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Latest Netherlands Offshore Wind Power Articles

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.

WindEurope 2017: Siemens Gamesa unveils new offshore turbine

NETHERLANDS: A 167-metre rotor and power-mode option to hit 9MW are the headline features of the latest upgrade to Siemens Gamesa's direct-drive offshore platform, revealed on 28 November at the WindEurope conference in Amsterdam.

MHI Vestas plans Dutch pre-assembly plant

NETHERLANDS: MHI Vestas will build a pre-assembly facility at the Dutch port of Vlissingen to support offshore wind development in the North Sea.

VIDEO: VBMS unveils resin-free cable hang-off

NETHERLANDS: Cable installation specialist VBMS has unveiled a new type of cable hang-off that removes the need to use potentially harmful resins.

Research group developing North Sea wind 'atlas'

NETHERLANDS: Researchers and meteorologists are creating an "atlas" of North Sea wind volumes and speeds, which they believe could cut the cost of offshore development.

SPT Offshore working on new suction pile foundation design

NETHERLANDS: Contractor SPT Offshore has unveiled a suction-bucket offshore wind foundation design combined with a single tubular structure.

Tennet signs Borssele grid connection agreement

NETHERLANDS: Tennet will connect the 700MW Borssele III and IV sites in the North Sea to the Dutch mainland.

Innogy seeks €850m to refinance projects

GERMANY: Innogy has issued a green bond worth €850 million to refinance four offshore projects in the UK and Germany and one onshore site in the Netherlands.

Borssele test site tender scheduled for January

NETHERLANDS: The Dutch government plans to launch a tender for Borssele Wind Farm Site V in January, according to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (NEA).