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Innovation doesn’t stop with subsidy-free tenders

In the coming years, offshore wind energy in the Netherlands will get a big boost. By 2030, the total installed offshore wind capacity is planned to be 11.5 GW. Where a few years ago, offshore wind was seen by the general public as the most expensive climate solution, it has now become one that needs…

Successful first offshore installation Slip Joint connection

On 30 September the Slip Joint Offshore Research (SJOR)-consortium successfully installed the DOT wind turbine in the Prinses Amaliawindpark offshore wind farm, off the coast of IJmuiden. The turbine was installed on a monopile foundation using the Slip Joint, an alternative connection between the turbine and the foundation based on friction, where the weight ensures…

David de Jager nieuwe directeur GROW

David de Jager is per 15 mei 2018 Ernst van Zuijlen opgevolgd als Directeur van het RD&D consortium GROW, “Growth through Research, development & demonstration in Offshore Wind”. Na ongeveer tien jaar een belangrijke rol gespeeld te hebben in de programmering van RD&D voor wind op zee (als Directeur van FLOW, TKI Wind op Zee,…