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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…

TenneT presents North Sea Wind Power Hub to Dutch King and Queen

On 6 March, during a German-Dutch trade delegation meeting in Bremerhaven, TenneT CEO Manon van Beek presented the vision and current plans for a wind power hub in the North Sea (NSWPH) to Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands and Queen Máxima. “We are especially pleased and honoured by the interest of the royal couple in…

TenneT and Gasunie present Infrastructure Outlook 2050

On Friday 15 February, transmission system operators (TSOs) TenneT and Gasunie presented their ‘Infrastructure Outlook 2050’ to Ed Nijpels, chairman of the Climate Council. The Infrastructure Outlook 2050 is a joint study into how the energy system in the Netherlands and Germany can continue to function properly in the future. The Infrastructure Outlook 2050 shows…

Lex Hartman steps down from TenneT Board

As per 1 January, 2019, Lex Hartman will step down from the Executive Board of TenneT Holding B.V. At the same time, he will relinquish his responsibilities as statutory director of TenneT TSO B.V. and TenneT TSO GmbH. Lex started his career at TenneT in 1999. During his long tenure, he held various positions. Since…

TenneT opens information centre for Zuid-West 380 kV West connection

TenneT is opening an information centre in Kruiningen to inform the public on the developments of the future 389 kV high voltage connection, Zuid-West 380 kV West, between Borssele and Rilland. Beside securing the electricity supply in the Zeeland region, it will also be used to transport the electricity generated by the planned offshore wind…

Jack Up Barge completes DolWin3 job

Dutch offshore contractor Jack Up Barge has completed its scope of work for the DolWin3 connection in the southwestern part of the German North Sea. The company is now starting on its new project, BorWin3. The scope of work for both offshore HVDC connections involved offshore substation installation support, including crane and accommodation support. While…