This week HSM started with the offshore hook-up phase of the Borssele Alpha OHVS.
HSM is also responsible for the connection and testing of the platform.
Borssele Alpha and Borssele Beta both have a connection capacity of 700 megawatts (MW) for offshore wind farms. The Alpha platform is scheduled for completion in 2019, the Beta platform in 2020. TenneT is the operator of the onshore and offshore electricity grid in the Netherlands and a large part of Germany, and is realizing an offshore grid in the Dutch part of the North Sea with a capacity of at least 3,500 MW and five grid connections. From 2019 to 2023, TenneT will take a 700 MW offshore grid connection into operation every year in accordance with a standardized concept, in order to meet the objectives and tight schedule defined in the National Energy Agreement.