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Vestas secures first wind power order with ECN Wind Energy Facilities

Vestas and new customer ECN Wind Energy Facilities are partnering on the 30 MW Wieringermeer test wind site project in Northern Holland, which includes test opportunities to explore how to drive forward renewable energy power plant productivity and improve grid integration. With renewable energy increasing its share of the overall energy mix, Vestas works with … Continue reading Vestas secures first wind power order with ECN Wind Energy Facilities

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Zero-subsidy bidding in latest Dutch offshore wind energy auction

The Dutch government has given subsidy-free bidders first bidding in an auction for the twin 350 MW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind projects. On Friday 15 December Swedish energy group Vattenfall announced its zero-subsidy bid. EnBW, Masdar, Shell and Statoil have also confirmed their bid for this auction. The Dutch Government accepted bids from any … Continue reading Zero-subsidy bidding in latest Dutch offshore wind energy auction

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Nordex to install 62.7 MW wind farm in the Netherlands

Nordex secures order for Generation Delta in the Netherlands: The company will be installing the Delfzijl-Noord wind farm for its customer Eneco Wind BV from autumn 2014. A total of 19 strong-wind N100/3300 turbines are to be connected to the grid latest in March 2015, supplying 55,000 households with green electricity. The order, which was … Continue reading Nordex to install 62.7 MW wind farm in the Netherlands

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Wind farms creating new communities in Holland

As part of a new series in association with Global Wind Day, the EWEA blog is publishing “wind energy stories” from around the world. Today, Robert van Waarden, photographer and wind energy enthusiast travels to Holland to meet a farmer active in community wind power. “If I only grew potatoes and onions, then I wouldn’t … Continue reading Wind farms creating new communities in Holland

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