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November 16, 2021

Merkur Offshore, Germany

By Carmen

Merkur Offshore is a 396MW 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 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 396 396 Active Germany Merkur Offshore

Description

The project was developed by Merkur Offshore. APG Groep, The Renewables Infrastructure Group and InfraRed Capital Partners are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 64%, 25% and 11% respectively.

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

The project generates 1,750,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 500,000 households, offsetting 1,600,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $1,799.2m.

The turbines installed on the project are using Tubular Steel towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2018.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 66 units of Haliade 150-6MW turbines, each with 6MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 10 years.

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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