Appendix: Project descriptions

As per the end of December 2017, Triodos Renewables Europe Fund held investments in 21 renewable energy projects. The fund added two new projects to its portfolio: the Amöneburg-Rossdorf II wind farm in Germany, and Solar Plant Stokes Marsh in the United Kingdom. Solar plants Puurs and VRD, both in Belgium, repaid their subordinated loans.

Growind wind farm, the Netherlands

www.growind.nl

The wind turbines are located at the Eemshaven harbour near Delfzijl, on the northern coast of the Netherlands. The Growind wind farm is owned by several private investors and Triodos Renewables Europe Fund. The wind farm started operations in 2008 and comprises 16 Vestas V90 3.0 MW wind turbines. In 2014, Dutch wind turbine technology development company 2B6 built its latest 6 MW offshore turbine on the Growind site for testing purposes. In 2016, Dutch engineering company Lagerwey built two L136 4.5 MW wind turbines on the Growind site. These three additions replaced the capacity of five of the original Vestas turbines.

Haringvliet wind farm, 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. The Haringvliet wind farm 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.

Neeltje Jans wind farm, 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. The Neeltje Jans wind farm 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.

Roggeplaat wind farm, 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. The Roggeplaat wind farm 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.

Roompotsluis wind farm, 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. The Roompotsluis wind farm 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.

Willem-Annapolder wind farm, 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. The Willem-Annapolder wind farm 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.

Zeeland I wind farm, the Netherlands

www.e-connection.nl/en/wind-farms

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

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

The Kapelle wind farm became operational in 1991 and operates two Vestas V27 225 kW wind turbines. The current wind turbines at Vlissingen and Kapelle replaced the older 250 kW wind turbines. This new generation of wind turbines produces at least 45% more energy than the old wind turbines.

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

Midlum wind farm, Germany

Triodos Renewables Europe Fund is the sole owner of the Midlum wind farm, in Lower Saxony, Germany. 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.

Ransonmoor wind farm, 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 Senvion MM80 wind turbines.

Amöneburg-Rossdorf II wind farm, Germany

In December 2017, Triodos Renewables Europe Fund purchased this wind farm from juwi, becoming the sole owner. This is the second wind farm in Germany with 100% ownership. Juwi is the largest developer in Germany and is also active in the rest of Europe and will continue to maintain and manage the wind farm. The wind farm consists of two GE 2.75-120 turbines with a 2.78 MW capacity each. The wind farm is an extension of the Amöneburg-Rossdorf I wind farm, with which it shares the grid connection.

Fieva solar plant, 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. Triodos Renewables Europe Fund has provided a subordinated loan to the project.

GFS Veurne solar plant, 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 became operational in 2009 and consists of 12,780 solar panels with a combined capacity of 2.6 MWp.

Silvius Sun solar plant, 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 have been built. The total capacity of the portfolio is 19.4 MWp.

Aznalcollar solar plant, 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.

El Carpio solar plant, 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 in 2011.

Los Cabezos solar plant, 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.

Generación Solar Investment solar plant, 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.

Lucentum solar plant, 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.

Helium solar plant, France

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

The Helium solar plant 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.

SolarAccess Energy International solar plant, the Netherlands and Italy

https://www.solaraccess.nl/clients/

In 2015, Triodos Renewables Europe Fund invested as co-shareholder in a rooftop solar portfolio together with SolarAccess. 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.

Stokes Marsh solar plant, United Kingdom

In August 2017 Triodos Renewables Europe Fund provided a fixed interest mezzanine loan to the ground mounted solar project Stokes Marsh, located in the UK. The project has been operational since 2015 and the investment was part of a total refinancing of the project. The solar park has an installed capacity of 15.1 MWp and is owned and managed by Gamma Energy.

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