This week, the last of seven wind turbines was fully erected at Piet de Wit Wind Farm, located near Ooltgensplaat, in the municipality of Goeree-Overflakkee. The wind farm is expected to become operational later this year.
Piet de Wit is an initiative of De Plaet BV with shareholders Promill BV and the Coöperatie Deltawind u.a. cooperative. It concerns a repowering project whereby the original 12 Vestas, type V66, wind turbines, each with a capacity of 1.75 MW, have been replaced by 7 modern wind turbines with 4.8 MW each. These are supplied by German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex.
The project reached financial close in August 2020. The first construction activities started shortly after. GMB was contracted for the civil works. In March 2021, the last old wind turbine was removed by Business in Wind.
The grid connection is also ready. In the coming period, the park cabling will be energised. The turbines will then be extensively tested and adjusted before the wind farm is taken into production later this year. Source: Deltawind