EU approves offshore wind farm joint venture

The Commission concluded the proposed transaction would not raise any competition concerns

New 48MW battery unit in Germany connected to grid

Dutch utility Eneco claims the unit in Jardelund is Europe’s largest battery

AkzoNobel paints a green future

  A paint and coatings giant has secured wind power supplies for all its Dutch factories. That means all of AkzoNobel’s paint and coatings produced in the Netherlands will use green energy. It has signed an agreement with energy firm Eneco to supply wind power to its facilities in Sassenheim, Wapenveld, Groot Ammers and Ammerzoden […]

Science based carbon reduction targets go Dutch

The first Dutch company has had its science based targets officially approved. Energy company Eneco Group has had its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its electricity by 25% by 2020 (against a 2012 baseline) certified by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTI). The group also approved plans to cut emissions from Eneco’s gas and district heating systems by 16% per household and […]

Scottish wind farm sends green power to Mars

A new wind farm in the Highlands is to power the creation of some of the nation’s well known chocolate bars and pet foods. The energy needed to produce Mars Bars, Twix, Snickers, Dolmio and Pedigree in the UK will be supplied by the 60MW Moy Wind farm near Inverness in Scotland. It will generate […]

25MW wind farm officially open in Scotland

A wind farm which will generate enough electricity to power around 14,000 homes has officially been opened in Scotland. The £26 million Twinshiels wind farm has 10 turbines and adjoins Eneco’s Tullo wind facility – a seven-turbine development. The two wind farms have the capacity to power up to 24,000 homes in total. Pieter Tavenier, […]

Honda factory's solar farm gets Dutch investor

A solar energy farm which will help power Honda’s car part factory in Swindon has a new Dutch investor. Eneco has been named as the new investor in the 10MW Sevor Farm project which will provide around 64% of the annual energy needs of the nearby HUM engine plant. This is part of Honda’s flagship […]

EDF teams up with Eneco for Isle of Wight wind farm

EDF Energy has formed a partnership with Dutch firm Eneco to develop the Navitus Bay Wind Project to the west of the Isle of Wight. The firms claim the proposed project could deliver between 900MW and 1200MW of capacity in the northern part of the area, which covers 76 square miles. The farm could be […]

Energy firms call for 2030 pathway

Three leading European energy utilities have called on the European Commission to create an energy plan which includes binding carbon reduction targets for 2030. Dutch Eneco, Danish Dong Energy and British SSE have called for a Second ‘Climate and Energy Package’, to help power companies bridge the gap between 2020 and 2050. The EU Low […]