The Koningspleij Energy Park, which includes Windpark Koningspleij with three wind turbines and 29,700 solar panels, has opened in Arnhem.
They produce enough energy to power 14,500 homes. The park was officially opened by Alderman Cathelijne Bouwkamp and Deputy Jan van der Meer of the Province of Gelderland raising the flag together.
The Pleijroute’s three Enercon type E-115 EP3 wind turbines generate 24,000 MWh of electricity each year. The wind turbines’ construction was finished at the end of December last year. The solar park, which covers an area of 8 hectares, produces 12,000 MWh per year. The electricity is distributed to 18 municipalities in the Arnhem-Nijmegen region, who use it for public buildings and street lighting, among other things.
Rijn en IJssel Energiecoöperatie (REIJE), Prowind, and Sunvest own Energiepark Koningspleij. Pure Energie will build a fourth wind turbine in the future, which will generate electricity for the nearby Kleefse Waard industrial park. Residents of Arnhem and the surrounding area helped make the energy park’s arrival possible.