Tag Archives: The Netherlands

Wind energy in the Netherlands, Vestas’ wind turbines for 80 MW wind farm

Vestas has secured an 80 MW order for the wind farm Kroningswind majority owned by the Euronext listed infrastructure investor TINC. Wind farm Kroningswind is located on Goeree-Overflakkee in the South-West of the Netherlands.Vestas has developed a solution that comprises supply, installation and commissioning 19 V117-4.2 MW wind turbines and a 25-year Active Output Management … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands, Vestas’ wind turbines for 80 MW wind farm

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Dutch wind farm built in cooperation with local citizens’ initiative

In the coming years, the Dutch government will focus on local ownership in the development of solar and wind. In Almere, Vattenfall is working with a local citizens’ initiative on the construction of a wind farm. The new Jaap Rodenburg wind farm in Almere-Pampus in the province of Flevoland will replace the existing Jaap Rodenburg … Continue reading Dutch wind farm built in cooperation with local citizens’ initiative

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Wind energy in the Netherlands, 50 Nordex wind turbines for Vattenfall wind farm

Nordex has successfully completed the first part of the Dutch 300 MW wind power project Wieringermeer for its customer Vattenfall: The last of 50 N117/3600 wind turbines were connected to the grid in August. The location of the project – not to mention the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic – posed particular challenges. Construction of … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands, 50 Nordex wind turbines for Vattenfall wind farm

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RWE expands its renewables business in the Netherlands

RWE is making good progress in expanding its solar business. Having recently completed the construction of solar farms in the US, Canada and Spain, the company has now started the construction of its first ground mounted solar project in the Netherlands. The solar farm Kerkrade in the Province of Limburg is set to have a … Continue reading RWE expands its renewables business in the Netherlands

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The largest offshore wind power plant will be in the Netherlands

Vattenfall will invest in the world’s largest offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 offshore wind energy project, without subsidy.The wind farm will have a capacity of 1.5 GW, which will make it the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and also in the world. But it will … Continue reading The largest offshore wind power plant will be in the Netherlands

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RWE to commercialize electricity from Dutch wind power plant Waddenwind

54 megawatt long-term wind power purchase agreement (PPA). First electricity delivered by the wind turbines in 2021, and complete commissioning of the wind farm in January 2022. RWE Supply & Trading will buy the complete production of Dutch onshore wind power developed by Waddenwind, a group of local farmers in the province of Groningen. RWE … Continue reading RWE to commercialize electricity from Dutch wind power plant Waddenwind

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Combined offshore wind energy and hydrogen project wins Dutch Hollandse Kust Noord tender

Hollandse Kust Noord is one of three offshore wind power areas chosen by the Dutch government to be developed by 2023, as part of the country’s Energy Agreement for sustainable growth. The total surface area of the wind farm site within this zone is approximately 125 km2. Hollandse Kust Noord consists of two wind farm … Continue reading Combined offshore wind energy and hydrogen project wins Dutch Hollandse Kust Noord tender

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Shell, Eneco Wins 750 MW offshore Wind power Tender

A consortium of Shell and Eneco has triumphed in the latest subsidy free Dutch offshore wind auction, securing the right to build the 759MW Hollandse Kust North project. The CrossWind joint venture will install 69 wind turbines from Siemens Gamesa, each with a capacity of 11MW and a rotor diameter of 200 metres, according to … Continue reading Shell, Eneco Wins 750 MW offshore Wind power Tender

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Vattenfall hybrid solar and wind power plant in the Netherlands

In the south-west of the Netherlands, Vattenfall is currently constructing its largest hybrid energy park. Once operational this farm will consist of 6 wind turbines, 115,000 solar panels and 12 sea containers with batteries. The wind turbines have been installed, the construction of the solar panels started in June and the batteries are currently being … Continue reading Vattenfall hybrid solar and wind power plant in the Netherlands

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Ørsted submits bid for Holland Coast North Offshore Wind Farm

Photo of the first wind turbines at Ørsted’s Dutch offshore wind farm Borssele 1 & 2. Martin Neubert, Executive Vice President and CEO of Ørsted Offshore, says: “The Netherlands has ambitious climate targets for both the energy and industrial sectors and is an important market to us. We deliver a strong bid with a high … Continue reading Ørsted submits bid for Holland Coast North Offshore Wind Farm

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Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind power grid connection

The Dutch wind farm will deliver fossil-free power to 3 million Dutch homes. Grid connection agreement important step on the way. Vattenfall and TenneT have signed an agreement for the offshore grid connection for wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4, marking a key milestone for this project. Last year, both parties also signed an agreement … Continue reading Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind power grid connection

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North Seas Energy Ministers reinforce cooperation on offshore wind power

Energy Ministers from North Seas countries met today in Brussels and agreed their 2020 Work Programme on offshore wind energy deployment as a means of reaching climate neutrality by 2050. The 10 North Seas Energy Cooperation countries – Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK – agreed at their … Continue reading North Seas Energy Ministers reinforce cooperation on offshore wind power

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In 2017, renewable energy sources accounted for 6.6 percent of total Dutch energy consumption

This is an increase of 10 percent relative to the previous year. Consumption of solar energy rose by over 30 percent. Biomass consumption increased as well, partly due to higher consumption of biofuels for transport. This is reported by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) today. Total renewable energy consumption in the Netherlands amounted to 138 petajoules (PJ) … Continue reading In 2017, renewable energy sources accounted for 6.6 percent of total Dutch energy consumption

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Netherlands open largest offshore wind farm

Dutch officials on Monday opened what is being billed as one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, with 150 wind turbines spinning in action far out in the North Sea. Over the next 15 years, the Gemini wind farm, which lies some 85 kilometres off the northern coast of The Netherlands, will meet the … Continue reading Netherlands open largest offshore wind farm

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