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Latest Belgium Offshore Wind Articles

Belgian high-voltage line completed

BELGIUM: Transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has inaugurated the 47km, 380kV Stevin line that will transport energy produced by new offshore wind farms to the mainland's grid.

Belgium offshore strike price falls to €79/MWh

BELGIUM: The government has reached agreement with developers Parkwind and Otary to award a strike price of €79/MWh for its next three offshore projects: Northwester 2 (224MW), Mermaid (300MW) and Seastar (252MW).

Dredging International to install modular grid cables

BELGIUM: Dredging International has won a contract to install submarine power cables for the four-project modular offshore grid (MOG) in the North Sea.

EIB backs Elia offshore grid

BELGIUM: The European Investment Bank (EIB) has loaned €100 million to support Belgian transmission operator Elia's Stevin grid project, aimed at integrating more offshore wind into the country's network.

Industry slams study that says strike prices are too high

BELGIUM: Belgian consumers could pay up to twice as much as they should for power generated from the forthcoming Norther and Rentel offshore facilities, the industry begs to differ.

Belgian modular offshore grid gets go-ahead

BELGIUM: Transmission operator Elia will build the planned modular offshore grid (MOG) to deliver offshore wind power to the onshore grid from four projects.

Mitsubishi takes Norther stake - updated

BELGIUM: Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation has formed a joint venture with developer Eneco, acquiring a 25% stake in the 370MW Norther offshore wind project.

Foundation ageing to be analysed a Thornton Bank

BELGIUM: Belgium technology centre OWI-Lab is working with operator C-Power and the Brussels university VUB to investigate the ageing process of foundations at the 325MW Thornton Bank projects.

MHI Vestas preferred for Belgium's Norther

BELGIUM: MHI Vestas has been named as the preferred supplier for the 370MW Norther offshore project in Belgium.

Esvagt to supply MHI-Vestas with service vessel

BELGIUM: Vessel supplier Esvagt will build a service operation vessel for offshore project developer MHI-Vestas and be charted to two projects in Belgium.