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Norges Bank Investment Management becomes co-owner of Borssele 1&2

Norges Bank Investment Management will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share of Ørsted’s 752 MW Borssele 1&2 Offshore Wind Farm. The two companies signed an agreement today. The total value of the transaction is approx. EUR 1.375 billion. Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) is the asset management division of Norges Bank, the Norwegian central…

Conclusion Mission Critical to safeguard OT environment for Borssele III & IV

The Blauwwind consortium has chosen IT service provider Conclusion Mission Critical for the operational management of the business-critical systems for the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm, which was officially opened earlier this year. Conclusion Mission Critical was already closely involved as a consultant in the set-up of Blauwwind’s IT infrastructure, the company reports.…

New records set in wind and solar production in March

Several records were broken in the production of wind and solar energy in the Netherlands in March 2021. On 13 March, solar and wind even supplied almost 50 % of the Dutch electricity demand. This is evident from the monthly figures of Energieopwek.nl. The top ten of renewable energy production days now includes six days…

RWE confirms Sofia EPCI contract with Van Oord

RWE Renewables has contracted Van Oord for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the monopile foundations and array cables for the 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm. Van Oord was already selected as preferred supplier for the works in December 2020. The definite contract has now been signed, following RWE’s financial investment decision…

Ampelmann receives multiple offshore wind orders from Asia Pacific region

Ampelmann has secured multiple orders in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region in the first quarter of 2021. A large part of these relate to the offshore wind market. In addition to the well-known A-type motion compensated access system, Ampelmann will also introduce the E1000 system in this region. The Dutch offshore access provider has won a…

Tetrahedron wins Offshore Wind Innovators Award 2020

Tetrahedron winner of Offshore Wind Innovator Award 2020

Tetrahedron is the winner of both the jury and public award of the Offshore Wind Innovators Award 2020. With their innovation called Simply lifting high, the company convinced the jury and the audience that with their next-generation heavy-lift mechanism the current issue around the limited number of heavy lift vessels available in the offshore wind…

Shell takes full ownership of Egmond aan Zee OWF

Shell will become 100% owner of the first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands, Egmond aan Zee. Up to now, the company shared ownership of the wind farm with energy company Vattenfall via the joint venture NoordzeeWind C.V.. Both companies announced today that Shell will be acquiring the share of Vattenfall. Egmond aan Zee offshore…

Marlies Sikken appointed as new director Krammer Wind Farm

Marlies Sikken has been appointed as new director of the 102 MW onshore wind farm Krammer. From 1 April, Sikken will succeed Tijmen Keesmaat who was involved as director in the development and construction of the project from 2013. Marlies Sikken (1976) has been active in the energy sector at Nuon, later Vattenfall, since 2008.…