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HSM Offshore and IV-One to provide offshore topside platform Scottish wind farm

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Sollutions department is collaborating with HSM Offshore and IV-One on the offshore topside platform for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm off the Fife coast in Scotland. GE has been awarded a contract for the design, supply, construction and commissioning of onshore and offshore wind substations for the Scottish…

Renewables Roadshow in search of future offshore wind professionals

NWEA, the Dutch Wind Energy Association, offshore energy education institute DOB-Academy and international recruitment company Atlas Professionals have joined forces in order to fight the gap in offshore wind professionals in the next few years. By means of a Renewables Roadshow they will visit schools to promote working in the wind industry among adolescents.  The Renewables Roadshow…

Vattenfall and Swire Blue Ocean sign turbine transportation and installation contract for Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4

Vattenfall and Swire Blue Ocean have officially signed the contract for the transportation and installation of turbines in the Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4 wind farm. The Danish operator will use their installation vessel ‘Pacific Osprey’. Vattenfall, who won the zero-subsidy tender for the Hollandse Kust Zuid Offshore Wind Farm in July 2019, had already had pre selected…

Start foundation construction at Borssele 1 + 2 OWF

Over the weekend the first monopile foundations have been installed at the 752 MW Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm, project owner Ørsted reported. The wind farm, the first in the Netherlands for the Danish developer, is planned to be fully operational by the end of this year. It will then be the largest…

De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer Wind Farm reaches financial close

The 175.5 MW De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer Wind Farm has reached financial close, the initiators of the project reported yesterday. The initiators, Duurzame Energieproductie Exloërmond BV, Windpark Oostermoer Exploitatie BV and Raedthuys DDM BV, will together provide the equity capital. Financial institutes NWB Bank, Rabobank, BNG Bank and LBBW will finance an additional amount…