Tag Archive for Windunie

First turbine stands in Weijerswold WF

Since the end of August, turbine installation work is ongoing in Weijerswold Wind Farm, located along the N863 provincial road between Schoonebeek and Coevorden in the province of Drenthe. The first wind turbine is now in place. Weijerswold Wind Farm is a joint initiative of developers Pure Energie, Windunie and a number of land owners.…

Bommelerwaard-A2 Wind Farm reaches financial close

Yesterday, financial close was reached for the Bommelerwaard-A2 Wind Farm in the province of Gelderland. The wind farm receives financing from Rabobank. Construction activities will start in Q2 2021. The wind farm is expected to become operational in 2022. Five local landowners and Windunie, joint in Windpark Bommelerwaard-A2, are the initiators of the wind farm…

Green light for Greenport Venlo Wind Farm

On Wednesday 18 december, the Council of State judged positively on the environmental permit and zoning plan amendments for Greenport Venlo Wind Farm. The initiators can now continue with the development of the wind farm which will rise at Greenport Venlo, along the railway line between Eindhoven and Venlo. Six parties appealed against the realisation of the wind…

Well attended open day at De Veenwieken Wind Farm

On 7 september, initiators De Wieken (Windunie, Greenchoice and ABN AMRO Energy Transition Fund) and Pure Energie organised an Open Day at De Veenwieken Wind Farm which is currently under construction. More than 150 persons, in 7 groups, were given the opportunity to visit two locations at the construction site to learn more about the…

Foundation construction work to start at De Veenwieken Wind Farm

The piling activities for the foundations at De Veenwieken Wind Farm have been completed. Throughout the summer, contractor Meyer Sonderbau will build the concrete foundations. The wind turbine components are expected to start arriving at the end of June with first installation activities following in July. The  wind farm is located between Dedemsvaart, Ommen and…

Greenchoice, Windunie & ABN AMRO acquire wind farm Greenport Venlo

Green energy company Greenchoice, energy cooperative Windunie and financial partner ABN AMRO Energy Transition Fund have acquired wind farm Greenport Venlo. The companies purchased the shares from previous owner, developer Etriplus.  Wind farm Greenport Venlo will comprise of 9 wind turbines to be constructed parallel to the rail link between Venlo and Eindhoven. In Q4 2018…

Windunie – developing with and for the community

When in 1998 the energy market was liberalised in the Netherlands, all of the sudden wind turbine owners were free to choose who they wanted to sell their electricity to, just like the energy companies in turn had the right to refuse. This completely changed the energy market. Axel Posthumus saw an opportunity and started…