Vattenfall sells part of Dutch wind farm to a.s.r.


The NetherlandsVattenfall will sell a portion of the Prinses Ariane wind farm in Wieringermeer to a.s.r. As a result, a.s.r. will own 32 of the 82 turbines on the largest onshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

The combined capacity of the 32 turbines is 118 megawatts, which is equivalent to the annual power supply of 114,000 households. As a result, a.s.r. contributes to the energy transition and the preservation of a sustainable living environment. Vattenfall will continue to service the turbines and purchase the wind turbine electricity.

a.s.r. wishes to contribute to the energy transition and the fight against climate change. In order to achieve this goal, a.s.r. will significantly reduce CO2 emissions in its investment and insurance portfolios in the coming years. Furthermore, by 2024, a.s.r. hopes to have EUR 4.5 billion in investments on its balance sheet that contribute to a more sustainable world. The purchase of these wind turbines is a significant investment. The sale fits Vattenfall’s strategy of making fossil-free living possible within a generation.

Vattenfall makes significant investments in the development of wind and solar energy, as well as energy storage. Renewable energy sources are expected to replace fossil fuels in the coming years, increasing the share of green energy even further.