Borkum Riffgrund 1 is a 312MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Germany. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2015. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Orsted and PNE. Orsted, Kirkbi and The Oticon Foundation are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50%, 32% and 18% respectively.
The wind turbines in the Borkum Riffgrund 1 - Phase I are installed on fixed foundations. An array of monopile foundations feature in the phase.
The wind turbines in the Borkum Riffgrund 1 - Phase II are installed on fixed foundations. An array of suction bucket jacket foundations feature in the phase.
The project supplies enough clean energy to power 320,000 households.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2015.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 78 units of SWT-4.0-120 turbines, each with 4MW nameplate capacity.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 10 years.
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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 Rene science 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.
PNE AG (PNE), formerly PNE Wind AG, develops onshore and offshore wind farms. The company’s services cover all the phases of developing and operating wind farms, from initial site exploration and implementation of approval procedures through financing and turnkey construction to operation and repowering. PNE also offers commercial and technical operating management services for third-party developed onshore wind farms. The company also offers photovoltaic, electricity storage, and power-to-gas technologies with a focus on hydrogen. It has a presence in Europe, Africa, and the Americas. PNE is headquartered in Cuxhaven, Niedersachsen, Germany.