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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…

All Hiddum-Houw turbines removed

On 9 March, the last of 10 old wind turbines that had been part of the Hiddum-Houw Wind Farm since 1995 was removed. The turbines make way for the new Nij Hiddum-Houw wind farm. The repowering project, with an installed capacity of almost 42 MW, is scheduled to be commissioned in the third quarter of…

DHSS IJmuiden to serve Hollandse Kust Zuid during commissioning phase

DHSS’s offshore logistics terminal in Port of IJmuiden has been selected as the marshalling, storage and logistics facility, for the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind farm zone during the commissioning phase. HKZ, a project by Vattenfall, will feature 140 Siemens Gamesa, type SG 11.0-200 DD, 11 MW offshore turbines. Installation and commissioning…

Sif produces first monopiles for Hollandse Kust Zuid

Sif has rolled out the first two monopiles for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. The Dutch steel manufacturer has 138 more to deliver for the 1.5 GW offshore wind project. Hollandse Kust Zuid, comprising 4 sites, is being built by Vattenfall. Vattenfall won the rights to build the wind farm through 2 separate…

Welcon supplies 78 Hollandse Kust Zuid towers

Danish steel manufacturer Welcon has been contracted by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to supply 78 towers for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind farm. The order is part of a larger supply order of 140 towers. HKZ, a Vattenfall project, will be located approximately 20 kilometers off the west coast of the Netherlands…

Van Oord secures 4-year O&M contract with Vattenfall

Swedish energy company Vattenfall has awarded Van Oord a 4-year Operations & Maintenance (O&M) contract, with the option for one more year. The contract includes planned and unplanned maintenance campaigns for approximately 600 Vattenfall wind turbine generators (WTGs). Working through its MPI Offshore organisation, Van Oord will provide jack-up and associated lifting services for main…

Green light for 28 turbines along the A16 motorway

Today the Dutch Administrative Law Division of the Council of State issued a positive final decision on the provincial zoning plan ‘Windenergie A16’. The plan that provides for 28 wind turbines over a length of 28 km along the A16 motorway can now be implemented. The 28 wind turbines will be realised in 4 clusters…

Start construction Klaverspoor Wind Farm

Construction work for Vattenfall’s Klaverspoor wind farm is soon to kick off. The wind farm, one of five to be built along the A16.highway in West Brabant, is expected to supply the first electricity in the second half of 2022. Klaverspoor wind farm will comprise six wind turbines to be placed along the A16 in…