Tag Archive for repowering

Vestas supplies SwifterwinT op Land turbines

Vestas has received the turbine supply order for the SwifterwinT op Land Wind Farm. The company will supply 37 of its V162-5.6 MW turbines. The order has a total capacity of 207 MW. The announcement follows almost a week after the project reached financial close. SwifterwinT op Land is the onshore part of the repowering…

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…

Zoning plans Willem- Annapolder and Landmanslust wind farms in place

The Kapelle municipal council adopted the zoning plans for the Willem Annapolder and Landmanslust Wind Farms on 27 October 2020 with the municipal executive issuing the necessary permits, Dutch consultancy Pondera reported this week. The Willem-Annapolder and Landmanslust wind farms are initiatives of Cooperative Zeeuwind and Windforce 11 respectively. In October last year, the two…

Vestas to supply turbines for Jaap Rodenburg II WF

Vestas has been awarded a turbine supply & service contract from from Vattenfall Wind Development Netherlands B.V. for the Jaap Rodenburg II wind farm in Almere Pampus in the province of Flevoland. Jaap Rodenburg II is a repowering project whereby ten V66 Vestas turbines from 2000 will be replaced by 10 more powerful turbines. Vestas…

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,…

Visser & Smit Hanab signs agreement with Windmolens Groetpolder

Visser & Smit Hanab has signed an agreement with Windmolens Groetpolder II B.V. for the engineering, construction and delivery of 2 substations and a 10.5 km cable connection. The scope of works is part of a restructuring project of the Groetpolder wind farm which has been operating since 1999. Visser & Smit Hanab announced the…

Start first phase wind farm optimisation project Oosterschedekering

After 10 years of preparation, developer E-Connection can finally start today with the first phase of a wind farm optimisation project along the Oosterschelde barrier (Oosterscheldekering) in the province of Zeeland. The optimisation will take place in three phases up to 2027. By the end of 2027 there will be 32 wind turbines operational. The…

Green light for repowering project Piet de Wit Wind Farm

On Wednesday, February 5, the Council of State ruled the appeal against the authorised environmental permit for the Piet de Wit wind farm unfounded. The initiators can now start with the repowering activities. The wind farm is located near Ooltgensplaat in the municipality of Goeree-Overflakkee and has been operating since 2003. The 12 old Vestas V66…