Onshore

King Willem-Alexander opens Krammer Wind Farm

Yesterday, May 15, the official opening of Krammer Wind Farm took place. The wind farm, located on and around the primary flood defence Krammersluizen, on the border of the provinces of Zuid-Holland and Zeeland, was opened by King Willem-Alexander, in the presence of over 700 guests. It was the start of a 4-days celebration for…

Foundation construction work to start at De Veenwieken Wind Farm

The piling activities for the foundations at De Veenwieken Wind Farm have been completed. Throughout the summer, contractor Meyer Sonderbau will build the concrete foundations. The wind turbine components are expected to start arriving at the end of June with first installation activities following in July. The  wind farm is located between Dedemsvaart, Ommen and…

Foundation for first wind turbine De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer in place

On Thursday. May 2, the foundation for the first wind turbine at De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer Wind Farm was built. In January of this year, the first construction activities on the wind farm started, commencing with the road and staging area construction. The turbine, type N131 from German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex, is expected to…

Zeewolde Wind Farm to deploy Enercon new EP3 turbines

Wind Park Zeewolde B.V. (WPZ) has signed a contract with German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon for the supply of 74 of Enercon’s new EP3 type turbines and 9 turbines of the existing EP2. In addition, a long-term Operations and Maintenance contract is closed. The largest EP3 turbines are 4.2 MW and have a tip height…

Update SDE+ Autumn 2018 and SDE+ Spring 2019 rounds

During the SDE+ Spring 2019 subsidy application round, RVO.nl received applications for 43 wind energy projects with a combined power of 143 MW. The total subsidy claim for these projects is 309 million Euro. Interested parties could submit their applications for subsidies between March 12 and April 4. RVO.nl received applications for a total of…

Atlas Professionals partners up with ECHT Community in wind

Atlas Professionals joined the ECHT community as an exclusive Partner for the on- and offshore wind sector in the Netherlands. The active partnership will enable Atlas Professionals and ECHT to share complimentary knowledge and competences to the wind industry to contribute to a smart and sustainable climate and energy transition. With the wind sector growing…

All purchasing contracts in place for Zeewolde Wind Farm

Wind Park Zeewolde B.V. has concluded all necessary purchasing contracts to realise the largest onshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The contracts have a total value of approximately 400 million Euros. In addition, a 15-year sales contract for the produced electricity is concluded. The purchase contract for more than 320 MW of turbines has been…

ABB to deliver substation Zeewolde Wind Farm

ABB Power Grids will supply the substation for the 357 MW Zeewolde Wind Farm. In addition, the company will also supply the 6.5-kilometer long cable connection between the substation and the TenneT high-voltage grid. ABB will also supply two 240 MVA transformers that will be placed near the substation and transform the 33 kV electricity…