Supporting the Clean Energy for EU Islands Initiative

We proudly announce that WES is now one of the Supporting Organizations of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Initiative. We share the ambition of the EU islands initiative to support islands communities to enhance their wellbeing and resilience by assisting them in realising their transition to clean energy resources. Specifically, we will work towards: […]


Eerste ‘Volksmolen’ op Windpark Zijpe is een succes!

Windpark Zijpe, het eerste commerciële windpark van Noord-Holland dat sinds 1992 duurzame energie opwekt. De laatste jaren had dit park een ietwat treurige aanblik doordat maar liefst 3 van de 9 oude turbines stil stonden. Na 25 jaar duurzame energie te hebben geproduceerd zijn deze turbines ‘einde latijn’. Postcoderoosproject Op initiatief van Kennemerwind (coöperatieve-eigenaar Windpark […]


Alec received his Propaedeutic diploma

We are happy to announce that our trainee Alec has received his propaedeutic diploma. Actually he already achieved it in January this year, but yesterday he could sign it.  Read below how he’s doing at WES untill now! ‘Up to now, I am really enjoying my traineeship at WES. My colleagues are friendly and I […]

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WES at the Key Energy Expo Rimini 5 – 8 November 2019

WES will be attending the Key Energy Expo 2019, the leading fair for renewable energies in the Mediterrean area which will be held from 5 to 8 November at the Rimini Fiera in Rimini, Italy. Please come and visit us at our stand, stand number 189 in the Key Wind department, hall D7. Key Energy […]

Zero Emissions Day

21 September. Zero Emissions Day

Zero Emissions Day is inspired by the possibility that we can act collectively to give our world a day off when nothing is turned on. The rules are simple: Don’t use or burn oil or gas or coal. Minimize (or eliminate) your use of electricity generated by fossil fuels. Don’t put anyone in harm’s way: […]


New trainee, Alec Koning!

Hi everyone, I am Alec, a 19 year old boy from the local village. Currently, I am studying HBO, Entrepreneurship at University Inholland. I just started my third year and now I have to take part in a business for 6 months. I will become responsible for the social media channels and will play an […]

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Hurricane Dorian causes catastrophe on the Bahamas

We wish strength to all people involved in the situation on the Bahamas. We remember times like these on Peter Island that also was affected by two category 5 hurricanes, two years ago in 2017. An engineer of WES was doing maintenance on Peter Island that helps the resort to reach their sustainable goals, while […]

National Energy Globe Award Saint Helena 2019

WES National Winner of the Energy Globe Award Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha!

We are delighted to inform you that Wind Energy Solutions is the National Energy Globe Winner of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha! All national winners were announced in the framework of the World Environment Day on June 5, 2019. Our St. Helena project is now evaluated for the International Award of 2019 too. […]

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How many blades are best for wind energy production?

The vast majority of wind turbines currently being installed have three blades. Why not four? Or two? Or a lot more to catch as much wind as possible? The quick answer is that a two bladed wind turbine is already great for great efficiency. With two blades you need significantly less material, construction and maintenance […]


The sustainable and profitable path forward for owners of aging wind turbines

The wind energy sector is set for a development boom for the coming years. Nations around the world are gearing up for a substantial expansion in renewable energy to offset concerns over energy security and to meet strict environmental targets and timetables. When it comes to wind power most of the focus is being put […]