Onshore

Start installation first turbine De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer WF

On 8 July, a start was made on the installation of the first wind turbine at the De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer Wind Farm. This took place along the Drentse Mondenweg at 1e Exloermond. Providing the weather remains favourable, the installation could be completed by the end of this week. Start of construction commenced after…

Start commercial operation Spui Wind Farm

Japanese energy company Eurus Energy Group (“Eurus”) announced today the start of commercial operation of the 21 MW Spui Wind Farm, located in the municipality of Hoeksche Waard in the province of Zuid-Holland. Spui Wind Farm consists of five Enercon E-126 EP4 wind turbines, each with a hub height of 135 meters, a rotor diameter…

Liander to expand the electricity network in the Flevopolder

Liander is expanding the electricity network in the Flevopolder. The growth in renewable energy supply from mainly wind and solar in this region is going fast. The network operator is not able to keep up with the required grid expansion to absorb the quantities of new energy. As a consequence, at some locations in the…

De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer prepares for transport first turbine components

Several logistical preparations are being made to facilitate the transport of the first wind turbine components for De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer Wind Farm. The preparations include modification of some roundabouts. Due to the size of the components, special transport is required. It concerns 12 special transports in total, including 3 rotorblades, 6 tower sections,…

First wind turbine installed at Wieringermeer Wind Farm

On Tuesday, June 25, the first wind turbine at Wieringermeer Wind Farm was installed. Developer Vattenfall announced this milestone on its social media channels. In total, the wind farm in the Wieringermeer, in the province of Noord-Holland will comprise 82 wind turbines. The wind turbines are delivered by German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex. It concerns…

Green light for Oude Maas Wind Farm

After multiple delays, the Council of State gave green light for the construction of the Oude Maas Wind Farm. In a judgement on Wednesday, 19 June, it ruled an appeal against the development plan of the wind farm to be unfounded. The wind farm will rise in Hoeksche Waard, along the river bank of the…

Eneco opens Nieuwe Waterweg Wind Farm

On 13 June, Eneco officially opened its wind farm Nieuwe Waterweg in Rotterdam, north of the Nieuwe Waterweg and the Het Scheur river. The ceremony took place in the presence of Councillor Arno Bonte (Sustainability, Air Quality and Energy Transition) of the municipality of Rotterdam. The wind farm comprises 6 Vestas wind turbines, type V112,…