Tag Archive for Onshore wind

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…

September edition of Wind Energy Magazine is out

The latest edition of Wind Energy Magazine is out. This second edition published in English features an interview with Arnoud Kuis, Area Director Offshore Wind at Van Oord, on the company’s long track record and international presence in offshore wind. Jan Posthumus, Head of Service Operations at Siemens Gamesa, speaks about the company’s experience up…