Netherlands Enterprise Agency (NEA) has scheduled the tender for Borssele Wind Farm Site V, Innovation Site. It is expected to run between 2 January 2018 until 18 January 2018.
Site V is a part of the Borssele Wind Farm Zone consists of 5 sites that will collectively generate 1400 MW of energy by 2020.
Sites I and II have been awarded to DONG Energy Borssele and are expected to provide 700 MW, while III and IV (680 MW) have been awarded to Blauwwind II c.v., a consortium of Eneco, Diamond Generation Europe (a 100% subsidiary of Mitsubishi), Shell and Van Oord.
Site V has been designed especially as an Innovation site. It is a small site that is mainly situated within Site III.
According to NEA, the Dutch government hopes to achieve the following:
- to create opportunities for entrepreneurs based in the Netherlands to test and demonstrate advanced technologies (showcase);
- to contribute to wind energy cost reduction;
- to contribute to the Dutch economy: to increase the market and export potential for Dutch companies;
- to increase knowledge in the Netherlands by engaging small and medium-sized enterprises and knowledge institutes in developing the wind farm.