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.
The 4.5MW wind turbine with 136-meter rotor provides enough power for 5,000 households. After the summer, Lagerwey starts with the construction of a second identical wind turbine in the Eemshaven. During the construction of this turbine, Lagerwey will use the world's first climbing crane.