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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…

COBRA cable landed in Eemshaven

On November 9, the COBRA cable landed in Eemshaven. The cable is a high voltage connection between Denmark and the Netherlands and is project by Dutch TSO TenneT and Danish TSO Energinet. The connection plays an important role in reaching the EU climate goals. The connection has a total length of 350 km and consists…

Boskalis to power vessels for Borssele Alpha project with biofuel blend

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announced last week that it will power the vessels to be used for export cable installation work at Borssele 1 & 2 with a biofuel blend. Boskalis, together with NKT Cables, was awarded the contract for the connection of the Borssele Alpha offshore station to the Dutch high-voltage grid by TenneT…