Middelgrunden is a 40MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in Baltic Sea, Denmark. 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 2000 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in March 2001. Buy the profile here.

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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

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.

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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.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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