Entries by Melanie Poort

Lagerwey wind goes solar

Lagerwey has covered the entire roof of its new wind turbine factory in Barneveld  with solar panels. In total there are 900 solar panels, which together generate 234,000 kWh per year. This is more than the power needed an will offset the CO2 emissions of the plant. Aart van Pol, Chief Operational Officer at Lagerwey: […]

Lagerwey test de Climbing Crane in de Eemshaven

Lagerwey is currently testing the first climbing crane in the world for the installation of wind turbines in the Eemshaven. After extensive testing on the ground, it is now time to test the climbing and hoisting abilities of the crane in practice. The test is carried out on the highest wind turbine on land in […]

Lagerwey enters Belgian market with order for Fortech

The delivery of two 2.5 MW wind turbines to Fortech represents Lagerwey’s first steps into the Belgian market. The two L100 turbines, which have a hub height of 99 metres, will be located at the Goeiende wind farm, next to the E17 motorway near Zele. The aim is to have the park operational at the […]

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 […]