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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,…

Wind energy related agreements signed during Dutch State Visit

Several Dutch and UK companies have signed commercial agreements together in the area of wind energy at the UK Netherlands Innovation Showcase event as part of the Dutch State Visit. Ørsted signed a contract with Teesside-based EEW OSB for the delivery of 35 transition pieced for the Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm. For…

Van Oord and GeoSea to install Borssele 1+2

Ørsted announced today that it has contracted Van Oord and GeoSea for the installation of the 752 MW Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm. The Borssele 1+2 site is located 23 kilometres from the coast of Zeeland (Westkappele). The construction is scheduled for 2020. GeoSea (part of DEME) will be responsible for the transportation and installation…