Onshore

Construction of De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer WF can continue

Today, Thursday 22 October, the court in Assen ruled that construction of De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer wind farm in the province of Drenthe can continue after opponents started interim relief proceedings, demanding the activities to halt. De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer wind farm is a project by Duurzame Energieproductie Exloërmond B.V, Windpark Oostermoer Exploitatie…

Opponents of De Drentse Monden en Oostermoer WF start civil proceedings

On Thursday, October 8, 2020, interim relief proceedings took place at the court in Assen against the construction of the De Drentse Monden and Oostermoer wind farm in the provice of Drenthe. De Drentse Monden and Oostermoer wind farm is an initiative of the Exloërmond Sustainable Energy Foundation, Pure Energie and Oostermoer BV. In an…

Deltawind and Zeeuwind increase their share in Krammer Wind Farm

The cooperatives Deltawind and Zeeuwind are increasing their share in the Krammer Wind Farm from 51% to 60%. German turbine supplier Enercon so far owned 49% of the shares, but is looking to sell these shares due to a restructuring. Krammer wind farm consists of 34 Enercon E115 wind turbines on and around the Krammersluizen…

Vattenfall opens and renames largest Dutch onshore wind farm

On Wednesday 30 September 2020, Swedish energy company Vattenfall held a virtual opening ceremony of the largest onshore wind farm to date in the Netherlands. Previously known as Wieringermeer Wind Farm, the project was yesterday officially babtised into Prinses Ariane Wind Farm. During a 45-minute broadcast, representatives of Vattenfall and Riena Tienkamp Head Staatsbosbeheer Noord-Holland,…

Ground-breaking ceremony at Egchelse Heide WF

On Thursday, September 24, 2020, the ground-breaking ceremony took place for the construction of the Egchelse Heide Wind Farm, located between Egchel and Beringe in the municipality of Peel en Maas, province of Limburg. The wind farm is scheduled to become operational in the 2nd quarter of 2021. The ceremony was led by by Paul…

TNO receives government funding for study into ecological impact of wind farms

Last week, Dutch research institute TNO announced that the Dutch government is granting 18.3 million euros to TNO Energy Transition to realise five research laboratories focused on the energy transition. The research facilities must contribute to the acceleration of the energy transition, improve the knowledge position of Dutch business and to the economic activities and…

Vestas to supply turbines for Kroningswind WF

Vestas has been selected to supply all wind turbines for the Kroningswind Wind Farm at Goeree-Overflakkee, in the province of Zuid-Holland. The Danish company will supply 19 wind turbines, type V117-4.2MW. Upon completion, expected by the end of 2021, the wind farm will have an installed power of almost 80 MW. The Vestas V117-4.2 MW…