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SGRE wins Borssele I&II turbine order

NETHERLANDS: Siemens-Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded the turbine supply deal for Dong Energy's 752MW Borssele I&II projects in the Dutch North Sea.

Netherlands offers Zuid-Holland at zero-subsidy

NETHERLANDS: The Dutch minister for economic affairs said the license for the Zuid Holland 1 wind projects will be offered to any developer wanting to make a zero-subsidy bid, before starting the auction process.

Borssele consortium seeks more investors

NETHERLANDS: The consortium behind the Borssele III / IV offshore wind project, comprising Eneco, Shell, Mitsubishi-subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe, and Van Oord, is seeking further investment for the 700MW offshore project.

It's hammer time

NETHERLANDS: Dutch company Fistuca is about to begin testing a radical new piledriver for offshore monopile foundations that aims to cut noise and installation costs.

MHI Vestas preferred for Borssele III & IV

NETHERLANDS: MHI Vestas has confirmed it is the preferred supplier for the 700MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind projects in the Dutch North Sea.

Shell consortium wins Borssele III/IV at €54.50/MWh

NETHERLANDS: A consortium comprising oil and gas giant Shell, offshore construction specialist Van Oord, and developers Eneco and Mitsubishi/DGE will build the 700MW Borssele III and IV projects at €54.50/MWh.

Netherlands plans subsidy-free auctions from 2026

NETHERLANDS: In its energy plan to 2050, the Dutch government is hoping it can apply the lessons from its successful offshore tender process to other forms of renewable energy, while planning to remove subsidies in future auctions.

EXPERT: How Dong achieved a landmark strike price

NETHERLANDS: The announcement of the Borselle auction results was greeted by the offshore wind industry with a mixture of astonishment, delight, and (from competitors) a little concern. Dong Energy had beaten the €100/MWh levelised cost of energy (LCOE) barrier well ahead of schedule.

Van Oord to take over Bilfinger Offshore

NETHERLANDS: Offshore wind contractor Van Oord has reached a deal to acquire the offshore wind installation activities of German engineering firm Bilfinger, including assets and employees.

Updated: Dong wins Borssele tender at €72.70/MWh

NETHERLANDS: Dong Energy has placed a winning bid of €72.70/MWh to build the 700MW Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind projects in the Netherlands following a competitive tender.


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