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Latest Netherlands Offshore Wind Power Articles

Vattenfall wins second subsidy-free Dutch tender

Vattenfall has won the rights to build the subsidy-free 760MW Hollandse Kust Zuid III & IV site off the coast of the Netherlands.

Microsoft signs 90MW Borssele III & IV PPA

Microsoft has signed an agreement to buy output from a 90MW portion of the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV project off the coast of the Netherlands.

DNV GL urges floating wind-oil extraction prototype development

Technical advisory body DNV GL has called for development of a prototype system in which floating wind turbines are used to pump water into oil reserves and maximise extraction.

Van Oord 'successfully tests' noise mitigation system

Hammering monopiles in to the seabed at offshore wind projects is typically a noisy process and potentially harmful to wildlife. But leading installer Van Oord has completed tests on a new system using acoustic resonators which may change that.

SGRE's 10MW in line for zero-subsidy Vattenfall project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is in "final negotiations" to provide its recently unveiled 10MW turbine for the world's first zero-subsidy offshore wind farm.

Record year in offshore wind at Van Oord

Installation and vessels specialist Van Oord reported revenue of €1.88 billion in its 2018 results, a 22% increase year-on-year, with its offshore wind branch boosting the books with record earnings.

GE's 12MW set for tests in Rotterdam

The first prototype of GE Renewable Energy's 12MW Haliade-X turbine will be installed at the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, this summer.

Government offers 700MW subsidy-free

The Dutch government is again offering the rights to build and operate 700MW in the North Sea without subsidy.

Damen unveils US-focused design

NETHERLANDS: Dutch shipbuilder Damen has unveiled a new crew transfer vessel designed with the US offshore wind market in mind.

Illness and supply delays hit Sif's profits

NETHERLANDS: Sif Group made an operating loss in the third quarter due to a delayed start to the production of foundations for Borssele III and IV and a "relatively high absence rate due to illness", it stated.