkappele). The construction is scheduled for 2020. GeoSea (part of DEME) will be responsible for the transportation and installation…

Water Authority Zuiderzeeland to participate in onshore wind farm Hanze

On Friday Vereniging Windpark Hanze and Waterschap Zuiderzeeland signed an agreement to jointly develop a wind farm in the province of Oost-Flevoland, northeast of Dronten. Wind Farm Hanze is an initiative of Vereniging Windpark Hanze. The onshore wind farm will see 15 turbines installed along the Hoge Vaart and the Hondtocht canals. It is part…

Dutch municipalities aim high in energy transition

Dutch municipalities hold high ambitions when it comes to sustainability. This is the conclusion of a report released this week by Dutch consultancy BMC Advies. For the report, the policy plans and coalition agreements, resulting from the municipal elections held in March this year, of 371 municipalities were analysed. The focus was on the objectives…