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November 24, 2021

Horns Rev 2, Denmark

By Carmen

Horns Rev 2 is a 209.3MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Denmark. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 209.3 209.3 Active Denmark Orsted

Description

The project is developed and owned by Orsted. The company has a stake of 100%.

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

The project generates 800,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 200,000 households. The project cost is $1,000m.

The project has 68m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2009.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Novo Nordisk under a power purchase agreement from 2009. The contracted capacity is 209.3MW.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 91 units of SWT-2.3-93 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

About Orsted

Orsted AS (Orsted) is a renewable energy company. It develops, constructs, and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, bioenergy plants, solar farms, and energy storage facilities, and provides waste-to-energy solutions and smart energy products. The company produces heat and electricity using coal, natural gas, oil, biomass, wind and solar sources; and sells power and gas in wholesale and retail markets, and optimizes and hedges its energy portfolio. Orsted also owns and operates gas and power contracts, and originates and trades these for optimizing its portfolio; and operates Renescience plants, biogas upgrade facilities and biogas plants. It has operations in the UK, Denmark, Germany, the US, the Netherlands and other. Orsted is headquartered in Fredericia, Denmark.

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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