Appendix: Project descriptions
Wind farm Growind, The Netherlands
The wind turbines are located at the Eemshaven harbour near Delfzijl, on the northern coast of The Netherlands. Wind farm Growind is owned by several private investors and Triodos Renewables Europe Fund. The wind farm started operations in 2008 and operates 21 Vestas V90 3.0 MW wind turbines. In 2014 Growind co-invested with a Dutch wind turbine technology development company, to host and tests its latest 6 MW offshore turbine on the site.
Wind farm Haringvliet, the Netherlands
The wind turbines are situated at the northern end of the Haringvliet dam (part of the Delta Works), near Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands. Wind farm Haringvliet is a joint-venture between Triodos Renewables Europe Fund, engineering company Lagerwey and developer E-Connection. The wind farm became operational in the summer of 1997 and comprises six BONUS 600 MK IV 600 kW wind turbines.
Wind farm Neeltje Jans, the Netherlands
The wind turbines are situated at Neeltje Jans, in the Oosterschelde flood barrier (part of the Delta Works), near Veere, The Netherlands. Wind farm Neeltje Jans is a joint-venture between Triodos Renewables Europe Fund, utility company Delta and developer E-Connection. The wind farm became operational in the summer of 2006 and comprised four Vestas V90 3.0 MW wind turbines. In the summer of 2012, one Vestas V90 turbine was added to the farm.
Wind farm Roggeplaat, the Netherlands
The wind turbines are situated in a cluster on the Roggeplaat island, on both sides of the Oosterschelde flood barrier (part of the Delta Works) in the municipality Schouwen-Duiveland. Wind farm Roggeplaat is a joint-venture between Triodos Renewables Europe Fund and developer E-Connection. The current windfarm has four new Enercon E-82 2.3 MW wind turbines operational since the summer of 2012.
Wind farm Roompotsluis, the Netherlands
The wind turbines are situated near the Roompot locks in the Oosterschelde flood barrier (part of the Delta Works) near Veere, The Netherlands. Wind farm Roompotsluis is a joint-venture between Triodos Renewables Europe Fund and developer E-Connection. The wind farm operates four Vestas V90 3.0 MW turbines and started production in the summer of 2006. In the summer of 2012, this wind farm expanded its capacity by two additional turbines.
Wind farm Willem Annapolder, the Netherlands
The wind turbines are located in the Willem Annapolder, near the town of Kapelle in the Netherlands, on the north shore of the Westerschelde river. Wind farm Willem Annapolder is a joint venture between Nuon, Zeeuwind, a private investor and Triodos Renewables Europe Fund. The wind farm started operations in 2003 with ten NEG-Micon NM 52/900 wind turbines.
Wind farm Zeeland I, The Netherlands
Wind farm Zeeland I is a joint-venture between Triodos Renewables Europe Fund, utility company Delta and developer E-Connection and operates 12 turbines on three different locations in the southern part of the Netherlands: wind farm Vlissingen, wind farm Kapelle-Schore and Wind farm Jacobahaven.
Wind farm Vlissingen started operations in 1991 and has seven Vestas V29 225 kW wind turbines.
Wind farm Kapelle became operational in 1991 and operates two Vestas V27 225 kW wind turbines. The current wind turbines of both wind farm Vlissingen and wind farm Kapelle replaced older 250 kW turbines which operated under the same permits and licences at these sites. This new generation of wind turbines produces at least 45% more energy than the old wind turbines.
Wind farm Jacobahaven became operational in the summer of 2006 and has three Vestas V90 3.0 MW wind turbines.
Solar plant Fieva, Belgium
This project consists of over 40 roof top solar plants which have all been constructed and are managed by Enfinity. The plants are spread across Flanders. Triodos Renewables Europe Fund provides the risk capital jointly with the development partner. The project has a total installed capacity of over 12.8 MWp.
Solar plant GFS Veurne, Belgium
In 2013 Triodos Renewables Europe Fund acquired a majority stake in ground mounted solar project GFS Veurne. The solar plant is located in the municipality of Veurne, Belgium, and was developed by Greenfever. The entrepreneurs behind Greenfever are still active as managers and minority shareholders of the solar plant. The solar plant consists of 12,780 solar panels with a combined capacity of 2.6 MWp and became operational in July 2009.
Solar plant Puurs, Belgium
Triodos Renewables Europe Fund has provided a subordinated loan to a project in Puurs, a small town in Flanders. This is the fund’s first roof top solar project in Belgium and consists of solar panels with a total installed capacity of 2.4 MWp installed on the roof of a logistics company.
Solar plant VRD, Belgium
Triodos Renewables Europe Fund has provided a subordinated loan to this solar project consisting of five roof tops on the logistical centers of VRD in Flanders. The total installed capacity of this project is 3.1 MWp. This project is developed and owned by our local Belgium partner Orka NV. Orka also developed Solar plant Puurs.
Solar plant Silvius Sun, Belgium
In 2013, Triodos Renewables Europe Fund invested in a rooftop solar portfolio of SolarAccess. The project consists of 19 roof mounted projects on industrial and agricultural buildings and benefits from the green certificate regime for solar projects in Flanders. The electricity is used primarily by the companies on whose roofs the plants are built. The total capacity of the portfolio is 19.4 MWp.
Solar plant Aznalcollar, Spain
Solar plant Aznalcollar is a a 2.1 MWp solar PV project in Sevilla, Spain. The plant is located in a former mining pool and has been operational since September 2008.
Solar plant El Carpio, Spain
Triodos Renewables Europe Fund is owner of Carpio Fotovoltaica solar plant, a 4.5 MWp solar PV project in Vallodolid, in northern Spain. The plant is developed and constructed by BP Solar. High-quality panels with good guaranteed performance conditions are being used for this project.
Solar plant Los Cabezos, Spain
Triodos Renewables Europe Fund owns shares and has provided a profit participating loan to solar plant Los Cabezos, a 2.0 MWp solar PV project in southern Spain divided over twenty underlying operating solar companies. The plant is operational since July 2008.
Solar plant Generación Solar Investment, Spain
Generación Solar Investment consists three solar PV projects, located in La Villa de Don Fadrique, Toledo, Spain, with a total installed capacity of 1.4 MWp. The project was developed in three phases and all the installations were connected to the electricity grid in September 2008.
Solar plant Pyranergy Solar, Spain
Triodos Renewables Europe Fund is shareholder in Pyranergy Solar, a PV plant with a total capacity of up to 3.48 MWp in La Gineta, Albacete, Spain. The solar plant became operational in September 2008 and consists of Würz and Aleo pannels and Enertron inverters, manufactured by Gamesa.
Solar plant Helium, France
Solar Plant Helium is a ground-mounted solar park with an installed capacity of 5.4 MWp in the Languedoc Rousillion region. Triodos is co-shareholder together with Sonnedix, which also manages the project. The solar plant is operational since March 2011.
Wind farm Midlum, Germany
Triodos Renewables Europe Fund owns a wind farm in the municipality of Midlum, in Lower Saxony.
The wind farm has been operational since 1999 and consists of 70 Enercon E-40 turbines. The plant is situated in a good wind location in an open agricultural landscape.
Wind farm Ransonmoor, United Kingdom
In February 2013 Triodos Renewables Europe Fund diversified its geographical spread by make an investment in the United Kingdom. Ransonmoor is operational since 2007 and has three Gamesa G80 wind turbines and two Repower MM80 wind turbines.