Oil behemoth beats Dong and Vattenfall in Dutch wind tender

Dutch authorities have announced that a consortium counting Shell, Van Oord, Eneco, and Mitsubishi/DGE have won the tender for the construction of 680 MW offshore wind in Borssele three and four.

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The fossil side of the energy industry has won the chance to take on the development of Dutch offshore wind farm Borssele, announced authorities Monday evening CET.

The winners of the tender make up a consortium which includes the Netherlands' own Shell together with project developer Van Oord, consultant agency Eneco, and Japan's Mitsubishi. They beat out other bidders such as Dong Energy and Vattenfall.

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