Tag Archive for repowering

All turbines Samen voor de Wind in place

On Thursday 14 November, Enercon completed the installation of the last of seven wind turbines at Samen voor de Wind, an onshore wind farm located alongside the Overijsselse tocht, nearby Swifterbant in the municipality of Dronten. The German wind turbine manufacturer started the installation activities last week. Samen Voor de Wind is an initiative of 6…

Repowering project in the municipality of Kapelle could fivefold capacity

Energy cooperative Zeeuwind, E-Connection and Windforce-11 jointly want to develop 3 wind farms in the municipality of Kapelle in the province of Zeeland. The parties will inform the local citizens on their plans during an information meeting on Monday, 21 October. The 3 wind farms concerned are the Willem-Annapolder, Kapelle-Schore and Landmanslust wind farms. The…

Zeewolde Wind Farm construction soon to start

On 17 October of this year, construction of Zeewolde Wind Farm will start. It will be the largest wind farm built on land in the Netherlands when completed.  Mr Fackeldey, Deputy Energy Transition of the province of Flevoland and Alderman for sustainability of the municipality of Zeewolde, mr Suithoff, will perform the symbolic ground breaking…

Vattenfall installs met masts at Wieringermeer Wind Farm

Vattenfall installed the second met mast at Wieringmeer Wind Farm. In total, 3 met masts will be installed at the wind farm. They will determine and validate the wind turbine’s power performance. A third met mast will be installed in September. The met masts, with each a height of 120 metres, are provided by UK telecom…

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…

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…

Official opening repowered wind farm Slufterdam

This evening, the official opening ceremony of the repowered wind farm Slufterdam took place. Wind farm Slufterdam is situated at the Maasvlakte, on top of a dike around silt depot de Slufter, to the west of the port of Rotterdam. Since 2002, 17 GE wind turbines, with a combined total capacity of 25.5 MW, have been…

Verdubbeling vermogen windpark Slufterdam

Nuon en Eneco gaan de zeventien windturbines van windpark Slufterdam vervangen door veertien nieuwe. Het vermogen verdubbelt ongeveer, van 25,5 naar 50,4 megawatt. Het windpark dateert uit 2002 en bestaat uit negen windturbines van Nuon en acht van Eneco. Hoewel nog niet alle turbines aan het eind van hun technische levensduur zijn, kiezen de energiemaatschappijen…

Repowering door crowdfunding

Greenchoice is in samenwerking met windturbinefabrikant WES een crowdfundingactie gestart, waarbij ‘honderden’ oude installaties door nieuwe worden vervangen. Huishoudens kunnen 250 tot 1.500 euro investeren in nieuwe windturbines. Deze worden op de plek van oude turbines geplaatst en zullen dankzij de voortschrijdende techniek naar verwachting tien procent meer energie opwekken. Voor elk project wordt een…