Tag Archive for wind energy

WindEurope launches online info hub on impacts COVID-19

WindEurope, the European wind energy association, launched an online information hub today that informs on the impacts of COVID-19 on the wind industry. The wind energy association responds to the dynamic developments around the pandemic, The hub details all impacts of COVID-19 on the wind supply chain, changes in Government energy policies and Government measures to…

Mitsubishi and Chubu Electric Power complete acquisition Eneco

The consortium of Mitsubishi Corporation and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. officially completed the full acquisition of all Eneco shares today. All 44 municipal shareholders of Eneco (which together hold 100% of the Eneco shares) have agreed to the proposed sale. With the approval of the Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate in the Netherlands,…

Start investigation expansion Nieuwe Waterweg Wind Farm

Eneco, renewable developer FMT, the Delfland water authority and waste disposal company Renewi have signed an agreement to explore the possibilities for an expansion of the Nieuwe Waterweg wind farm. The current wind farm, located at the Nieuwe Waterweg in the municipality of Rotterdam, comprises 6 wind turbines, type Vestas 112. It has been operational…

Partner content: Record in wind energy production in february 2020

February storms like Dennis and Ciara have contributed to a record in wind energy production in February 2020 in the Netherlands. According to Energieopwek.nl, an average of over 3.6 GW of wind energy was produced daily in the Netherlands. Onshore wind was responsible for an average of 2,8 GW and offshore wind for 834 MW.…

The Netherlands at the bottom of the renewable energy list in 2018

The Netherlands is facing a big task in the energy transition. This week, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union (EU), published the 2018 figures on the renewable energy share in energy consumption by the 28 member states of the European Union. The Netherlands is at the bottom of the list. In 2018, the…

113 applications from wind projects in 2019 SDE+ Autumn Round

On 14 November the SDE+ round of applications for autumn 2019 was closed. RVO.nl (Netherlands Enterprise Agency) received 7,525 applications for subsidies of which 113 were received for wind energy projects. The SDE+ round of applications for autumn 2019 ran from 9 AM on 29 October to 5 PM on 14 November. The total value of…

October month shows high wind generation

Renewable energy generation in October increased with 15% compared to the same month in 2018. The higher number came mainly from wind energy, according to statistics by Energieopwek.nl. On average, 33,000 MWh of wind energy per day was generated, with two peaks of more than 85,000 MWh. In October, the share of onshore wind was…

Municipality of Rotterdam to go green in 2020

The municipality of Rotterdam has pledged to use electricity from the renewable energy sources wind and solar only as of January 2020. For this purpose it has signed a 10-year contract with energy companies Greenchoice and Eneco. It concerns the use of electricity for which the municipality is paying, such as buildings,public lighting and sewer…

Dutch wind sector signs Climate Agreement

On 18 September, the Netherlands Wind Energy Association chairman (NWEA) Hans Timmers signed, on behalf of the Dutch wind energy sector, the Dutch Climate Agreement. In the Climate Agreement, agreements are formulated to achieve a 49% reduction in CO2 emission by 2030, compared to 1990. The wind sector, consisting of over 300 companies, is committed…

Province of Overijssel is positive towards development of wind energy

The provincie of Overijssel, in the east of the Netherlands, is positive towards the development of wind energy in the region Noordoost Twente. It does place the condition that the development takes into consideration social acceptance, participation and local spatial and scenic values. This was the message given by deputy Tijs de Bree (Energy) during…