Grid connection

TenneT positive towards minority stak German State

Grid operator TenneT supports the possibility of a minority stake of the German State to meet its capital requirement. Exclusive talks and negotiations between the involved parties will take place in the coming months to work out the details in order to aim at an outline agreement before the end of the year. The Dutch…

Vattenfall confirms inter array cable system contracts for Hollandse Kust Zuid

Vattenfall announced today it has signed final contracts with cable specialists Prysmian Powerlink S.r.l. (Prysmian) and B.V. Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) for the manufacturing and supply of the inter-array cable systems for its Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone. Hollandse Kust Zuid, located approximately 18 km off the coast between The Hague and Zandvoort, will consist…

All foundations installed at Borssele III & IV

The construction of the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm reached a new milestone when all foundations were installed. The job was performed by Van Oord, using its installation vessel Aeolus. As Balance of Plant contractor, Van Oord was responsible for the engineering, supply and construction of the foundations. The 77 monopile foundations were…

Tender Hollandse Kust (noord) Wind Farm Site V opens

The tender for the 700 MW Hollandse Kust (noord) Wind Farm Site V opened today. The ternder will run till Thursday 30 april 2020, 5 PM, to apply. Site V lies within the Hollandse Kust (noord) Wind Farm Zone which is located 18.5 kilometers off the west coast of the Netherlands. Since 2008, the Princess Amalia…

Borssele Beta topside on its way to construction site

This morning the topside for the offshore platform Borssele Beta finally left the HSM Offshore yard in Schiedam. It is now on its way to the Borssele III & IV and V wind farm site, some 22 km off the coast of Vlissingen. As reported earlier last week, the 700 MW Offshore High Voltage Substation…

Topside for OHVS Borssele Beta ready for transport

The topside for the offshore platform Borssele Beta is ready for transport at the HSM Offshore yard in Schiedam. TenneT reported that the platform will be leaving the yard on Sunday, 22 March 2020. The 700 MW Offshore High Voltage Substation will collect the power from the 77 MHI Vestas, type V164, 9.5 megawatt wind…