Tag Archive for Onshore wind

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.…

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…

Amsterdam adapts search areas for wind energy within city limits

search areas for wind energy Amsterdam

The Amsterdam city council has adapted the search areas for wind energy within the city boundaries. The decision follows after a year of talks with residents and research into suitable areas for wind turbines. The Council will decide on the definite areas in May of this year. Amsterdam has set the ambition to generate an…

VolkerWind builds Den Tol Wind Farm foundations

VolkerWind, a partnership of VolkerWessels companies Van Hattum en Blankevoort, Visser & Smit Hanab and KWS, will start this month with the first foundation construction activities for the Den Tol Wind Farm in the outskirts of Netterden, near the German border at Emmerich. The wind farm is planned to supply its first electricity in the…

Rijne Energie, Eneco & BHM Solar selected for energy park in Utrecht

A consortium of Rijne Energie, Eneco and BHM Solar has been officially selected by the Municipal Executive of Utrecht for the development of an energy park with wind turbines and solar fields in the Utrecht polders Rijnenburg and Reijerscop. A plan development phase is now being started with the consortium. The final decision on 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…