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Hardewijk first municipality to be awarded SDE ++ subsidy for wind turbines

Last week, the municipality of Harderwijk and the water board Waterschap Vallei en Veluwe were awarded SDE++ subsidy for the realization of three wind turbines on the Lorentz industrial estate in Hardewijk. This makes Harderwijk the first municipality to receive an SDE++ subsidy for a wind energy project. The municipality of Hardewijk and Waterschap Vallei…

New report on circularity in the wind industry

On Friday, April 16, the report “The ideation process focused on circular strategies in the wind industry” was presented. This report describes the current state of circularity in the wind industry and where there are opportunities for the industry to respond to in the coming years. The report was handed by Sandor Gaastra (Ministry of…

First power from Fryslân Wind Farm

Fryslân Wind Farm produces first electricity

The first of 89 wind turbines in Fryslân Wind Farm is producing electricity. When complete, the wind farm is expected to produce about 1.5 terawatt hours on an annual basis. This corresponds to the energy consumption of approximately 500,000 households. Turbine installation is ongoing in the approximately 383 MW Fryslân Wind Farm in the Frisian…

Global Wind Service installs Ospeldijk Wind Farm turbines

German turbine supplier Nordex has selected Global Wind Service (GWS) to install 4 of their Nordex Delta 4000 N149 wind turbines at the Ospeldijk wind farm in the municipality of Nederweert, province of Limburg. The wind farm is expected to be fully operational in the summer 2021. Ospeldijk Wind Farm is an initiative of the energy…

Amsterdam adapts search areas for wind energy within city limits

search areas for wind energy Amsterdam

The Amsterdam city council has adapted the search areas for wind energy within the city boundaries. The decision follows after a year of talks with residents and research into suitable areas for wind turbines. The Council will decide on the definite areas in May of this year. Amsterdam has set the ambition to generate an…

Welcon supplies 78 Hollandse Kust Zuid towers

Danish steel manufacturer Welcon has been contracted by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to supply 78 towers for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind farm. The order is part of a larger supply order of 140 towers. HKZ, a Vattenfall project, will be located approximately 20 kilometers off the west coast of the Netherlands…

Site preparations in full swing at Kroningswind Wind Farm

Site preparations have recently started for the Kroningswind Wind Farm at Goeree-Overflakkee in the province of Zuid-Holland. The approximately 80 MW wind farm is expected to be operational at the end of 2022. Kroningswind wind farm is located in an agricultural area between Stellendam and Middelharnis. The wind farm will feature 19 Vestas V117-4.2 MW wind turbines…

Five wind turbines make way for the Oosterscheldekering optimization project and start second live in Italy

The Province of Zeeland has designated the Oosterscheldekering as a concentration location for wind energy. Developer E-Connection has taken the initiative to further optimize this location by adding 8 wind turbines and replacing 5 existing turbines. The company contracted Business in Wind to find a new destination abroad for the 5 old turbines. The first…