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Latest Netherlands Offshore Wind Power Articles

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.

Tennet unveils new Dutch connection

NETHERLANDS: Transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet is working on a 380kV high-voltage transmission line to help transport electricity from North Sea wind farms to cities in the north of the country.

Update: Van Oord launches marine conservation pilot

NETHERLANDS: Offshore contractor Van Oord has launched a pilot project in the Dutch North Sea investigating how natural conservation and renewable energy generation can be mutually reinforcing.

Fugro's growth 'mainly driven' by wind

NETHERLANDS: Expansion of offshore wind activities and the recovery of the global oil and gas market have boosted Fugro's revenue in the third quarter.

Ørsted awards Borssele I & II foundation contracts

NETHERLANDS: Ørsted has awarded foundation supply contracts for its 752MW Borssele I & II wind farm to Sif, EEW and Bladt Industries.

Four injured in crane incident, Swire confirms

NETHERLANDS: Vessels contractor Swire Blue Ocean has confirmed that four workers were injured during a "crane related work incident" at the Port of Eemshaven on the Pacific Osprey vessel.

Carbon Trust tests 'noise-reducing' hammer

NETHERLANDS: Members of the Carbon Trust's Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme and piling technology firm Fistuca have successfully tested an installation hammer designed to reduce underwater noise and reduce fatigue damage.