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Wind Minds signs MoA with Haechun and Doarm

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On April 6th, A new renewable energy company was launched at the International Green Energy Expo 2016 in Daegu, Korea: Wind Minds Korea. Wind Minds Korea, a joint venture between Wind Minds B.V., Doarm Engineering Co. Ltd and HaeChun Corporation, will serve clients as an...
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Launch of Wind Minds Korea

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Jeju, 04/04/2016 A new renewable energy company to be launched at the Green Energy Expo 2016 in Daegu, Korea: Wind Minds Korea. Wind Minds Korea, a joint venture between Wind Minds B.V., Doarm Engineering Co. Ltd and Haechun Corporation, will serve clients as an engineering and...
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Learn all about the Dutch offshore wind industry in two minutes

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Learn all about the Dutch offshore wind industry in two minutes. For more information please contact us.  
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Wind Minds agrees MoU with Korean Haechun

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Busan, 16/09/2015 Wind Minds has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Korea’s leading submarine solutions firm Haechun to cooperate on offshore wind projects with a focus on Asia and Europe. It has been agreed that Wind Minds will partner with Haechun to investigate...
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Wind Minds supports MHI Vestas Offshore Wind with German offshore market entry

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Wind Minds was selected by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW) to provide regulatory support for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 turbine supply tender. It is the first German project that selected the advanced V164-8MW wind turbine. Wind Minds began the work on the project in February 2015,...
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Wind Minds Sign Offshore Wind Deal with Korean Company

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Wind Minds have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korean company Doarm Engineering to develop offshore wind farms in South Korea, according to Hans Rijntalder, a renewable energy consultant and founder of Pondera Consult, one of four companies that form Wind Minds....
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Mitsubishi 7MW Sea Angel Floating Turbine

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Installation of the Mitsubishi 7MW Sea Angel turbine is progressing well. During the month of May and June the nacelle and blades were installed on the prototype turbine which will be installed off the coast of Fukushima. The installation works are performed by Kajima Corporation...
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Formosa 1 OWF: Turbine Supply Agreement signed

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“An important and tough milestone has been reached in the Formosa 1 OWF project ” as Robert Tsai, CEO of Formosa Wind Power Co. Ltd., describes the singing of TSA (Turbine Supply Agreement) with Siemens. An agreement has been signed for de delivery of 2 Siemens turbines...
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Meet the Wind Minds team at the NWEA Winddag 2015 in the Netherlands

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On the 12th of June, advisors from Wind Minds will be attending the NWEA Winddag 2015 (national wind day 2015) in Utrecht, the Netherlands. This event, which has been organised by Pondera Consult and Bosch & Van Rijn, will feature key note speakers from NWEA, The Crown...
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Grontmij and Pondera – founding partner of Wind Minds – to prepare one of world’s largest offshore wind farms in the Netherlands

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7 May – Grontmij, a listed consulting & engineering company with a strong European presence, and partner Pondera Consult – founding partner of Wind Minds – will carry out preparatory studies for the call for tender by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs for...
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Wind farm Westermeerwind

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The Netherlands’ largest near shore wind power plant Westermeerwind is to be erected in lake IJssel along the dikes of the Dutch municipality of Noordoostpolder. The 48 Siemens wind turbines will supply approximately 160,000 Dutch homes with climate-friendly electric power....
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Thank you for visiting the Wind Minds stand at EWEA Offshore

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We would personally like to thank you for taking the time to visit our stand at EWEA Offshore 2015 and for the interest shown in our products and services. It was our pleasure and honour and we enjoyed many inspiring conversations. We hope you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and...
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Publication Wind Minds in Mainport, March 2015

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Publication Wind Minds in Mainport, March 2015  
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Wind Minds at EWEA Offshore 2015

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Please, visit these week our stand at the EWEA Offshore 2015! Our standnummer is C3-C27. You are more than welcome. Click on the photo for a full view of the Wind Minds stand and EWEA Offshore 2015 and ‘walk’ around You are invited to visit our stand C3-C27.    
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Zeeland’s offshore industry gets behind Borssele wind farm

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Source: Zeeland Portnews, March 2015 – Zeeland’s offshore industry gets behind Borssele wind farm  
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Wind Minds in Tokyo, Japan

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From February 23rd to 27th, Arno Verbeek and Eric Kamphues from Wind Minds participated in the Smart Energy Week 2015 in Tokyo, supported by local liaison/representative Justus Schoemaker. For Wind Minds and several partners from the Holland Home of Wind Energy (HHWE), the week...
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Wind Minds, new partnership for international offshore wind farms at EWEA Offshore 2015

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Following on from their successful business launch in Asia, Wind Minds, the recently established international consultancy, are now to exhibit at the world’s largest offshore wind energy conference & exhibition (EWEA Offshore 2015) in Copenhagen from 10 – 12 March. Wind Minds...
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Wind Minds to perform Permit Management for Offshore Wind Farm Eneco – Luchterduinen

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Wind Minds is selected to perform the permit management during the construction of OWF Eneco – Luchterduinen. This wind farm is situated at 23 kilometers from the shore at Zandvoort and consists of 43 Vestas V112 turbines with a total capacity of 129 MW. The construction of OWF...
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Expert Meeting ‘New offshore wind farm developments in the Netherlands’ at the EWEA offshore 2015 – 11 March

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In the next few years (2015-2019) a total of 3500 MW of offshore wind projects will be tendered and constructed in three predetermined clusters. Wind Minds and legal firm Stibbe have organised an Expert meeting on Wednesday, 11 March at the EWEA Offshore 2015 where more...
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Invitation EWEA OFFSHORE 2015 Conference and Exhibition

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Wind Minds will exhibit at the world’s largest offshore wind energy conference & exhibition (EWEA Offshore 2015) in Copenhagen from 10 – 12 March. With participants from over 50 countries, the EWEA Offshore 2015 conference is the place for networking, knowledge sharing and to...
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Pondera Consult to support Siemens with Permit Management

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Pondera Consult has been asked by Siemens to provide permit management services for the installation of the offshore wind turbines at the Noordoostpolder wind farm. Siemens is currently constructing the 48 wind turbines in the IJsselmeer lake. Pondera Consult’s role is to support...
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Borssele Offshore Wind Area First To Be Assessed Under New Environmental Framework

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The Dutch EIA Commission has confirmed that the approach used by Pondera Consult and Grontmij, to investigate the environmental impact of the offshore wind energy area “Borssele”, is clear and relevant. The Commission advises on the content and quality of environmental reports....
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Pondera Consult and Arcadis consortium given the go-ahead to prepare EIA and permit application for the first Dutch offshore grid connection

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Pondera Consult, together with Arcadis, has been asked by TenneT to support the entire EIA process for the offshore grid connection of offshore wind farms located in the wind development area “Borssele”. The Ministry of Economic Affairs decided in 2014 that wind development ar...
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King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands honored Wind Minds with a visit at its stand at the offshore wind seminar in Tokyo.

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On Wednesday the 29th October, King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands honored Wind Minds with a visit at its stand at the offshore wind seminar in Tokyo. The King and Queen were keen to learn about the new company and Wind Minds interest in the Japanese market....
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New partnership for international offshore wind farms

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Dutch-German Company Wind Minds joins trade mission to Japan and Korea THE NETHERLANDS / GERMANY – Four Dutch and German consultancies in the field of offshore renewable energy have teamed up and established a new international consultancy company Wind Minds with the objective to...
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Swancor Ltd. chooses MECAL and Wind Minds as Preferred Supplier for Consultancy on Taiwanese Formosa 1 OWF

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Wind Minds, is delighted to announce the signature of a Framework Agreement with Swancor Ltd. regarding the provision of its services for Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan. Formosa 1 OWF is expected to be Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm with installed capacity of...
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China Wind Power 2014 Conference in Beijing

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Wind Minds will share insights about the ´Lessons Learned from the Dutch Offshore Market and Market Trends´ at the China Wind Power 2014 Conference in Beijing on Wednesday, 22th of October. The China Wind Power conference is one of the most important wind energy events in Asia....
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Start of construction Near Shore Wind Farm Westermeerwind (144 MW)

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Wind farm Westermeerwind is located in the IJssellake in the Netherlands at a distance of 900-1.200 m of the coastline of the Noordoostpolder municipality. The wind farm consists of 48 Siemens 3.0 direct drive turbines with a rotor of 108 meter at a hub heigth of 95 meter. After...
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Why Wind Minds

Wind Minds was established in 2014 bringing together 4 international consultancies with over 15 years of experience in the field of offshore renewable energy consultancy, having been directly involved in over 40 offshore wind projects in Europe, US and Asia.
Our focus is to be a pro-active partner for our clients, providing them with independent consultancy in all disciplines related to offshore wind power in an integrated approach so they may develop, construct and operate offshore wind farms in the most successful and cost effective way.
Wind Minds are the offshore wind specialists.