A group of European banks will lend a total of €350m ($479m) to NOP Agro Wind, which is buying 26 of Enercon’s 7.5MW onshore turbines for deployment in the northeast Netherlands.
Agro Wind – a venture by a collective of Dutch farmers – will add the 195MW to turbines
already in place at the site in the Western Noordermeer
total cost of the extension will be about €420m, with the first of the
new Enercon E126 machines expected to be installed and producing power from this
September. The project should be finished by 2016.
consortium of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Germany’s KfW Ipex-Bank and Rabobank
is providing the finance.