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Eneco in Japanese hands

A consortium of Japanese Mitsubishi Corporation (80%) and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. ( (20%), Japan’s 3rd largest energy company, will take over Dutch energy company Eneco. Eneco and the shareholders’ committee, consisting of the municipalities of Rotterdam, The Hague, Dordrecht, Lansingerland, Capelle aan den IJssel, Molenlanden, Heemstede and Achtkarspelen, have agreed on the proposed…

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…

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…

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…

Blade repair works start at Princess Amalia Offshore Wind Farm

MPI Offshore, a subsidiary of Van Oord, has been contracted to repair and upgrade all of the blades for 29 of the 60 turbines in the Princess Amalia Offshore Wind Farm. The company is using its offshore installation vessel MPI Resolution. The vessel sails to the site location with three repaired and/or new blades. The…

Eneco signs largest PPA with Dutch wind farm

On Wednesday, 17 July, Eneco signed a Power Purchase Contract (PPA) with Windpark Fryslân bv. During 15 years, Eneco will purchase the electricity produced by the 382,7 MW nearshore Fryslân Wind Farm. With an annual production of 1,500 GWh, it is the largest PPA that the Dutch energy company has signed with a wind farm…

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,…

Almost half of future power generation from Borssele 3 & 4 already sold

Eneco announced earlier this week that it has sold already most of the future power from the 731.5 MW Borssele 3 & 4 offshore wind farm before start of construction. Eneco secured a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement for half of the power generated by the offshore wind farm. The energy company signed long-term contracts with Microsoft, Stedin,…

Microsoft to purchase 90 MW from Borssele 3 & 4 offshore wind farm

Starting 2020, Microsoft Corporation will purchase 90 MW from the 731.5 MW Borssele 3 & 4 offshore wind farm to power its datacenters. It signed an agreement with Eneco for 15 years. This is Microsoft’s second purchase of wind energy in the Netherlands in a year. In November 2017 it announced that it will purchase all…