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Europe's largest wind turbines test site in operation

Published: 14/10/2010

Lelystad, the Netherlands, 14 October 2010 - The largest site for turbine prototyping and certification in Europe is officially opened today. The Dutch testing facility, on Wageningen University grounds and operated by Ecofys Wind Turbine Testing Services can service the latest generation turbines with tip heights up to 200 meters. The site provides wind turbine testing services for ten wind turbines with a combined installed power of 30 MW.

Further innovation in wind power industry
The new wind turbine test site in Lelystad provides infrastructure, wind measurements and wind turbine measurements required for turbine certification. The accredited measurement services are provided by Ecofys in collaboration with windtest grevenbroich GmbH. The facilities contribute largely to the further innovation in the wind power industry and are therefore warmly welcomed by the sector.

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Ecofys is a leading knowledge and innovation company that operates in the field of renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate change. We deliver research and service solutions from product development to implementation management. Our clients are energy companies, financial institutions and corporate businesses, governments and local authorities, international institutions, project developers, housing associations, building companies and energy consumers around the world.