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Latest Netherlands Offshore Wind Power Articles

Van Oord-led group wins Borssele innovation site

NETHERLANDS: Oyster beds will be planted around two 9.5MW turbines at the Borssele V demonstration site, following a tender for the innovation site won by a consortium led by offshore services specialist Van Oord.

Dutch roadmap details 11.5GW offshore by 2030

NETHERLANDS: The Dutch government is targeting an additional 7GW of offshore wind capacity between 2023 and 2030.

Van Oord's wind revenue up in 'difficult' year

NETHERLANDS: Offshore contractor Van Oord's revenue from wind power increased slightly, while its overall results fell year-on-year.

Vattenfall awarded Dutch zero-subsidy site

NETHERLANDS: Developer Vattenfall has been granted the licence to build the 700MW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project in the latest Dutch offshore tender round, without subsidy.

Sif CEO to step down

NETHERLANDS: Dutch foundations specialist Sif Group has reported a 12.7% fall in Ebitda and an 18.3% fall in revenue for 2017, as the firm also makes plans in case of a quieter second half of 2018 and begins the search for a new CEO.

Boskalis' offshore revenue squeezed in quiet year

NETHERLANDS: A slower year in its offshore wind activity contributed to a decline in revenue for Royal Boskalis Westminster's offshore energy segment, the marine contractor stated.

Fugro revenue grows outside of oil and gas

NETHERLANDS: Ocean surveyors Fugro recorded a 15.7% decline in its revenue for 2017 -- a year it described as "the fourth of an exceptionally deep downturn in oil and gas services".

Shell reduces Borssele stake with new partner

NETHERLANDS: Members of the Blauwwind Consortium, developing the 731.5MW Borssele III/IV wind project in the Netherlands have sold a total 45% stake in the project to Swiss investment manager Partners Group.

Vattenfall bids in no-subsidy Duch tender

NETHERLANDS: Swedish developer Vattenfall has confirmed it placed a bid for the Hollandse Kust (south) wind project being offered by the government without subsidy.

WindEurope 2017: Tennet proposes fix for North Sea capacity increase

NETHERLANDS: The North Sea Power Hub announced a new member, and transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet presented solutions for increasing the scale of wind farms off the coast of the Netherlands at WindEurope's conference in Amsterdam.