Tag Archive for HVDC

TenneT introduces innovative tender procedure for 2 GW offshore connection

Tennet will build two 2 GW offshore grid connections in the IJmuiden Ver wind energy area, something it has never used before. To ensure this innovative requirement can be achieved, TenneT has entered into a so-called ‘innovation partnership’ with HVDC suppliers. The innovation partnership is a tendering procedure in which TenneT, as contracting authority, can start…

Jack Up Barge completes DolWin3 job

Dutch offshore contractor Jack Up Barge has completed its scope of work for the DolWin3 connection in the southwestern part of the German North Sea. The company is now starting on its new project, BorWin3. The scope of work for both offshore HVDC connections involved offshore substation installation support, including crane and accommodation support. While…

‘Verbind nationale stroomnetten onderling via windparken’

De grootschalige aanleg van windparken op de Noordzee laat zich uitstekend combineren met de eveneens noodzakelijke aanleg van nieuwe verbindingen tussen nationale stroomnetwerken. Zo’n internationaal web van hvdc (high voltage direct current) verbindingen is op collectief niveau goedkoper en stabieler dan ‘business as usual’. De belangrijkste obstakels zijn juridisch en politiek blijkt tijdens de voorlopige…