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Z-Bridge’s Bring-to-Work system ready for sea trials

On 13 August 2020, Dutch offshore access provider Z-Bridge reported that its new Bring-to-work (B2W) access system was undergoing the last part of the certification tests. The system will next have to undergo sea trials. The B2W system was undergoing testing on an onshore test location since May of this year. The last certification test…

Egchelse Heide Wind Farm reaches financial close

Last week, financial close was reached for the 21 MW Egchelse Heide Wind Farm. The five wind turbines in the municipality of Peel en Maas are planned to become operational in the second quarter of 2021. Approximately 27 million euros has been raised for the project. Egchelse Heide wind farm is an initiative of the…

First turbine installed in Geefsweer Wind Farm

This week, the first wind turbine was installed in Geefsweer Wind Farm, located between Wagenborgen and Delfzijl in the province of Groningen. The wind farm, with a total capacity of 60.2 MW, is expected to be completed in the first half of 2021. Geefsweer Wind Farm comprises 14 wind turbines in two line configurations. The…

Pondera and Rebel acquire Eemshaven wind project from YARD Energy

Renewable energy consultants Pondera and Rebel will acquire a wind project at the breakwaters in the Eemshaven from YARD ENERGY. It concerns two yet to be built wind turbines. The project will likely have an installed capacity between 10 to 12 MW and is due to become operational by mid-2022. YARD developed this project in…

Green light for Hollandse Kust Zuid

Vattenfall has taken its final investment decision for the 1,500 MW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. In 2023, the project, located approximately 22 km off the coast of the Zuid-Holland province, will be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Offshore constructions will start in 2021. The wind farm is to be completed in 2023.…

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…

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…

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…

NWEA warns for wrong turbine choice in Regional Energy Strategies

While at the moment the draft Regional Energy Strategies (RES) are being drawn, the Dutch wind energy association NWEA warns for a potentially wrong choice of wind turbine to base calculations on. According to the wind energy association it has received several signs that 3 MW wind turbines, the currently most installed onshore wind turbine,…