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Butendiek is a 288MW 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 a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2015. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Skyborn Renewables. Industriens Pensionsforsikring, Siemens Financial Services, Marguerite Fund, CITIC, Itochu, CDC Infrastructure, Skyborn Renewables and Elektrizitatswerk der Stadt Zurich are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 22.5%, 22.5%, 15%, 11.25%, 11.25%, 7.5%, 5.1% and 4.9% respectively.

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

The project generates 1,290,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 370,000 households, offsetting 325,452t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2015.

Contractors involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 80 units of SWT-3.6-120 turbines, each with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.

Deutsche Windtechnik and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

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About Skyborn Renewables

Skyborn Renewables GmbH, a subsidiary of Global Infrastructure Partners LLC is a power generation company that engaged in developing offshore wind projects and energy transition services. The company is headquartered in Bremen, Germany.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.