Despite COVID constraints, Europe confirmed a record amount of €26.3bn of investments in new offshore wind farms in 2020.
The Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate (EZK), Eric Wiebes has chosen the Eemshaven west cable route as the preferred alternative for connecting the future 700 MW ‘Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden’ offshore wind farm which is planned to be ready by 2027.
Yesterday the Offshore Wind Innovation Center (OWIC) started in Eemshaven. The center facilitates the development of activities and innovations in the field of offshore wind energy, with a focus on service and maintenance.
TenneT has taken a new high-voltage station into use in Eemshaven today. The 110 kV substation is part of a grid reinforcement plan that the grid operator is implementing together with Enexis in the Northern Netherlands and is intended to support the growing supply of sustainable energy production in Eemshaven.