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By 2023, the new wind farm off the coast of Egmond aan Zee should be fully operational and soon after that, it could supply green electricity to a million Dutch people. This is possible thanks to the combined capacity of 759 MW and an annual yield of at least 3.3 TWh. The consortium CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell Nederland and Eneco, won the ‘Hollandse Kust (Noord)’ tender. Both parties emphasize that the construction will take place “without any government subsidies”.

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