Tag Archive for De Veenwieken Wind Farm

Long read: Developing wind onshore is an organic process

In 1995, Dutch entrepreneur Alfons Wispels founded Raedthuys to develop onshore wind energy. What started with a single turbine on a farmer’s grounds in Zeewolde, Flevoland, developed overtime into a mature company that currently owns and operates 70 wind turbines located all over the country, has another 60 granted and now also develops solar energy.…

All 10 wind turbines at De Veenwieken Wind Farm are in place

The construction of the last of in total 10 wind turbines at De Veenwieken Wind Farm has been completed. Six of the ten Enercon, type E-103, 2.3 MW, wind turbines are already connected to the grid. The coming period will be spent on connecting the remaining 4 wind turbines. The first construction activities started in April…

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 De Veenwieken, opened the construction site to the public. De…

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…

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…