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November 26, 2021

Middelgrunden, Denmark

By Carmen

Middelgrunden is a 40MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in Baltic Sea, Denmark. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2000 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in March 2001.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 40 40 Active Denmark HOFOR; Middelgrundens Vindmollelaug

Description

The project is developed and owned by HOFOR and Middelgrundens Vindmollelaug. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

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

The project generates 90,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 30,000 households.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2000 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in March 2001.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 20 units of B76/2000 turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

About HOFOR

Kobenhavns Energi A/S is an utility company that supplies gas, water, heat and drain.

About Middelgrundens Vindmollelaug

Middelgrundens Vindmollelaug (Middelgrundens) is a renewable energy company that offers wind energy services. The company manages and develops offshore wind farms across Denmark. It also operates and manages wind turbines on Middelgrunden shoal to produce electricity. Middelgrundens undertakes wind energy development projects including Middelgrunden offshore wind farm located outside the harbour of Copenhagen. The company’s shallow area of Middelgrunden is located east of the northern tip of Amager and operates 20 wind turbines. It partners with wind turbine manufacturer across Denmark. Middelgrundens is headquartered in Copenhagen, 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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