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Netherlands To Install 6 GW Wind Capacity By 2020

The Dutch government decided to accelerate the application of windenergy from currently 2 GW to 6 GW by 2020. Most turbines will be located in Flevoland and coastal regions, mostly Groningen and Zuid-Holland. 16% of the electricityproduction should be renewable in 2020. The current capacity of 2 GW is realized by ca. 2000 turbines.


In related news, two ‘superturbines‘ of 6.15 MW each and 177 m height, are to be build in the Eemshaven for testing purposes in preparation for a German offshore windpark.


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