Tag Archive for Onshore wind

All turbines installed at Windpark Krammer

Last week, the last of the 34 Enercon E 115 wind turbines was installed at Windpark Krammer. 25 turbines have already been commissioned. In the next few months, commissioning activities of the turbines will take place. The 102 MW wind farm is expected to be fully operational by the end of March, 2019. The official opening…

Greenchoice, ABN Amro and Windunie invest in wind farm De Veenwieken

Greenchoice, Windunie and the ABN Amro Energy Transition Fund have together taken a 100% share in the De Wieken BV’, the project company for the development of the 14.1 MW onshore wind farm Windpark De Veenwieken. The wind farm will be built in the province of Overijssel, between Ommen, Dedemsvaart and Hardenberg will consist of…

Vattenfall to invest € 64 million in 2 onshore wind farms

Vattenfall anounced on Friday it is investing a total of € 64 million in two Dutch onshore wind farms. It concerns Windpark Haringvliet and Windpark Moerdijk. Windpark Haringvliet The wind farm will have 6 turbines from Nordex installed in the north of the island Goeree-Overflakkee, between the towns of Middelharnis and Stad aan het Haringvliet.…

Greenchoice installs mega energy storage system near onshore wind farm

Green energy company Greenchoice will install a 10 MW energy storage system at the onshore wind farm Hartelkanaal. Wind farm Hartelkanaal is located in the harbour of Rotterdam, between the Hartelkanaal canal and the N15 motorway, and consists of 8 wind turbines that produce an average 68 GWh per year together. This is enough to…

Growth energy cooperatives in 2018

In 2018 the percentage of renewable energy that was produced by local energy cooperatives grew significantly. In total, 74,5 MWp of collective solar power and 59 MW of collective wind power was installed. This number is expected to double in the short term. This is the conclusion of the ‘Lokale Energie Monitor 2018’ report by…

Bigger role local community in wind energy development Groningen

The Province of Groningen will involve its citizens more in its wind energy plans. This new approach could help create more social acceptance for wind energy among its communities. The province, that is facing problems with earthquakes due to extensive gas exploration, aims at speeding up the transition to renewable energy sources and at keeping…

Wind farm De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer selects Nordex turbine

Wind farm De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer has selected German turbine manufacturer Nordex as preferred supplier. Nordex will provide 45 of their N131/3900 wind turbine for the 175,5 MW wind farm, to be located in the municipalities of Borger-Odoorn en Aa en Hunze in the Province of Drenthe. Silent turbine The N131/3900 turbine has a…

Wind energy to help Amsterdam in the energy transition

As of January 2019 Nuon/Vattenfall will be the new energy supplier for the Amsterdam public transportation company GVB. The energy will come from 100% renewable energy sources that are generated in the Netherlands. The contract between the companies runs for a period of 10 years, till the end of December 2028. Part of the energy…

Dutch municipalities aim high in energy transition

Dutch municipalities hold high ambitions when it comes to sustainability. This is the conclusion of a report released this week by Dutch consultancy BMC Advies. For the report, the policy plans and coalition agreements, resulting from the municipal elections held in March this year, of 371 municipalities were analysed. The focus was on the objectives…

Pondera Consult opens office in Jakarta

Dutch renewable energy consultant Pondera Consult announced this weekend that it has opened an office in Jakarta. The company has been exploring opportunities for cooperation in Indonesia since 2016. Indonesia has an ever increasing power demand and serious ambitions to start its own energy transition. The country has many natural resources. One of the identified…