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Windpark Zeewolde B.V. announces financial close and turbine contract

Today, Windpark Zeewolde B.V. announced it has reached financial close for the 322 MW Zeewolde Wind Farm in the province of Flevoland. The developer also announced it signed a contract with Vestas for the supply of wind turbines. Windpark Zeewolde B.V., a collaboration of more than 200 local farmers, residents and Dutch entrepreneurs of the Netherlands,…

Rabobank Project Finance on financing wind projects in rapidly changing times

When the first offshore wind farm was built in Dutch waters, no one at that time would have been able to foresee how quickly the price per megawatt hour would drop. Neither did the Rabobank. A conversation with Marc Schmitz and Pieter Plantinga, managing director and executive director respectively at Rabobank’s project finance department, responsible…