Onshore

KenzFigee wins first order for up-tower crane package

KenzFigee has been awarded a contract by US wind and solar operator Duke Energy Renewables for delivery of their innovative GenHookTM LT up-tower crane package. It is the first order for the crane specialist. The contract comprises the design and fabrication of the first new generation GenHookTM LT temporary up-tower crane package with a SWL capacity…

Permits Windplanblauw irrevocable

The Council of State rendered a positive judgement on the onshore wind project Windplanblauw this week. With this ruling all important required permits for the future wind project in the province of Flevoland are now irrevocable. Initiators Vattenfall and SwifterwinT can now start realising the project. Windplanblauw concerns a repowering and redevelopment project in the north-western…

October month shows high wind generation

Renewable energy generation in October increased with 15% compared to the same month in 2018. The higher number came mainly from wind energy, according to statistics by Energieopwek.nl. On average, 33,000 MWh of wind energy per day was generated, with two peaks of more than 85,000 MWh. In October, the share of onshore wind was…

Wind to green seagoing vessels

A wind farm, owned by Eneco, on Landtong Rozenburg, along the Calandkanaal in Rotterdam, will in the near future be supplying green power to seagoing vessels, with Heerema’s giant crane vessels to be the first. Energy company Eneco and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have partnered up to develop and implement this project to demonstrate…

Repowering project in the municipality of Kapelle could fivefold capacity

Energy cooperative Zeeuwind, E-Connection and Windforce-11 jointly want to develop 3 wind farms in the municipality of Kapelle in the province of Zeeland. The parties will inform the local citizens on their plans during an information meeting on Monday, 21 October. The 3 wind farms concerned are the Willem-Annapolder, Kapelle-Schore and Landmanslust wind farms. The…

Municipality of Rotterdam to go green in 2020

The municipality of Rotterdam has pledged to use electricity from the renewable energy sources wind and solar only as of January 2020. For this purpose it has signed a 10-year contract with energy companies Greenchoice and Eneco. It concerns the use of electricity for which the municipality is paying, such as buildings,public lighting and sewer…

De Veenwieken Wind Farm produces first electricity

De Veenwieken Wind Farm reached a milestones when two wind turbines were connected to the grid this week. These turbines will undergo final testing before being handed over to the wind farm owner. It concerns turbines number 1 and 9. With number 4 and 10 almost ready the construction is almost half way. The wind…

Zeewolde Wind Farm construction soon to start

On 17 October of this year, construction of Zeewolde Wind Farm will start. It will be the largest wind farm built on land in the Netherlands when completed.  Mr Fackeldey, Deputy Energy Transition of the province of Flevoland and Alderman for sustainability of the municipality of Zeewolde, mr Suithoff, will perform the symbolic ground breaking…

Liander publishes updated overview network congestion points

Network operator Liander published an updated overview of the network congestion points. These are locations where currently only limited capacity is available. These areas are the basis for the transport indication that is required when applying for the SDE+ Autumn subsidy round. The Dutch network system is not equipped to reply to the increasing capacity…