Project Gemini, Netherlands
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Project Gemini, Netherlands

By Carmen 23 Nov 2021

Project Gemini is a 600MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Groningen, Netherlands. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 600 600 Active Groningen, Netherlands Northland Power; Typhoon Offshore

Description

The project was developed by Northland Power and Typhoon Offshore. Northland Power, Siemens Financial Services and HVCenergie are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60%, 20% and 10% respectively.

The wind turbines in the Project Gemini Phase I are installed on fixed foundations. An array of monopile foundations feature in the phase.

The wind turbines in the Project Gemini Phase II are installed on fixed foundations. An array of monopile foundations feature in the phase.

The project generates 2,600,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 785,000 households, offsetting 1,250,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $3,853m.

The project has 88.5m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

HVCenergie and Pzem are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 150 units of SWT-4.0-130 turbines, each with 4MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 20 years.

About Northland Power

Northland Power Inc (Northland Power) is an independent power producer. It develops, finances, builds, owns, and operates power infrastructure assets. The company generates energy using renewable sources such as natural gas, biomass, wind, and solar sources, and in simple-and combined- cycle gas turbine and cogeneration modes. Through partnerships with indigenous partners, independent companies and municipalities, Northland Power develops and operates power-generation facilities. It has operational presence in North America and Europe. The company has offices in Houston, Amsterdam, London, Mexico City, Hamburg, Seoul, and Taipei. Northland Power is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Methodology

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