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Windtech International July August 2024 issue

 

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The '1000 Poles' Plan in the Netherlands

1000polesSelf-supply of electricity, which aims to make sustainability possible and accessible for a greater number of people, is currently a much discussed topic. It is an old idea that was given new life 15 years agoby the ‘Windvogel’ (Wind Bird) cooperative in the Netherlands, an association that now has over 3,000 members. The cooperative has now launched the idea of creating a sustainable energy supply for all Dutch citizens using a thousand 7.5MW wind turbines. The wind turbines would be owned by the citizens, who would then be both the producers and users of renewable energy (i.e. ‘prosumers’).

By Frits Ogg, Renewable Energy Consultant, The Netherlands

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