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Construction outlet at sea for wind farm Borssele in full swing

Omroep Zeeland took a look at the construction of the so-called outlet at sea for the construction of the Borssele wind farm, which should start in 2020. The installation is 26 meters high and 32 meters wide with 200 kilometers of electricity cable. It is located about 23 km off the coast of Westkapelle and…

Two Belgian offshore wind farm projects merge

Under the name Seamade, the planned Belgian offshore wind farm projects Mermaid and Seastar merge. Project partners of Seamade are the Belgian energy company Electrabel, the Otary group and the Dutch energy company Eneco. The Otary group is a combination of 8 Belgian companies that are all active in offshore wind energy. By the end…

Cordeel builds maintenance base Ørsted in Vlissingen

Cordeel will build the maintenance base for the Borssele 1 + 2 wind farm at Ørsted sea in the fourth quarter of 2018, in Vlissingen-Buitenhaven. The construction and maintenance of the wind farm are coordinated from this location. Cordeel Nederland is an all-round contracting company that specializes in industrial buildings. Cordeel has had a branch…

Construction Windpark Friesland (316 MW) will start in 2019

The Council of State declared all objections filed against the permits for Windpark Fryslân unfounded. This paved the way for the construction of Windpark Fryslân in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer. Windpark Fryslân will consist of a cluster of 89 wind turbines and will have a capacity of at least 316 MW. This is…

Parkwind and Jan De Nul build largest wind turbines

Jan De Nul Group and Belgian windfarm developer Parkwind team up for constructing offshore windfarm Northwester 2. The Northwester 2 wind farm is located 48 kilometres off the coast and will have the largest and most powerful wind turbines currently available on the market: the V164-9.5MW, with a rotor diameter of 164 metres. Jan De…

Borssele III/IV reaches financial close

On 28 June 2018 the financial close of the Blauwwind offshore wind farm took place. This offshore wind farm will be constructed and will operate within the Borssele Wind Farm Zone, the Netherlands. The farm will include 77 V164 9.5 megawatt (MW) turbines produced by MHI Vestas, with a total installed capacity of 731.5MW, enough…

KNMI involved in the latest wind satellite Aeolus

The KNMI (Dutch Meteorological Institute) thinks along with the construction of the newest wind satellite Aeolus that will conduct wind measurements. This new wind satellite is better able to adjust weather models and make better weather forecasts. Now there are weather satellites to make wind measurements at the sea surface, but these are unable to…