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Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore connection agreement in place

TSO TenneT and Hollandse Kust (noord) developer consortium CrossWind, have signed agreements for the construction of the offshore grid connection for the offshore wind farm, The wind farm and the grid connection are scheduled to be operational in 2023. CrossWind, a consortium of Shell and Eneco, won the rights to develop the 759 MW Hollandse…

Amazon to purchase power from Hollandse Kust Noord

Starting in 2024, Amazon will offtake a total of 380 MW generated by the 759 MW future Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm from Eneco and Shell. Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm is being constructed 18.5 kilometres off the Dutch coast. CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, is currently working on installing…

SIMOX & RoboDock receive offshore wind innovation subsidy

The RoboDock and SIMOX projects have have been selected to receive funding from the MOOI (Mission-driven Research, Development and Innovation) subsidy scheme. The SIMOX, a project that is testing various methods to install monopiles at sea more silently, receives € 4 million. RoboDock receives € 3.3 million and is developing a maintenance platform with drones…

Shell takes majority share in Irish floating wind project

Shell has signed an agreement with Irish developer Simply Blue Energy to acquire a 51% stake in their Simply Blue Energy Kinsale business. This venture was set up to develop the Emerald Project, a floating wind farm in the Celtic Sea, off the south coast of Ireland. The joint venture brings together Simply Blue Energy’s…

Shell & EDF submit offshore wind project bids in New Jersey

Shell New Energies US LLC and EDF Renewables North America, in the joint venture Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, submitted their proposal to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to supply the state with up to 2,300 MW of renewable wind energy. The first project could be completed as early as 2027. New Jersey seeks…

Eneco and Shell consortium winner Hollandse Kust Noord tender

This afternoon, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy announced the result of the subsidy free tender for the Hollandse Kust Noord Wind Farm Zone Site, located 18.5 km off the west coast of the Netherlands. It has awarded the permit to CrossWind consortium, a joint venture between Shell in the Netherlands and…

Shell joins UK floating offshore wind centre of excellence

Shell, along with 9 other offshore energy giants, has joined Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s national Floating Offshore Wind Center of Excellence (FOWCoE) in the UK. Together they want to accelerate the commercialization of floating wind energy. The FOWCoE center of expertise is engaged in the development of floating offshore wind energy in the UK.…

Shell and Eneco join forces for Hollandse Kust (noord)

Eneco and Shell Nederland announced they have jointly, via the joint venture CrossWind, submitted a bid for the Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm zone. When successful, they will use the energy production for Shell’s possible future green hydrogen production on the Tweede Maasvlakte in Rotterdam.  The tender for the wind farm zone which allows for the…

Giant offshore wind farms to feed large-scale green hydrogen plant

New large offshore wind farms could feed a mega-hydrogen facility in Eemshaven as part of the NortH2 green hydrogen project, launched by Gasunie, Groningen Seaports and Shell Nederland. Green hydrogen, produced with renewable sources such as wind and solar energy, is central to the Dutch Climate Accord and the European ‘Green Deal’. At present, the…