September 30 (Renewables Now) - The promoters of the Oostpolder onshore wind project in the Netherlands have signed a purchase contract for the supply of turbines by Germany's Enercon GmbH.
According to Topwind Consultancy BV, which organised the tender process for several contracts on behalf of the promoters, Enercon will deliver 13 units of the 4.65-MW E-136 EP5 wind turbines. The machines have a 136-metre rotor diameter and 155 metres in hub height.
The project co-developer Waddenwind BV will receive 12 units for its section of the Oostpolder park, while Gijzenberg Windenergie BV will install one turbine. Another section of the wind farm is in the planning stage and will feature eight Enercon E-136 EP5 machines.
The future wind farm will be located to the south of the Eemshaven port in the Dutch province of Groningen. Construction will commence in summer 2020, Topwind Consultancy said.
First power from the Oostpolder wind farm is expected in the second half of 2020, while full commissioning is planned for 2021.