Organisation

Get to know the team of shareholders and contractors who are making the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm a reality.

BLAUWWIND CONSORTIUM

Partners Group
Partners Group is a global private markets investment management firm with EUR 73 billion (USD 83 billion) in investment programmes under management in private equity, private real estate, private infrastructure and private debt. The firm manages a broad range of customised portfolios for an international clientele of institutional investors. Partners Group is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, and has offices around the world. The firm employs over 1,200 people and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (symbol: PGHN) with a majority ownership by its partners and employees.

Shell
Royal Dutch Shell is an integrated energy company that aims to meet the world’s growing demand for energy in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. Shell has major ambitions to grow its renewable power business: it already produces and markets electricity from its existing renewable assets and is developing new wind and solar projects around the globe. Shell first entered the wind business in 2001. Today, its installed wind capacity is 508 MW: five onshore wind farms in the USA (400 MW) and the offshore wind farm Egmond aan Zee in the Netherlands (108 MW) for which Shell has 100% of the offtake.

Eneco Wind Offshore Operations
EWOO provides the asset management services to the windfarm and are responsible for the safe and effective operations of the windfarm. The team is responsible for HSSE, site management, remote monitoring and technical asset integrity.

DGE
Diamond Generating Europe (DGE), a 100% subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, is a dynamic, forward-thinking company with ambitious plans for growth in the power generation and power downstream sectors. DGE operates a tailored portfolio of renewable, energy-efficient assets in Europe and the Middle East and is developing projects in Africa. Its mission is to produce, supply and deliver efficient, flexible and affordable energy to customers across these regions.

Van Oord
Van Oord is a Dutch family-owned company with 150 years’ experience as an international marine contractor. The company focuses on dredging, oil and gas infrastructure and offshore wind. Headquartered in Rotterdam, Van Oord employs almost 5,000 staff, who worked on 190 projects in 46 countries during 2018. Its fleet consists of more than 100 vessels. Characterised by marine ingenuity, Van Oord uses innovative solutions that are both smart and sustainable and strives to help make the world a better place for future generations. In 2018, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary and was granted the title ‘Royal’.

BLAUWWIND MAIN CONTRACTORS

Vestas Offshore Wind
Vestas is the supplier of 77 wind turbines and is responsible for the design, supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of the V164-9.5 MW turbines. This includes the nacelles, hubs, blades, towers, davit cranes, navigational aids and the SCADA system to operate the wind farm.

Van Oord
Van Oord has executed the balance of plant-works for the project, comprising the design, engineering, procurement, construction and installation of the 77 monopiles and the inter-array cables (incl. layout). It was also responsible for the installation of turbines and scour protection. For this project, Van Oord deployed numerous vessels, including its offshore installation vessel Aeolus and the cable-laying vessel Nexus.

Eneco Wind Offshore Operations
EWOO provide asset management services to the windfarm, and are responsible for site management, safe systems of work and technical asset integrity. EWOO are an experienced Dutch operator with a large breadth of technical and operational expertise. Their focus is on the day to day safe and reliable management of the windfarm, including 24/7 remote monitoring of the windfarm from the operational control centre in Rotterdam.




"Blauwwind operates the Borssele III & IV windfarm with health, safety, security and the environment as our top priority. We deliver sustainable, full lifecycle asset integrity, by conducting operations and maintenance in a satisfying manner for all stakeholders involved."

Luke Machen, Operations Director

Partners Group

Partners Group is a global private markets investment management firm with EUR 73 billion (USD 83 billion) in investment programmes under management in private equity, private real estate, private infrastructure and private debt. The firm manages a broad range of customised portfolios for an international clientele of institutional investors. Partners Group is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, and has offices around the world. The firm employs over 1,200 people and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (symbol: PGHN) with a majority ownership by its partners and employees.

Shell

Royal Dutch Shell is an integrated energy company that aims to meet the world’s growing demand for energy in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. Shell has major ambitions to grow its renewable power business: it already produces and markets electricity from its existing renewable assets and is developing new wind and solar projects around the globe. Shell first entered the wind business in 2001. Today, its installed wind capacity is 508 MW: five onshore wind farms in the USA (400 MW) and the offshore wind farm Egmond aan Zee in the Netherlands (108 MW) for which Shell has 100% of the offtake.

Eneco

Eneco is a company with international operations in the area of sustainable energy and innovation. Together with its customers, partners and employees, Eneco is working to realise its mission: sustainable energy for all. It invests in wind farms, biomass power plants, heating and solar parks to increase the supply of renewable energy. Furthermore, Eneco develops innovative products and services that allow its clients to take control of how they generate, store, use or share energy.

DGE

Diamond Generating Europe (DGE), a 100% subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, is a dynamic, forward-thinking company with ambitious plans for growth in the power generation and power downstream sectors. DGE operates a tailored portfolio of renewable, energy-efficient assets in Europe and the Middle East and is developing projects in Africa. Its mission is to produce, supply and deliver efficient, flexible and affordable energy to customers across these regions.

Van Oord

Van Oord is a Dutch family-owned company with 150 years’ experience as an international marine contractor. The company focuses on dredging, oil and gas infrastructure and offshore wind. Headquartered in Rotterdam, Van Oord employs almost 5,000 staff, who worked on 190 projects in 46 countries during 2018. Its fleet consists of more than 100 vessels. Characterised by marine ingenuity, Van Oord uses innovative solutions that are both smart and sustainable and strives to help make the world a better place for future generations. In 2018, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary and was granted the title ‘Royal’.