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November 24, 2021

Butendiek, Germany

By Carmen

Butendiek is a 288MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Germany. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 288 288 Active Germany WPD Offshore


The project was developed by WPD Offshore. Industriens Pensionsforsikring, Itochu, Siemens Financial Services, Marguerite Fund, CDC Infrastructure, WPD Offshore and Elektrizitatswerk der Stadt Zurich are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 22.5%, 22.5%, 22.5%, 15%, 7.5%, 5.1% and 4.9% respectively.

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

The project generates 1,290,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 370,000 households, offsetting 325,452t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $1,453.35m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2015.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 80 units of SWT-3.6-120 turbines, each with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.

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


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