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Winner Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 & 4 to be announced on July 10

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy will announce the winner of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 & 4 wind farm zone sites next Wednesday, July 10, at 6PM (CET).  Four interested parties submitted their bids in the subsidy-free tender for the two offshore wind zone sites, which closed in March of this year.…

Ørsted to centralise storage array cables at WIND yard in Velsen

Ørsted awarded a 20-year framework agreement to Dutch subsea cable logistics specialist WIND for the storage and onshore handling of all its array cables and accessories for current and future European offshore wind farms at WIND’s yard in Velsen. For this purpose, WIND is planning to further expand its warehouse capacity from where logistics and…

Boskalis bags Hornsea 2 offshore export cable installation contract

Ørsted Wind Power A/S has awarded Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) the offshore export cable installation contract for its Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm. The contract has a value of over 100 million Euro. It concerns three export cable circuits with a total length of approximately 380 kilometers. The project scope includes the preparation of the offshore…

Ørsted to install artificial reefs for cod recovery at Borssele 1 & 2

Ørsted and Wageningen Marine Research (WMR) are working together on a cod recovery project at the future Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm. The project includes the installation of artificial reef structures. In 2020, the first artificial reefs will be installed. From 2021 to 2023, WMR will monitor the ecological effects of the reef…

Creating synergy between education and industry

With a 752 MW offshore wind farm rising on the horizon as of 2020 and another one in the following year, the southern Dutch province of Zeeland offers many job opportunities for young people in the province for at least the next two decades. Danish developer Ørsted, winner of the first offshore wind farm Borssele…

Tideway completes longest AC offshore wind cable

Tideway completed the export cable installation for Ørsted’s 1.2 GW UK Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. With 467 km length, it is the longest AC offshore wind cable ever to have been installed. Additionally, the cable manufacturing and installation were completed months ahead of schedule. The world’s largest offshore wind farm, located 120km off…

Launch #TalentForEnergy youth community

Yesterday, #TalentForEnergy, the first youth wind energy community was launched at the CONTACTA event in Goes. Students from the minor Offshore Renewable Energy at the HZ University of Applied Sciences and from Scalda Winddock signed a pledge to become ambassadors for the wind energy sector. As part of their role, they will be organising guest…

Nexans to deliver cables for Borssele 1 + 2

German cable manufacturer Nexans will supply and install the inter-array cables and associated accessories for Borssele 1 + 2. Nexans was awarded the contract by Ørsted. It is the first under a new five-year multimillion-euro framework agreement recently signed by the two companies. It concerns three-phase 66 kV copper cables with two cross-sections, rated at…

Foundation suppliers Borssele 1+2 announced

Ørsted announced the suppliers for the monopiles and transition pieces for the 752 MW offshore wind farm Borssele 1+2. Sif and EEW SPC received the contract for the delivery of half of the 94 monopile foundations for the Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbines while Danish Bladt Industries and EEW OSB will deliver 35 transition pieces,…