10 years of wind energy in the Belgian North Sea!

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The BOP hands over 2019-2024 memorandum to the Prime Minister: up to 4,000 MW by 2024

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Belgian offshore platform

The Belgian Offshore Platform (BOP) is a non-profit association of investors and owners of wind farms in the Belgian part of the North Sea. The BOP was founded in 2011 to advocate the development of wind energy in the Belgian waters of the North Sea. Offshore wind energy has 1,556 MW installed capacity in the North Sea in 2019. By 2020, this will amount to an installed capacity of 2,262 MW, which will produce an average 8 TWh annually, around 10% of total electricity demand. After 2020, offshore wind energy capacity in the Belgian North Sea can be further developed to at least 4,000 MW.

Supply

With 1,556 MW of capacity already generated by installed turbines, the Belgian offshore wind sector makes a significant and guaranteed contribution towards security of supply.

New cleantech industry

The experience gained during the realization of the first offshore wind parks in Belgium has made it possible for many companies to develop innovative techniques and export them abroad.

Sustainable enterprise

Offshore wind energy is an indispensible element in the Belgian climate plan: without the large wind turbines off our North Sea coast, it will be impossible for Belgium to reach its European targets!

Latest News

from Belgian Offshore Platform

Record Belgian offshore wind energy broken in February

February 2020 was a record month for wind energy in the Belgian North Sea : 804 GWh production (nb: measured at the Elia grid connection…
Storm op zee : windparken zijn blijven draaien

Storm at Sea Ciara: wind turbines kept rotating

Throughout Sunday, electricity was produced in the Belgian North Sea, but due to circumstances not at the maximum production of 1550 MW. The smallest wind…
Parcs éoliens en mer du Nord belge – Avril 2019 / Luchtfoto windpark Northwind in de Belgische Noordzee – april 2019

2.2 million families supplied with clean electricity from the Belgian part of the North Sea in 2020

There are currently six operational wind farms with a total capacity of 1,556 MW in the Belgian part of the North Sea: C-Power,…