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Borssele Beta high-voltage ready for Borssele III, IV and V

The wind turbines in Borssele III & IV and V can be connected to TenneT’s high voltage grid one month earlier than planned. The grid operator announced today that the 700 MW connection, Borssele Beta, is ready. TenneT has received the “Grid Readiness” certification from DNV GL. This means that this offshore grid connection complies…

Cables for Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha connection arrived

On July 19 July, a shipment of 8,000 tonnes of of high voltage cable arrived in the port of Rotterdam. The cable will connect the 700 MW Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore platform to the onshore grid. A consortium of Van Oord and Hellenic Cables from Greece was contracted by TenneT in September 2018 to…

Boskalis bags Hornsea 2 offshore export cable installation contract

Ørsted Wind Power A/S has awarded Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) the offshore export cable installation contract for its Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm. The contract has a value of over 100 million Euro. It concerns three export cable circuits with a total length of approximately 380 kilometers. The project scope includes the preparation of the offshore…

Tideway completes longest AC offshore wind cable

Tideway completed the export cable installation for Ørsted’s 1.2 GW UK Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. With 467 km length, it is the longest AC offshore wind cable ever to have been installed. Additionally, the cable manufacturing and installation were completed months ahead of schedule. The world’s largest offshore wind farm, located 120km off…

Boskalis wins export cable contract Ostwind 2

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded an export cable installation contract by 50Hertz for the German Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection. The contract has a value in excess of € 250 million and is the largest cable installation contract for Boskalis ever. Ostwind 2 will connect the planned Arcadis Ost 1 and Baltic…

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…