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Latest Belgium Offshore Wind Articles

Seastar and Mermaid merge to form 487MW site

BELGIUM: Two of Belgium's remaining offshore projects, Mermaid and Seastar, have been merged into a 487.2MW project known as Seamade.

Bladt to provide Northwester 2 foundations

BELGIUM: Danish company Bladt Industries will build and install 24 foundations for the substation and 23 turbines at the 224MW Northwester 2 wind farm.

Nemo cable route altered as WW2 bomber found

BELGIUM: The path for the 1GW Nemo cable route had to be altered after the wreckage of a World War Two bomber was found in the Channel.

MHI Vestas to supply Northwester 2

BELGIUM: MHI Vestas will provide 23 of its 9.5MW turbines for Parkwind's 224MW Northwester 2 project in the Belgian North Sea.

Proposed Belgian zone 'too dense', lobbyist claims

BELGIUM: The head of the lobbying group for the Belgian offshore wind industry has criticised government plans for a second offshore zone, claiming it would be too crowded.

Siemens Gamesa completes roll-on/roll-off concept

BELGIUM: Siemens Gamesa's roll-on/roll-off concept, first announced in November 2015, has been fully implemented for the first time, the manufacturer has announced.

SGRE in line for Mermaid and Seastar projects

BELGIUM: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is set to be the turbine supplier for the 266MW Mermaid and 246MW Seastar offshore wind projects.

WindTech: ZF modular concept scalable for 15MW turbine

INDIA/BELGIUM: Eize de Vries visits the gearbox manufacturer's facilities in India and Belgium to talk about market challenges and discover how the company's flexible platform can help drive down costs while scaling up for ever bigger turbines.

Leaving town

BELGIUM: Kriegers Flak illustrates the international nature of the offshore wind sector. Foundations made in Belgium are towed by a Cyprus-registered vessel to Denmark, where they will be part of a wind farm using German-Spanish turbines and an interconnector with Germany.

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.