Tag Archive for onshore wind farm

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…

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…

All turbines at Windpark Samen Voor de Wind dismantled

All 7 wind turbines at Windpark Samen Voor de Wind are now dismantled. The old turbines will be replaced by modern, larger turbines. The onshore wind farm comprised of 7 Enercon, type E66, turbines which have been operating since 2002 alongside the Overijsselse tocht, nearby Swifterbant in the municipality of Dronten. Windpark Samen Voor de…

Windpark Zeewolde to build its own connection to high-voltage network

Windpark Zeewolde (WPZ) will build its own connection to the high-voltage network. It has signed a contract with ABB for this purpose. The construction activities for the transformer substation will start this autumn. The wind farm is expected to start producing electricity in autumn 2020. The construction of the transformer substation station will start before…

Financial close for repowering project Wind Farm Etten-Leur

The five wind turbines of wind farm Etten-Leur will be replaced by 3 new wind turbines from Vestas. The 5 original turbines were built 17 years ago by a family. Now, the grandchildren are in charge of the repowering project. On February 14, a contract was signed for the purchase and maintenance of three new…