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BAM Infra builds Hollandse Kust onshore transformer station

BAM Infra started the construction of the onshore transformer station in Beverwijk which will connect the Hollandse Kust (north) and (west Alpha) wind farms. Construction started on March 1, 2021 and is expected to be completed in November 2023. TSO TenneT awarded the Civil Division of BAM Infra Nederland the contract to build the transformer…

Offshore Coalition to cooperate on the sustainable deployment of offshore wind energy

By signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today, 18 organisations from across Europe, comprising NGOs, wind industry and transmission system operators, committed themselves to cooperate on the sustainable deployment of offshore wind, while ensuring alignment with nature protection and healthy marine ecosystems. Collaboration and long-term planning is needed for the EU to fulfil its climate…

V&SH bags Fryslân WF array cable terminations and testing contract

Visser & Smit Hanab (V&SH) have been awarded the contract by Van Oord Offshore Wind, partner in the Zuiderzeewind consortium, to carry out all termination and testing operations work at the 382.7 MW Fryslân Wind Farm. The Fryslân Wind Farm is currently being built in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer, south of the Afsluitdijk.…

TenneT and Van Oord start research into biodiversity improvement at cable intersections in the North Sea

TenneT will conduct research in collaboration with Van Oord to improve biodiversity at cable intersections in the North Sea. In a pilot project, different types of stone are deposited at cable crossings at twelve locations to investigate which application stimulates biodiversity. The offshore connection for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) wind farm is the first area…

Around 75% of all turbines installed at Borssele III & IV OWF

MHI Vestas announced this week that around 75% of all wind turbines are in place at the 731.5 MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm which is rising some 55 km off the coast of the province of Zeeland. MHI Vestas is supplying 77 of its V164-9.5 MW platform. Van Oord is responsible for…

Jacket for HKZ Alpha offshore station arrived at Scheveningen

On Monday 17 August 2020, the Heavy Load Carrier Hua Xing Long arrived at Scheveningen with on board the jacket foundation for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Alpha offshore station. The jacket will soon be transported by Heerema’s crane vessel Sleipnir to its final destination in Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust (south) (HKZ) offshore wind farm and installed…

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…