Tag Archive for onshore wind farm

Turbine installation at Wieringermeer Wind Farm is halfway

Vattenfall reached a milestone when wind turbine number 41 in Wieringermeer Wind Farm was installed. This means that half of the in total 82 Nordex N117/3600 windturbines by Vattenfall are now installed.  Also this week, contractor BAM Infra reported on social media that it had completed the construction of all foundations. In total around 54,735…

Start investigation expansion Nieuwe Waterweg Wind Farm

Eneco, renewable developer FMT, the Delfland water authority and waste disposal company Renewi have signed an agreement to explore the possibilities for an expansion of the Nieuwe Waterweg wind farm. The current wind farm, located at the Nieuwe Waterweg in the municipality of Rotterdam, comprises 6 wind turbines, type Vestas 112. It has been operational…

Start preparatory work in De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer WF

This week, a start was made on the internal wind farm infrastructure in the De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer wind farm in the province of Drenthe. In the coming months, construction work on internal roads, crane hardstands and cabling will take place at several locations in the wind farm. This will be followed by the…

Financial close for Veur de wind Wind Farm

Financing for two wind turbines in the outskirts of Nieuwleusen in the province of Overijssel is completed. Initiator of the project, named ‘Veur de wind’ is the local cooperative Coöperatie Nieuwleusen Synergie. The project is financed by ASN Bank and water authority Waterschap Drents Overijsselse Delta (WDODelta).  The 2 wind turbines will each have a maximum tip…

No objections from city council for Agro-Wind wind farm

The city council of Reusel-De Mierden provided a declaration of no-objection for the Agro-Wind onshore wind farm this week. It is now up to the Municipal Executive to provide the environmental permit. The wind farm will comprise of 11 wind turbines in 3 line positions in the south of Reusel, near the Belgian border. The…

Eneco wins tender for Maasvlakte 2 wind farm

Rijkswaterstaat, part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, has awarded Eneco the tender for the Maasvlakte 2 wind farm. With a capacity of around 100 MW, this future wind farm will be the energy company’s biggest onshore wind project. The wind farm will be built on top of a flood defence in…

Reimert Bouw en Infrastructuur contracted for Jaap Rodenburg Wind Farm II

Vattenfall has awarded local company Reimert Bouw en Infrastructuur (Reimert) the contract for construction activities in Jaap Rodenburg Wind Farm II, located in Almere Pampus. Jaap Rodenburg Wind Farm II is a repowering project. The original wind farm dates from 2000 and comprises 10 wind turbines with a combined rated power of 1.6 MW. The…

All turbines in Waardpolder Wind Farm are operational

All six wind turbines in Waardpolder Wind Farm, located in the municipality of Hollands Kroon in the province of Noord Holland, are operational. The wind farm is a project by WP Energiek. It concerns a repowering project whereby the original 19 wind turbines were replaced by 6 modern, more powerful models. Energy company NUON (now…

First turbine Avri Wind Farm produces power

On Thursday 26 December, test runs were started on the first turbine at Avri Wind Farm, thus producing the first electricity of the wind farm. Avri Wind Farm comprises 3 wind turbines with each a rated power of 3.6 MW that are installed on the terrain of the former Avri landfill in Geldermalsen. The terrain…

ABP invests in Dutch wind farm

ABP made another wind farm investment announcement at the end of last week. This time the pension fund is investing in a 32 MW onshore wind farm in Goeree-Overflakkee, in the province of Zuid-Holland. The news follows after ABP announced earlier that week that it is taking a 64% share in the German offshore wind…