Tag Archive for Onshore wind

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…

Part revenue Krammer WF invested in local carbon storage

Energy cooperatives Zeeuwind, Deltawind and farmers’ organisation ZLTO join forces in a carbon storage project in the area surrounding the onshore wind farm Krammer. The pilot should lead to a direct local reduction of CO2 emissions. Part of the revenue from the wind farm, which was officially opened in May 2019, will be invested in the…

First turbine in Kabeljauwbeek Wind Farm installed

Eneco is realising in the municipality of Woensdrecht, nearby the Belgian border, the  Kabeljauwbeek Wind Farm. This week, the first out of 5 wind turbines has been installed. The construction activities in the wind farm started in August 2019. It will comprise 5 Nordex, type N117/3600, wind turbines. They each have a hub height of…