EnBW Hohe See, Germany
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EnBW Hohe See, Germany

By Carmen 23 Nov 2021

EnBW Hohe See is a 497MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Germany. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 497 497 Active Germany Enbridge; EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg

Description

The project is developed and owned by Enbridge and EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 50.1% and 25.45% respectively.

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

The project generates 2,000,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 560,000 households, offsetting 1,500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $1,900m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in October 2019.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 71 units of SWT-7.0-154 turbines, each with 7MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2019, for a period of 5 years.

About Enbridge

Enbridge Inc (Enbridge) is an integrated energy company. It carries out natural gas processing, gathering, transmission and distribution; transportation of crude oil; and marketing of petroleum products. The company also carries out power generation and transmission and has interests in renewable and alternative energy projects including wind, solar and geothermal, besides an offshore wind portfolio. Enbridge exports crude oil, liquids and natural gas through its transportation system from Canada to the US. The company serves industrial, commercial and residential customers in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick in Canada; and New York in the US. Enbridge is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

About EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg

EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg AG (EnBW) is an integrated energy utility. Through its subsidiaries, the company generates electricity and thermal energy; transmits and distributes, and trades electric energy and natural gas; and provides energy-related services. It produces electricity using hydro, nuclear, coal, natural gas, wind and solar sources. EnBW markets its offerings under the EnBW, Yello, NaturEnergiePlus, VNG, goldgas, GVS, PRE, Stadtwerke Dusseldorf, Erdgas Sudwest, ODR and ZEAG brands. The company also supplies water to its group entities. It serves retail, commercial, housing and agriculture sectors , redistributors, industrial customers, local authorities, municipal utilities and public entities in Germany and Europe. EnBW is headquartered in Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.

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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