Tag Archive for wind turbines

Weijerswold Wind Farm fully operational

The 4 wind turbines in Weijerswold Wind Farm have been formally handed over by the turbine supplier to the wind farm operators Windunie and Pure Energie. This means that the wind farm near Weijerswold, in the municipality of Coevorden, has been officially put into operation. Together, the 4 turbines are expected to annually generate approximately…

Vermeer Wind Farm entered testing phase

The Vermeer Wind Farm entered the testing phase after the last of 20 turbines was installed in December. Contractor Dura Vermeer is now wrapping up the site cleaning activities. The wind farm is to be handed over to the owner at the end of Q1 2021. The wind farm is located near Veendam, in the…

GE turbines selected for Strekdammen Wind Farm

Financial close for the Strekdammen Wind Farm in Eemshavenwas reached at the end of 2020. Construction of the two wind turbines will start soon. The choice fell on turbines from GE Renewable Energy (GE). Together they have a capacity of 11 MW. Completion is expected in mid-2022. Strekdammen is a project of Pondera and Rebel…

Wijchen Municipal Executive positive about wind farm in Bijsterhuizen

Last week, the Wijchen Municipal Executive made a positive decision to cooperate in principle with the realisation of a wind farm near Bijsterhuizen, in the province of Gelderland. In a next step, the city council has to make a decision about the project. The wind farm is an initiative of local entrepreneurs from Wijchen, united…

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…

Global Wind Service wins Fryslân Wind Farm contract

Global Wind Service (GWS) has been contracted by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the pre-assembly, transport and installation of the 89 wind turbines for the 383 MW Fryslân Wind Farm, which is currently being built in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer. Siemens Gamesa is one of the partners, together with Van Oord Offshore Wind,…

Door open for new wind farm in Amsterdam metropolitan area

The Provincial Executive (GS) of the province of Noord-Holland has given permission to install 4 wind turbines at Westpoortweg. In doing so, they fulfill the agreement in the coalition agreement to make wind farms possible in the Amsterdam Metropalitan Area. This was not allowed previously. With the new environmental regulation, the province offers municipalities in…

First turbine at Oostflakkee Wind Farm stands

The first of a total of eight Enercon wind turbines has been installed at the Oostflakkee Wind Farm on Goeree-Overflakkee. Turbine installation is expected to be completed by February 2021.Commissioning is planned for April. The wind farm will have an installed capacity of 32 MW. Oostflakkee wind farm is being built in Oostflakkee, about 30…

Attention card for safe action in wind turbine related incidents

In the next decade, many more wind turbines will be installed onshore. An attention card has been created to provide guidelines for emergency services on how to act safely and effectively in a wind turbine related incident. The attention card was created by the Instituut Fysieke Veiligheid (IFV), an institute that contributes to emergency workers…