Borssele Offshore Wind Farm, Netherlands
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Borssele Offshore Wind Farm, Netherlands

By Carmen 18 Nov 2021

Borssele Offshore Wind Farm is a 1,502.5MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Zeeland, Netherlands. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 1,502.5 1,502.5 Active Zeeland, Netherlands Blauwwind II; Orsted Borssele 1; Two Towers

Description

The project was developed by Blauwwind II, Orsted Borssele 1 and Two Towers. Diamond Generating Europe, Eneco Holding, Green Giraffe, Investri Offshore, Norges Bank Investment Management, Orsted, Partners Group Holding, Royal Dutch Shell and Van Oord are currently owning the project.

The wind turbines in the project are installed on fixed foundations. An array of monopile foundations feature in the project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 1,500,000 households.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

Eneco Holding and Shell Energy Europe are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Borssele Offshore Wind Farm (Borssele I & II ) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SG 8.0-167 DD turbines. The phase consists of 94 turbines with 8MW nameplate capacity.

Borssele Offshore Wind Farm (Borssele III) is equipped with Vestas Offshore Wind V164-9.5 MW turbines. The phase consists of 38 turbines with 9.5MW nameplate capacity.

Borssele Offshore Wind Farm (Borssele IV) is equipped with Vestas Offshore Wind V164-9.5 MW turbines. The phase consists of 39 turbines with 9.5MW nameplate capacity.

Borssele Offshore Wind Farm (Borssele V) is equipped with Vestas Offshore Wind V164-9.5 MW turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 9.5MW nameplate capacity.

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

Welcon has supplied towers for the phase, Borssele Offshore Wind Farm (Borssele I & II ),.

Methodology

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Carmen

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