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North Sea Wind Power Hub concept feasible

North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) Consortium presented today, 9 July, the results of an assessment into the possibility and conditions required to build one or several wind power hubs in the North Sea to facilitate the large scale roll-out and integration of far offshore wind. The results show that the proposed Hub-and-Spoke concept is…

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.…

Petrofac confirms Hollandse Kust Zuid Beta substation order

TenneT has awarded Petrofac the contract for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore grid connection Beta HVAC platform. Petrofac was already awarded the contract for HKZ platform Alpha in July 2018 and subsequent confirmation of HKZ platform Beta option. Petrofac is responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of both the third (HKZ…

TenneT issues new Green Bond of 1.25 billion Euro

TenneT Holding B.V. announced yesterday, 20 May, that it has issued a new Green Bond with a value of 1.25 billion Euro. The issue of Green Bond is split in two tranches. A first of 500 million Euro with a term of 11 years and coupon of 0.875% and a second of 750 million Euro…

Jacket Borssele Beta installation in progress

On May 14, Boskalis, by order of TenneT, started with the installation of the jacket for the Borssele Beta Offshore High Voltage Substation.  The jacket was built by HSM Offshore in Schiedam. The jacket weighs 2,900 metric tonnes and is 55 metre heigh. The jacket will be fixed to the seabed by 6 piles. HSM…

Heerema to install Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha substation

Heerema Marine Contractors has been awarded a contract by Petrofac for the transport and installation of TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Alpha substation. The company will use their latest vessel, Sleipnir. Sleipnir is a Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel and has the ability to also operate in shallow waters. During the tender preparations Heerema used its Simulation…

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…

Public consultation on grid connection North of the Wadden Islands

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) and TenneT have invited the public to contribute ideas for the underground high-voltage connection for the 700 MW offshore wind farm North of the Wadden Islands (Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden). North of the Wadden Islands is located in the proximity of Gemini and covers…