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Financial close for Veur de wind Wind Farm

Financing for two wind turbines in the outskirts of Nieuwleusen in the province of Overijssel is completed. Initiator of the project, named ‘Veur de wind’ is the local cooperative Coöperatie Nieuwleusen Synergie. The project is financed by ASN Bank and water authority Waterschap Drents Overijsselse Delta (WDODelta). …

Long read: Citizen participation in the energy transition

The Netherlands, albeit with a delay, is taking steps in the energy transition. Wind, both onshore and offshore, is a large driver in the transition and many gigawatts of it will be needed. Especially onshore, social acceptance is vital in ensuring that these megawatts will be realised. So…

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Long read: Citizen participation in the energy transition

The Netherlands, albeit with a delay, is taking steps in the energy transition. Wind, both onshore and offshore, is a large driver in the transition and many gigawatts of it will be needed. Especially onshore, social acceptance is vital in ensuring that these megawatts will be realised. So…

Wind farm in focus: De Veenwieken Wind Farm

In the eastern part of the Netherlands, between Ommen, Hardenberg en Dedemsvaart, where till recently green pastures dominated the view, ten Enercon wind turbines are slowly rising on the horizon. All in close cooperation with the local citizens. On 7 September, this onshore wind farm…