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Sif receives Hollandse Kust (zuid) monopile order

Steel manufacturer Sif Holding n.v. announced it will provide 114 monopiles for 3 of the 4 Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind farm zones. The announcement came just one day after Vattenfall was awarded the tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 & 4 wind farm zones. Vattenfall already won the bid for Hollandse Kust (zuid) 1…

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…

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.…

Wieringermeer Wind Farm: Building the largest Dutch repowering project

Vattenfall is currently building one of the largest Dutch wind farms in the Wieringermeer. In this enormous stretched area, covering around 300 square kilometres, the wind has free play at all times. With 82 wind turbines, this is also the company’s largest Dutch onshore wind project developed by themselves. We talked to Ruben Lindenburg, Project…

Zeewolde Wind Farm to deploy Enercon new EP3 turbines

Wind Park Zeewolde B.V. (WPZ) has signed a contract with German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon for the supply of 74 of Enercon’s new EP3 type turbines and 9 turbines of the existing EP2. In addition, a long-term Operations and Maintenance contract is closed. The largest EP3 turbines are 4.2 MW and have a tip height…

All purchasing contracts in place for Zeewolde Wind Farm

Wind Park Zeewolde B.V. has concluded all necessary purchasing contracts to realise the largest onshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The contracts have a total value of approximately 400 million Euros. In addition, a 15-year sales contract for the produced electricity is concluded. The purchase contract for more than 320 MW of turbines has been…

Seaway 7 selected for Hollandse Kust (Zuid) activities

Seaway 7, part of Subsea 7, has been selected by Vattenfall to perform activities for the 760 MW Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1 & 2 and potentially 3 & 4 offshore wind farm projects. Under the contract, Seaway 7 would be responsible for the transport and installation of 76 monopile foundations and the laying of…

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…

Vattenfall selects IJmuiden as O&M base for Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2

Vattenfall will use the port of IJmuiden as operation and maintenance base for Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2. Construction activities for a new service hub are planned for early 2022. The service hub will employ around 40 persons. Vattenfall has opted for the Port of IJmuiden due to its convenient location near Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2…