Tag Archive for onshore wind farm

First wind turbine installed at Wieringermeer Wind Farm

On Tuesday, June 25, the first wind turbine at Wieringermeer Wind Farm was installed. Developer Vattenfall announced this milestone on its social media channels. In total, the wind farm in the Wieringermeer, in the province of Noord-Holland will comprise 82 wind turbines. The wind turbines are delivered by German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex. It concerns…

Wieringermeer Wind Farm: Building the largest Dutch repowering project

Vattenfall is currently building one of the largest Dutch wind farms in the Wieringermeer. In this enormous stretched area, covering around 300 square kilometres, the wind has free play at all times. With 82 wind turbines, this is also the company’s largest Dutch onshore wind project developed by themselves. We talked to Ruben Lindenburg, Project…

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,…

First old wind turbine at Zeewolde Wind Farm dismantled

The first of the old wind turbines that are located in the area where Zeewolde Wind Farm will rise has been dismantled. It concerns a wind turbine located at the Dodaarsweg. It is one of a group of wind turbines that are located in too close proximity of the future new wind turbines. In total,…

Greenchoice puts largest wind energy storage system into use

Today, June 6, energy provider Greenchoice officially put a 10 MW / 10 MWh energy storage system into use at its 24 MW onshore wind farm Hartelkanaal, near the Port of Rotterdam. The battery is the largest largest wind-coupled storage system in the Netherlands to date. Greenchoice already announced that it would install the battery…

Green light for N33 Wind Farm

The N33 Wind Farm, to rise near Veendam, in the province of Groningen, gets the green light. In a judgement today, May 29, the Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State ruled the appeal against N33 Wind Farm to be unfounded. A total of 20 appealants lodged an appeal against the integration (inpassingsplan) and…

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…