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Pondera to carry out a wind feasibility study in Saba

Saba has the ambition to become a 100% sustainable energy island. Wind energy is one of the possible renewable energy sources that are being explored. Dutch consultancy Pondera will be carrying out a feasibility study for this purpose. Saba’s goal to become a 100% sustainable energy island was formulated in the 2019 Energy Sector Strategy.…

Dutch overestimate share of renewable energy

A study commissioned by the Dutch Renewable Energy Association (NVDE) shows that the Dutch overestimate the share of renewable energy. This applies to all three renewable energies: solar energy, wind energy and biomass. NVDE announced this yesterday during a broadcast of ‘Vroege Vogels’. The study was conducted by Motivaction on behalf of the NVDE and…

New Dutch app enables EV charging during solar and wind peak hours

Amsterdam-based Dutch start up Laadje has built an app that ensures electric cars charge automatically when there is a peak in availability of wind and solar energy. With the solution, which is currently only available for Teslas, CEO Otto Barten expects that the power price can drop from about 21 cents / kWh to 17…

DHSS bags new contract for Borssele III & IV

Vessel and helicopter logistic service provider DHSS has been contracted by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to manage helicopter services during the turbine installation & commissioning phase of the 731,5 MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm.  The contract includes the coordination of the transfer of crew, luggage, and cargo from its logistics hub at…

TenneT positive towards minority stak German State

Grid operator TenneT supports the possibility of a minority stake of the German State to meet its capital requirement. Exclusive talks and negotiations between the involved parties will take place in the coming months to work out the details in order to aim at an outline agreement before the end of the year. The Dutch…

Agem and Pure Energie announce location for joint wind development

ln 2019, Dutch cooperative Agem and energy company Pure Energie revealed their plans to jointly develop wind and solar energy projects in the Achterhoek, a cultural region in the eastern part of the Gelderland province. Earlier this week the two parties announced the first location. Agem and Pure Energie have already identified several locations for…

Commissioning started at Ferrum Wind Farm

Commissioning of three wind turbines on the Tata terrain in IJmuiden has started yesterday. The wind turbines that form the Ferrum Wind Farm are expected to annually produce around 25 million kWh once fully commercially operational. The three turbines are from German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon, type E92. Each turbine has a hub height of 85…

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…

Shell and Eneco join forces for Hollandse Kust (noord)

Eneco and Shell Nederland announced they have jointly, via the joint venture CrossWind, submitted a bid for the Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm zone. When successful, they will use the energy production for Shell’s possible future green hydrogen production on the Tweede Maasvlakte in Rotterdam.  The tender for the wind farm zone which allows for the…

Piling activities in full progress at Weijerswold Wind Farm

Piling activities are progressing at the Weijerswold onshore wind farm nearby the hamlet of Weijerswold in the municipality of Coevorden (province of Drenthe). Weijerswold Wind Farm is an initiative of energy company Pure Energie, energy cooperative Windunie and some landowners. The wind farm will comprise 4 Vestas wind turbines. They are of the type V136…