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Heerema to build Hollandse Kust (noord) jacket

Iemants (part of Smulders) has awarded Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) with a contract for the construction of the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore transformer substation jacket. The jacket is planned to be ready in September this year. TenneT, as the offshore grid operator in the Dutch part of the North Sea, is responsible for the offshore…

TenneT to tender 5 new offshore connections in Germany and the Netherlands

Grid operator TenneT announced tenders for at least five 2 GW offshore grid connections. This concerns at least 2 projects in the IJmuiden Ver offshore wind zone and 3 projects in the BalWin wind zone in Germany. With these five innovative grid connection projects and the other projects already in development, TenneT will increase its…

COBRAcable back in operation

The COBRAcable, which connects the Dutch and Danish electricity networks, is back in operation again after a failure in the cable since the end of September 2020. The interconnector is designed in such a way as to enable the connection of an offshore wind farm at a later stage. The COBRAcable is a 325 km…

Pondera completes Hollandse Kust (west) investigation

Pondera has completed the investigation into the site decisions for Hollandse Kust (west) plots VI and VII, for which tenders are planned in 2021. The Dutch renewable energy expert completed the Environmental Impact Report (EIA) and the Appropriate Assessment (PB) for the ministries of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy (EZK), LNV, BZK and I&W. Hollandse…

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…