Tag Archive for Siemens Gamesa

Eneco signs largest PPA with Dutch wind farm

On Wednesday, 17 July, Eneco signed a Power Purchase Contract (PPA) with Windpark Fryslân bv. During 15 years, Eneco will purchase the electricity produced by the 382,7 MW nearshore Fryslân Wind Farm. With an annual production of 1,500 GWh, it is the largest PPA that the Dutch energy company has signed with a wind farm…

Vattenfall also wins Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 & 4

Today, 10 July, RVO.nl (Netherlands Enterprise Agency) announced the winner of the tender for the 760 MW Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 & 4 offshore wind development site. It will be the second subsidy-free offshore wind farm to be built in Dutch waters. In March 2018, the Swedish company also won the permit for the subsidy-free…

Vattenfall selects Siemens Gamesa’s 10 MW turbine for Hollandse Kust (Zuid)

Vattenfall has selected Siemens Gamesa’s 10 MW offshore wind power turbine for the Hollandse Kust (Zuid) 1&2 offshore wind farms. Should the Swedish developer also be awarded the Hollandse Kust (Zuid) 3&4 tender then it will also deploy this turbine type. The complete Hollandse Kust (Zuid) project would then involve 152 wind turbines. Siemens Gamesa’s…

Zuiderzeewind consortium awarded conditional contract for Windpark Fryslân

Windpark Fryslân awarded a conditional contract to build the 382.7 MW nearshore wind farm in the northern part of the IJsselmeer to Zuiderzeewind, a consortium consisting of Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. Signed in Amsterdam, the conditional contract comprises the construction of the 380-plus MW nearshore wind farm as well as service operations for at least…

SeaMade reaches financial close

Belgian developer SeaMade NV reached financial close for the 487 MW offshore wind farm SeaMade. SeaMade is a combined offshore wind farm consisting of the 252 MW Seastar and 235 MW Mermaid offshore wind farms. With the news of the financial close came the announcement of contract awards for the turbines, foundations, substations and cables. SeaMade…

Shell co-invests in floating wind demonstration project

On 5 October Shell, innogy SE and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S (SOT) signed an investment and cooperation agreement to build a floating wind turbine demonstration project at the Metcentre demonstration site near Stavanger in Norway. The demonstration project is based on SOT’s ‘TetraSpar’ floating foundation concept in combination with a 3.6MW Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy…

September edition of Wind Energy Magazine is out

The latest edition of Wind Energy Magazine is out. This second edition published in English features an interview with Arnoud Kuis, Area Director Offshore Wind at Van Oord, on the company’s long track record and international presence in offshore wind. Jan Posthumus, Head of Service Operations at Siemens Gamesa, speaks about the company’s experience up…

Siemens Gamesa received mega order for Hornsea 2

With the official signing of the wind turbine order with Siemens Gamesa the developer and operator Ørsted has now kicked off the largest offshore wind project to date. The new SG 8.0-167 DD is equipped with a rotor 167 metres in diameter. The blades, 81.5 meters long, deliver an 18% wider swept area and 20%…

Damen bouwt tweede Bibby Wavemaster

Op de werf van Damen Shipyards in Galati (Roemenië) vond de kiellegging plaats van de Bibby Wavemaster 2. Het nieuwe walk-to-work schip wordt vanaf augustus 2019 ingezet voor onderhoud aan de Duitse offshore windparken Hohe See en Albatros. Het nieuwe schip zal deel uitmaken van de vloot van Bibby Marine Services, onderdeel van de Schotse…