Windpark Zuidwester is a 90.96MW onshore repowered wind power project. It is located in Friesland, Netherlands. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2017. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by RWE. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project generates 212,868MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households. The project cost is $164.838m.

The Windpark Zuidwester (Windpark Zuidwester I), has 135m high towers.

The Windpark Zuidwester (Windpark Zuidwester II), has 135m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in February 2017.

Contractors involved

Enercon was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 12 units of E-126 / 7,580 kW turbines, each with 7.58MW nameplate capacity.

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About RWE

RWE AG (RWE) is an energy utility company. The company has presence across the energy value chain, from lignite production and electricity generation to energy trading and operation of distribution networks, and supply of electricity, gas, and energy solutions. It produces electricity using conventional, nuclear, and renewable sources. RWE trades electricity, oil, natural gas, biomass, coal, and CO2 certificates; retails electricity and gas; and sources fuel needed to produce electricity and heat, and markets the electricity generated by its plants. It also plans, builds, and operates renewable energy facilities; and manages electricity and gas distribution networks. The company serves residential, commercial, industrial, and corporate customers in European Union member countries, Benelux, Eastern Europe, and other countries in the continent. RWE is headquartered in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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