Tag Archive for Onshore wind

GE turbines selected for Strekdammen Wind Farm

Financial close for the Strekdammen Wind Farm in Eemshavenwas reached at the end of 2020. Construction of the two wind turbines will start soon. The choice fell on turbines from GE Renewable Energy (GE). Together they have a capacity of 11 MW. Completion is expected in mid-2022. Strekdammen is a project of Pondera and Rebel…

Aratis carries out Windplanblauw construction management

Aratis, advisors in procurement, contract management and process management services, will carry out the complete construction management of the wind project Windplanblauw, which consists of a nearshore and onshore part. The company has signed an agreement with the developers Vattenfall and SwifterwinT. Windplanblauw concerns a repowering project that will consist of 37 wind turbines on…

Green light for construction Nij Hiddum-Houw WF

Vattenfall and Gooyum-Houw BV. have given the green light for the start of the construction of the Nij Hiddum-Houw wind farm. The project in which 16 wind turbines are replaced by 9 more powerful units involves an investment of 60 million euros. Vattenfall and Gooyum-Houw, a partnership of 45 private individuals and companies from the…

Successful first year for community funded turbine Volksmolen

On 1 November 1 2020, the Volksmolen, a community funded turbine in the Zijpe Wind Farm, nearby Burgervlotbrug, celebrated its first anniversary. The turbine produced 20% more than forecasted, reports turbine supplier Wind Energy Solutions (WES). The Zijpe Wind Farm is located in the province of Noord-Holland and comprises 8 Lagerweij turbines wind turbines which…

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…

Province of Noord-Brabant to adjust ‘Windenergie A16’ zoning plan

In an interim statement today about the ‘Windenergie A16’ zoning plan, the Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State found that the Provincial Council of Noord Brabant made a number of errors in assessing the noise and shadow nuisance of the new wind turbines. The Provincial Council is now given 26 weeks for a…

Start construction Ospeldijk Wind Farm

On Thursday 25 June 2020, the official green light was given for the start of construction activities 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 of 2021. Windpark Ospeldijk is an initiative of the energy cooperative Zuidenwind and…