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  • 22 September 2015
    Project & Tenders, Storage

    Transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet has developed a procurement strategy aiming to involve all future suppliers in connecting future Dutch offshore wind farms to the grid. Under the document, the companies will be able to qualify to take part in future tenders for five wind connection projects offshore Dutch coast. The strategy is based upon […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Storage

    German offshore wind farms delivered 11.64 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity to the grid in the first half of 2019, a 28.8% increase compared to the same period last year when the wind farms delivered 9.04TWh of electricity. The wind energy transmitted from the North Sea to land by the transmission grid operator TenneT rose to […]

  • 6 July 2016

    TenneT has congratulated DONG Energy for winning the tender to build the wind farms off the coast of Borssele and pointed out that a “globally unique” tendering process approach in the Netherlands leads to drastic reductions in the cost of offshore wind. TenneT’s CEO Mel Kroon said: “The result of the first tender Borssele is very positive to […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Storage

    German offshore wind farms delivered 11.64 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity to the grid in the first half of 2019, a 28.8% increase compared to the same period last year when the wind farms delivered 9.04TWh of electricity. The wind energy transmitted from the North Sea to land by the transmission grid operator TenneT rose to […]

  • 30 September 2016

    In the first half of 2016, German wind power generation amounted to 41.1TWh with a significantly increased share of offshore wind, according to TenneT. TenneT transmitted 5.18TWh of wind power from the North Sea in the first six months, which is 2.3 times as much as in the same period of 2015 when 2.26TWh of offshore wind […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Storage

    TenneT’s offshore grid connection systems connect a total capacity of 5,332MW of offshore wind energy to land and have thus met more than 82% of the Federal Government’s expansion target that envisages 6,500MW of offshore wind by 2020.

  • 13 November 2019
    Storage

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. has issued a tender for offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, identification and clearance at the zones identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. The tender covers the 700MW Hollandse Kust Noord, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Beta, the 700MW Ten noorden […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Project & Tenders

    TenneT TSO is planning to issue two tenders in September regarding surveys for three offshore wind zones in the Netherlands. TenneT will be seeking a party to carry out non-UXO offshore and nearshore route survey activities at the Hollandse Kust (West Beta), Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden and IJmuiden Ver wind farm zones. In the second tender, the transmission operator will […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Project & Tenders, Storage

    Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. The agreements relate to the realisation of the connection and the transmission of electricity between Vattenfall’s wind farm and the TenneT Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Environment, Storage

    TenneT has signed a contract with the engineering consultancy Witteveen + Bos in consortium with Mott MacDonald, and Altenburg & Wymenga and IMARES Wageningen UR as subcontractors, for the preparation of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the connection of wind farms planned off the south Dutch coast.  The EIA needs to be in place before […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Storage

    Eleven offshore grid connection systems with a joint capacity of 6,232MW for offshore wind energy transmission from sea to land have now been connected to the German power grid by transmission system operator TenneT. “With this, TenneT has now almost entirely achieved the federal government’s expansion goal of having 6,500 megawatts of offshore wind capacity […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Environment, Storage

    TenneT has signed a contract with the engineering consultancy Witteveen + Bos in consortium with Mott MacDonald, and Altenburg & Wymenga and IMARES Wageningen UR as subcontractors, for the preparation of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the connection of wind farms planned off the south Dutch coast.  The EIA needs to be in place before […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Storage

    TenneT’s offshore grid connection systems connect a total capacity of 5,332MW of offshore wind energy to land and have thus met more than 82% of the Federal Government’s expansion target that envisages 6,500MW of offshore wind by 2020.

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Storage

    TenneT issued its inaugural EUR 500 million Green Schuldschein, a type of privately-placed German debt similar to a bond, which will serve to finance DolWin 1, 2 and 3 projects. The offer with an initial volume of EUR 300 million was more than two times oversubscribed, which allowed TenneT to upsize to an overall issuance volume of […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Storage

    Dr. Urban Keussen (49) has been appointed deputy CEO of TenneT Holding B.V. and chairman of the management board of TenneT TSO GmbH. Keussen will consequently take over from Martin Fuchs (60). On 1st July 2014 after 34 years in the energy industry Fuchs will step down as chairman of the management board of TenneT […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Storage

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. has issued a tender for offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, identification and clearance at the zones identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. The tender covers the 700MW Hollandse Kust Noord, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Beta, the 700MW Ten noorden […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    High-voltage transmission grid operator TenneT continued to provide very high system reliability (99.9999%), benefiting 36 million end-users in the Netherlands and Germany. Financial results in the first half of 2014 were solid. Increases in revenue and EBIT kept pace with the company’s ongoing investments in grid reinforcements and expansions. Importantly, the Dutch Minister of Economic […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Storage

    The European transmission system operator, TenneT, is inviting candidates for the qualification system Grid-At-Sea.nl Platforms and Transport & Installation (T&I). In order to inform all candidates in general about Offshore Grid NL (Wind op Zee) and specifically about this Qualification System, an information meeting will be organized by TenneT on 18 September 2015. The presentation […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    TenneT has issued a tender seeking a provider of helicopter hoisting services for the maintenance of offshore grid connection systems in the Netherlands and Germany. In the Netherlands, the contractor will be in charge of providing helicopter hoisting operations (HHO) especially for unscheduled deployments, as well as making call-off orders for ordering training and education measures […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Storage

    DNV GL and TenneT have signed a four-year framework agreement covering project certification of new high-voltage direct current (HVDC) substations in the German North Sea. The transmission system operator awarded DNV GL the contract following an independent EU tendering process. The agreement includes the certification of the planned DolWin5 converter platform which features a grid […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Storage

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT inaugurated the 700MW Borssele Alpha offshore high voltage substation on Thursday, 5 September. The final piece for the completion of the Borssele Alpha project was the certification provided by DNV GL, TenneT said. The Borssele Alpha will collect the electricity generated at Ørsted’s soon to be built Borssele 1 + 2 offshore […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Storage

    The jacket foundation for the 700MW Borssele Beta offshore platform has been transported to the installation site in the Dutch North Sea and the installation process has begun, TenneT said. The jacket foundation departed from the HSM Offshore’s yard in Schiedam on Monday, 13 May. The jacket left the yard soon after the Borssele Alpha […]