Entries by Melanie Poort

Lagerwey’s new wind turbine factory officially opens

Today the new production facility of wind turbine manufacturer Lagerwey was officially opened by Ed Nijpels, (Chairman of the Dutch Committee for Assurance of the Energy Agreement) and Aart van de Pol, COO of Lagerwey. The opening was attended by numerous guests including the crowd funders who financed half of the construction costs of the […]

Lagerwey technology used to power up Russian wind industry

Lagerwey and OTEK, a RosAtom subsidiary, have signed an agreement for the licensing of Lagerwey wind turbine technology to OTEK. The agreement forms the basis for creating a professional and innovative wind industry in Russia. Given the enormous potential and ambitions of the country in renewable energy this will be a big step forward enabling […]

Lagerwey names highest wind turbine in the Netherlands ‘David’ in honor of Dutch windmill The Goliath

Today, the highest wind turbine in the Netherlands received its name from Groninger province representative Nienke Homan. The Lagerwey wind turbine has been named ‘David’. Referring to the neighboring windmill, The Dutch ‘Goliath’ windmill, dating back to 1897. Ida Wierenga, miller of The Goliath: “A tongue-in-cheek name, but also very seriously. By daring tob e […]

Lagerwey in Dutch Financial Daily

‘Preconditions for wind energy coming four years very favorable’Joining the big wind turbine builders like Vestas and GE, but in a smarter way. That’s the motto of Dutch wind turbine manufacturer Lagerwey. The company in Barneveld has existed for decades, but with an annual turnover of approximately € 50 mln it’s just beyond the start-up phase. […]

Construction first L136 in Dutch Eemshaven

In recent weeks, the highest turbine on land in the Netherlands was built by Lagerwey in the Eemshaven. The turbine with a tip height of 200 meters will enter a trial period before it is transferred to owner Growind. A photo report has been made of the construction. These pictures can be found on Flickr. A […]

First photos construction Lagerwey Climbing Crane

Momentarily all components for the construction of the Lagerwey Climbing Crane are being built by over 30 different suppliers. The first pictures of the mast and boom are now available. The mast consists of a top, middle and bottom section. The middle and bottom sections are the parts where the ‘cylinders’ are attached which ‘climb’. The upper part comprises […]

H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands visits Lagerwey windturbine

On January 31, 2017 H. M. Queen Máxima visited wind farm Nijmegen-Betuwe. She has talked with residents of the wind farm along the A15 to hear how EUR 2 million for this wind farm has been raised by more than 1,300 citizens and individuals. Wind farm Nijmegen Betuwe serves as a model project for citizen participation. […]

Lagerwey approved by Rosatom as licensing partner

Lagerwey is pleased to confirm that it has been selected by Rosatom as technology partner. In the initial stage 21 companies expressed interest and Lagerwey has been choosen out of a shortlist of three companies. This step demonstrates the global potential of our direct drive technology. It furthermore underlines our ”advantage through simplicity” which translates into […]

Lagerwey builds L82 in Vlissingen-Oost

Lagerwey starts in May 2017 with the construction of a L82-2.0MW for YARD ENERGY Group B.V. The turbine will be built in the industrial area Vlissingen-Oost. The L82-2.0MW has a rotor diameter of 82 meters and a hub height of 59 meters. In May 2017 Lagerwey will start work on the foundation of the turbine. In […]