Tag Archive for wind energy

February 6 marks Green Energy Day 2019

According to a press release by NVDE, the Dutch Association for Renewable Energy, today marks ‘Green Energy Day’ for the Netherlands. The Green Energy Day refers to the illustrative moment where a country has reached the point where the expected amount of renewable energy production for that year can cover the energy demand. After this…

Vakbladen.com expands wind portfolio

As of 23 january 2019, Dutch publishing house Vakbladen.com has officially acquired the online news site Windenergie-Nieuws.nl. Windenergie-Nieuws.nl informs the Dutch speaking community of professionals, companies and organisations on the developments of onshore and offshore wind energy in the home country and the main developments worldwide. Acquisition WindEnergie-Nieuws.nl & cooperation WindNieuws Vakbladen.com has acquired Windenergie-nieuws.nl…

Main Dutch 2020 energy and climate targets likely out of reach

The report ‘Kortetermijnraming voor emissies en energie in 2020’, (short-term estimates of greenhouse gas emissions in 2020), that was released by the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) today, concludes that 3 Dutch 2020 energy and climate targets are likely not going to be reached in time. The estimate was conducted in cooperation with research centre…

Growth in renewable energy and energy efficiency jobs

In a report published by CBS (Statistics Netherlands) last week, there is a growth in jobs in renewable energy and energy efficiency. In 2017, a total of 150,000 energy related full-time jobs were reported in the Netherlands. Of these, 54,000 full-time jobs were related to renewable energy and energy effiency and 64,000 to conventional energy.…

Dutch consultancy company helps client win important offshore tender

Article Wind Energy Magazine 03 2018  Canadian independent power producer Northland Power and its project partners Yushan Energy and Mitsui have recently won the second Taiwanese offshore wind tender. With support of the Netherlands-based BLIX Consultancy BV, which has played a critical role within Northland’s bid team by carrying out a number of roles, such…

‘Stabilizing revenue from wind is essential’

The Netherlands and other countries must resist the temptation to invest only in the most sexy innovative technologies for wind energy, according to Giles Dickson, ceo of WindEurope, who will be one of the speakers at this year’s Dutch WindDays. There is still a lot of scope for enhancing existing technologies, which is just as…