Visit windpowermonthlyevents.com for the latest on our upcoming conferences and webcasts

Netherlands

Netherlands

Lagerwey to build Netherlands' 'first publicly owned' site

NETHERLANDS: Lagerwey has been contracted to build what it claims is the country's first wind farm to be entirely publicly owned.

De Windcentrale's 2.3MW The Young Hero project in Groningen provides power to more than 10,000 customers
De Windcentrale's 2.3MW The Young Hero project in Groningen provides power to more than 10,000 customers

It will install three L82-2.3MW turbines in the municipality of Staphorst, between Nieuwileusen and Rouveen, towards the north of the country.

Citizens will be able to buy 500kWh virtual divisions of the project from green energy supplier De Windcentrale.

Each wind turbine will provide power for about 8,000 households, Lagerwey added.

De Windcentrale has previously used this model to sell wind power to individual members of the public, but this is the first time it has done so for an entire wind farm.

Lagerwey will start construction of the project’s three foundations at the end of September 2018 and will complete it in May 2019.

Once completed, the site will be fully owned by the Dutch public, the manufacturer added.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in

Windpower Monthly Events

Latest Jobs