Appendix: Project descriptions

As per the end of December 2016, Triodos Renewables Europe Fund was invested in 21 renewable energy projects.

Wind farm Growind, the Netherlands

www.growind.nl 

The wind turbines are located at the Eemshaven harbour near Delfzijl, on the northern coast of the Netherlands. Wind farm Growind is owned by several private investors and Triodos Renewables Europe Fund. The wind farm started operations in 2008 and comprises 21 Vestas V90 3.0 MW wind turbines. In 2014, Growind co-invested with a Dutch wind turbine technology development company to host and tests its latest 6 MW offshore turbine on the site. Recently, Dutch engineering company Lagerwey was contracted to build two L136 4.5MW wind turbines on the Growind site.

Wind farm Haringvliet, the Netherlands

www.e-connection.nl/en/wind-farm-haringvliet 

The wind turbines are situated at the northern end of the Haringvliet dam (part of the Delta Works), near Hellevoetsluis, the Netherlands. Wind farm Haringvliet is a joint-venture between Triodos Renewables Europe Fund, engineering company Lagerwey and developer E-Connection. The wind farm became operational in the summer of 1997 and comprises six BONUS 600 MK IV 600 kW wind turbines.

Wind farm Neeltje Jans, the Netherlands

www.e-connection.nl/en/wind-farm-neeltje-jans 

The wind turbines are situated at Neeltje Jans, on the Oosterschelde flood barrier (part of the Delta Works), near Veere, the Netherlands. Wind farm Neeltje Jans is a joint-venture between Triodos Renewables Europe Fund and developer E-Connection. The wind farm became operational in the summer of 2006 and originally comprised four Vestas V90 3.0 MW wind turbines. In the summer of 2012, one Vestas V90 turbine was added to the farm.

Wind farm Roggeplaat, the Netherlands

www.e-connection.nl/en/wind-farm-roggeplaat 

The wind turbines are situated in a cluster on the Roggeplaat island, on either side of the Oosterschelde flood barrier (part of the Delta Works), near Veere, the Netherlands. Wind farm Roggeplaat is a joint-venture between Triodos Renewables Europe Fund and developer E-Connection. The four new Enercon E-82 2.3 MW wind turbines have been operational since the summer of 2012.

Wind farm Roompotsluis, the Netherlands

www.e-connection.nl/en/wind-farm-roompotsluis 

The wind turbines are situated near the Roompot locks, on the Oosterschelde flood barrier (part of the Delta Works), near Veere, the Netherlands. Wind farm Roompotsluis is a joint-venture between Triodos Renewables Europe Fund and developer E-Connection. The wind farm operates four Vestas V90 3.0 MW turbines and started production in the summer of 2006, initially with two turbines. In the summer of 2012 the capacity of this wind farm was expanded with two additional similar wind turbines.

Wind farm Willem-Annapolder, the Netherlands

www.zeeuwind.nl/locaties/willem-annapolder 

The wind turbines are located in the Willem-Annapolder, near the town of Kapelle in the Netherlands, on the north shore of the Westerschelde river. Wind farm Willem-Annapolder is a joint-venture between Zeeuwind, a private investor and Triodos Renewables Europe Fund. The wind farm started operations in 2003, with ten NEG-Micon NM 52/900 wind turbines.

Wind farm Zeeland I, the Netherlands

www.e-connection.nl/en/wind-farms 

Wind farm Zeeland I is a joint-venture between Triodos Renewables Europe Fund and developer E-Connection and operates 12 wind turbines in three different locations in the southern part of the Netherlands: wind farm Vlissingen, wind farm Kapelle-Schore and wind farm Jacobahaven.

Wind farm Vlissingen started operations in 1991 and has seven Vestas V29 225 kW wind turbines.

Wind farm Kapelle became operational in 1991 and operates two Vestas V27 225 kW wind turbines. The current wind turbines at wind farm Vlissingen as well as wind farm Kapelle replaced older 250 kW wind turbines which operated under the same permits and licences at these sites. This new generation of wind turbines produces at least 45% more energy than the old wind turbines.

Wind farm Jacobahaven became operational in the summer of 2006 and has three Vestas V90 3.0 MW wind turbines.

Wind farm Midlum, Germany

Triodos Renewables Europe Fund owns a wind farm in the municipality of Midlum, in Lower Saxony.

The wind farm has been operational since 1999 and comprises 70 Enercon E-40 wind turbines. The plant is situated in a good wind location, in an open agricultural landscape.

Wind farm Ransonmoor, United Kingdom

In February 2013, Triodos Renewables Europe Fund diversified its geographical spread by making an investment in the United Kingdom. Ransonmoor has been operational since 2007 and comprises three Gamesa G80 wind turbines and two Repower MM80 wind turbines.

Solar plant Fieva, Belgium

This project consists of over 40 rooftop solar plants which were all constructed and gradually became operational in 2010-2011. The plants are spread across Flanders and have a total installed capacity of over 12.8 MWp. The project is owned by a Danish Investment fund and Triodos Renewables Europe Fund has provided a subordinated loan to the project.

Solar plant GFS Veurne, Belgium

www.greenfever.be/veurne 

In 2013, Triodos Renewables Europe Fund acquired a majority stake in the ground-mounted solar project GFS Veurne. The solar plant is located in the municipality of Veurne, Belgium, and was developed by Greenfever. The entrepreneurs behind Greenfever are still active as managers and minority shareholders of the solar plant. The plant consists of 12,780 solar panels with a combined capacity of 2.6 MWp and became operational in July 2009.

Solar plant Puurs, Belgium

www.orka-power.com/nl/pv-projecten 

Triodos Renewables Europe Fund has provided a subordinated loan to a project in Puurs, a small town in Flanders. This is the fund’s first rooftop solar project in Belgium. The plant consists of solar panels with a total installed capacity of 2.4 MWp, installed on the roof of a logistics company. The project became operational in October 2010. This project was developed and is owned by our local Belgian partner Orka NV. Orka also developed Solar plant VRD.

Solar plant VRD, Belgium

www.orka-power.com/nl/pv-projecten 

Triodos Renewables Europe Fund has provided a subordinated loan to this solar project consisting of five rooftop plants on the logistical centers of VRD in Flanders. The total installed capacity of this project is 3.1 MWp. The project became fully operational in October 2011 and is a sister project of Solar plant Puurs.

Solar plant Silvius Sun, Belgium

https://www.solaraccess.nl/clients/ 

Silvius Sun is a joint-venture between Triodos Renewables Europe Fund and SolarAccess. In 2013, Triodos Renewables Europe Fund invested in the rooftop solar portfolio of SolarAccess. The project consists of 19 roof-mounted plants on industrial and agricultural buildings and benefits from the green certificate regime for solar projects in Flanders. The electricity is used primarily by the companies on whose roofs the plants are built. The total capacity of the portfolio is 19.4 MWp.

Solar plant Aznalcollar, Spain

Triodos Renewables Europe Fund is co-shareholder of Aznalcollar, a 2.1 MWp solar PV project in Sevilla, Spain. The plant is located in a former mining pool and has been operational since September 2008.

Solar plant El Carpio, Spain

Triodos Renewables Europe Fund is sole owner of the Carpio Fotovoltaica solar plant, a 4.5 MWp solar PV project in Vallodolid, in northern Spain. The plant was developed and constructed by BP Solar. The plant uses high-quality panels with good guaranteed performance conditions.

Solar plant Los Cabezos, Spain

Triodos Renewables Europe Fund is co-shareholder of and has provided a profit participating loan to the Los Cabezos solar plant, a 2.0 MWp solar PV project in southern Spain. The plant has been operational since July 2008.

Solar plant Generación Solar Investment, Spain

Triodos Renewables Europe Fund is the majority owner of Generación Solar Investment. The plant consists of three solar PV projects located in La Villa de Don Fadrique, Toledo, Spain, and has a total installed capacity of 1.4 MWp. The project was developed in three phases and all the installations were connected to the electricity grid in September 2008. The plant is operated by co-shareholder GFM.

Solar plant Lucentum, Spain

Triodos Renewables Europe Fund is co-shareholder in Lucentum Energia, a PV plant with a total capacity of up to 3.48 MWp in La Gineta, Albacete, Spain. The solar plant became operational in September 2008 and consists of Würz and Aleo pannels and Enertron inverters, manufactured by Gamesa.

Solar plant Helium, France

http://www.sonnedix.com/power-plants/list-of-plants/operating/ 

Solar Plant Helium is a ground-mounted solar park with an installed capacity of 5.4 MWp in the Languedoc Rousillion region. Triodos Renewables Europe Fund is co-shareholder together with Sonnedix, which also manages the project. The solar plant has been operational since March 2011.

Solar plant SolarAccess Energy International, the Netherlands and Italy

https://www.solaraccess.nl/clients/ 

In 2015, Triodos Renewables Europe Fund invested in another rooftop solar portfolio of SolarAccess. Triodos Renewables Europe Fund is co-shareholder together with SolarAccess, which also constructed and manages the project. The project consists of eight roof-mounted solar plants in the Netherlands and one roof-mounted solar plant in Italy. All the locations are owned by Heineken, who is the direct consumer of the produced energy. In all, around 20,500 solar panels were installed on the roofs of Heineken distribution centres in the Netherlands and a brewery in Italy. The total capacity of the project is 5.3 MWp.

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