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November 22, 2021

Borkum West II, Germany

By Carmen

Borkum West II is a 402.56MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Germany. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in July 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 402.56 402.56 Active Germany Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum; Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II

Description

The project was developed by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum and Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II. BKW Energie, EWE, Ewz Offshore Borkum, Stadtwerke Bochum, Trianel and Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum are currently owning the project.

The wind turbines in the Borkum West II Phase I are installed on fixed foundations. An array of tripod foundations feature in the phase.

The wind turbines in the Borkum West II Phase IIA are installed on fixed foundations. An array of monopile foundations feature in the phase.

The wind turbines in the Borkum West II Phase IIB are installed on fixed foundations. An array of monopile foundations feature in the phase.

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The Tubular Steel towers installed at the phase, Borkum West II (Borkum West II Phase I), site are 90m high.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the phase, Borkum West II (Borkum West II Phase IIA), site are 105m high.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the phase, Borkum West II (Borkum West II Phase IIB), site are 105m high.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in July 2015.

Contractors Involved

Borkum West II (Borkum West II Phase I) is equipped with Areva Wind M5000-116 turbines. The phase consists of 40 turbines with 5MW nameplate capacity.

Borkum West II (Borkum West II Phase IIA) is equipped with Senvion 6.2M152 turbines. The phase consists of 16 turbines with 6.33MW nameplate capacity.

Borkum West II (Borkum West II Phase IIB) is equipped with Senvion 6.2M152 turbines. The phase consists of 16 turbines with 6.33MW nameplate capacity.

Adwen and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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