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Borssele Alpha ready for Borssele I & II connection

With obtaining certification by DNV GL, TenneT’s Borssele Alpha offshore grid connection is now ready for operation. TenneT’s first and at the same time largest connection system for wind farms on the Dutch North Sea will be used to connect Ørsted’s 700 MW offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. The connection system was completed to schedule and…

COBRA interconnector cable ready to transport green energy

As of delivery day 7 September, the 700 MW COBRA interconnector cable between the Netherlands and Denmark will be available for the electricity market. The subsea high-voltage direct current cable of approximately 325 kilometres is an initiative of the Dutch high-voltage grid operator TenneT and the Danish electricity and gas grid operator Energinet. The cable makes Dutch capacity…

Fugro to perform geotechnical investigations in the German North Sea and Baltic Sea

Fugro will be performing geotechnical site investigations at potential offshore wind farm development areas in the German North Sea and Baltic Sea. The company was awarded a multi-annual contract by Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)). The contract has a value of approximately 25 million euro. The starting date is targeted…

Dutch offshore wind employment analysis 2019-2023

On Wednesday, 10 July, at the Netherlands Offshore Wind Q-meeting, TKI Wind op Zee presented the new report on employment in the Dutch offshore wind industry. The report provides insight into the number of people and the competences that are required to sucessfully enroll offshore wind in Dutch waters up to 2023. The objective of the…

Royal Boskalis and Hwa Chi Construction Co join forces for Taiwanese OW market

Royal Boskalis and Taiwanese Hwa Chi Construction Co have been awarded a preferred bidder agreement by Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for its Chang Fang and Xidao offshore wind farm projects in Taiwan. The contract is for the transport and installation of offshore foundations. The two companies have set up a joint venture for…

Branded content: Offshore Wind Farm Technology course at TU Delft

Do you want to understand how various disciplines involved in the offshore wind farms interact, in order to meet energy production and cost reductions goals? Increase your expertise at designing offshore wind farms with TU Delft’s professional education course, Offshore Wind Farm Technology, and broaden your knowledge of the relevant technical disciplines involved, and their…

TenneT to deploy 2 GW DC connections at IJmuiden Ver

TenneT will be responsible for connecting 6.GW of new offshore wind between 2024 and 2030. This brings the total to 9.6 GW. Of this, 5,6 GW is linked using alternating current and 4 GW with 2GW direct current connections. TenneT will use its standardised 700 MW offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust (west) and…

New Dutch offshore wind atlas launched

ECN part of TNO, KNMI (the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute) and Whiffle (a Delft University of Technology spin-off) have released the Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas. This new and improved map will help Dutch government and wind farm developers to plan, build and operate offshore wind farms even more efficiently. Please follow and like us: