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  • Omexom Green Story / Substations / The Netherlands

    Episode 8 – Omexom Green Story: Minimizing the impact of substation construction on biodiversity

    This episode of the Omexom Green Story takes us to Eemshaven, in the Netherlands. Here, our local business unit has contributed to sowing 25 000 m2 of wildflowers native to the region around a new substation to offset the impact of the infrastructure on the local habitat. A bee hotel and an electric vehicle charging point on site further highlight the intention of rethinking our operations to minimiz the impact of substation construction ob biodiversity.

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  • The Netherlands / Electric mobility / Energy Transition / Innovation

    Webinar InMotion: How 50 Dutch students revolutionize the car racing industry

    Electric vehicles are a main part of achieving the energy transition, Omexom’s mission. However, so far, traditional fuel cars represent one feature that prevents adopting electric mobility more widely: convenience. Despite government efforts across Europe, charging stations remain scarce, so reliability is a major challenge. Another one is charging time.

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  • Offshore wind / Germany / High voltage / Substations / The Netherlands / Wind

    Dutch and German Omexom teams collaborate on Gemini Wind Park in the Netherlands

    The Gemini Wind Park is one of largest offshore wind parks in Europe. Located in the North Sea, 85 km off the coast of the Netherlands, it became operational in 2017. With a rated capacity of 600 megawatts, Gemini generates renewable electricity for 1.5 million people while reducing CO₂ emissions by 1.25 million tons per year. Built between 2014 and 2017, the wind park will provide clean energy for decades to come. To make sure that Gemini performs at its best, operations and maintenance are a key part of the project.

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  • The Netherlands / Energy Transition / Substations

    Relocation of a traction substation in Rotterdam

    Due to the construction of a new housing development on the Zuiderpark Weg in Rotterdam, the traction substation that powers the metro had to be relocated. To ensure reliability and quality, Omexom has been awarded by the Rotterdam transport company (RET) for its historical expertise in this specific area.

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  • The Netherlands / Energy Transition / Offshore wind / Substations

    Omexom replaces nine circuit breakers at Borssele 150kV HV substation

    The Netherlands' largest offshore wind farm is currently under construction off the coast of Zeeland. A total of 173 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 1.5 gigawatts of green energy will be installed in the region.

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  • The Netherlands / Substations

    Installation of GIS equipment and transformers in two large high-voltage offshore substations

    On behalf of HSM Offshore, Omexom in the Netherlands was commissioned to install GIS (Gas Insulated Switchgear) equipment and 66kV and 220kV transformers in two large high-voltage offshore substations.

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