Onshore

Eneco aims to nearly double solar & wind capacity in 5 years

Eneco released the financial figures for 2020 this week. In addition to showing a solid financial year, the Dutch energy company also announced its ambition to almost double the solar and wind capacity in the next 5 years. Eneco booked a solid year, despite the decrease of electricity demand (especially in the business segment) due…

New records set in wind and solar production in March

Several records were broken in the production of wind and solar energy in the Netherlands in March 2021. On 13 March, solar and wind even supplied almost 50 % of the Dutch electricity demand. This is evident from the monthly figures of Energieopwek.nl. The top ten of renewable energy production days now includes six days…

Marlies Sikken appointed as new director Krammer Wind Farm

Marlies Sikken has been appointed as new director of the 102 MW onshore wind farm Krammer. From 1 April, Sikken will succeed Tijmen Keesmaat who was involved as director in the development and construction of the project from 2013. Marlies Sikken (1976) has been active in the energy sector at Nuon, later Vattenfall, since 2008.…

All Hiddum-Houw turbines removed

On 9 March, the last of 10 old wind turbines that had been part of the Hiddum-Houw Wind Farm since 1995 was removed. The turbines make way for the new Nij Hiddum-Houw wind farm. The repowering project, with an installed capacity of almost 42 MW, is scheduled to be commissioned in the third quarter of…

Removal old turbines Piet de Wit Wind Farm completed

The last of 12 wind turbines from the old Piet de Wit Wind Farm has been removed.The turbines will make way for 7 new, more powerful models. The renewed 33.6 MW wind farm is expected to go into production in the fourth quarter of 2021. The onshore wind farm Piet de Wit, located in Ooltgensplaat,…

Global Wind Service installs Ospeldijk Wind Farm turbines

German turbine supplier Nordex has selected Global Wind Service (GWS) to install 4 of their Nordex Delta 4000 N149 wind turbines at the Ospeldijk wind farm in the municipality of Nederweert, province of Limburg. The wind farm is expected to be fully operational in the summer 2021. Ospeldijk Wind Farm is an initiative of the energy…

Kallista Energy acquires 40% share in Krammer Wind Farm from Enercon

French renewable energy company Kallista Energy takes a 40% stake in the 102 MW Krammer Wind Farm. The company acquires the shares from previous owner Enercon. Krammer Wind Farm was built along the ‘Philipsdam’ dikes bordering lake Krammer, in the province of Zeeland. The wind farm features 34 Enercon E-115 wind turbines with 3 MW…