Events

Celebration of the Global Wind Day 2011

Public and final inaugural event organised by WindVision and Enercon at Estinnes on 18.06.2011

This event was organised to celebrate the start-up of the complete wind park with eleven Enercon wind converters of the type E-126 in Estinnes / Belgium. Nine of the eleven wind converters are capable of generating a nominal power of 7,5 MW.

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All eleven WEC are installed and fully operational.
Picture source: WIP 06/2011

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Enercon and WindVision informed the public about the characteristics of the wind converters and of the project.
Picture source: WIP 06/2011

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At the opening ceremony, WindVision asked the participants to give a feedback about their "acceptance" of the wind park.
Picture source: WIP 06/2011

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After the press conference the organisers provided a variegated entertainment programme for participants of all ages.
Picture source: WIP 06/2011

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Press feed-back (in French)
Lesoir.be - 21.06.2011
"50.000 foyers mis au vert"

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   Lesoir.be release
   21.06.2009

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Press feed-back (in French)
La Nouvelle Gazette - 20.06.2011 "Un vent nouveau pour Estinnes"

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   La Nouvelle Gazette
   20.06.2011

 



Rock'Eole Festival at Estinnes between 30.07 and 01.08.2010

WindVision co-sponsored and actively supported the organisation of the Deuxième edition du "Rock'Eole Festival" in Estinnes/ Belgium. In the framework of this festival WindVision offered guided tours through the wind park. The festival attracted several hundred visitors from all around supporting the wind park.

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Inaugural event organised by WindVision at Estinnes on 25.11.2009, 13:00 - 17:00

Reception, press conference, inauguration, site visit

Special guests:
- Andris Piebalgs, EC Energy Commissioner
- Elio di Rupo, President of the socialist party
- Etienne Quenon, Mayor of Estinnes
- Hans-Dieter Kettwig, general manager Enercon

This event was organised to celebrate the start-up of the fifth of eleven E-126 in Estinnes / Belgium. At this event it was announced that Enercons E-126 will be capable of generating a nominal power exceeding 7MW.

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EC Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs during Media interview.
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WindVision / WIP 11.2009

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   EC press release
   25.11.2009

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EC Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs during WEC visit.
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WindVision / WIP 11.2009

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President of the socialist party, Elio di Rupo.
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WindVision / WIP 11.2009

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From left to right: President of the socialist party, Elio di Rupo, Mayor of Estinnes Etienne Quenon, technical director of WindVision Jaap-Jan Ferweda.
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WindVision 11.2009

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General manager of Enercon Hans-Dieter Kettwig.
Picture source:
WindVision / WIP 11.2009