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November 23, 2021

Seamade, Belgium

By Carmen

Seamade is a 487.2MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Belgium. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 487.2 487.2 Active Belgium Seamade

Description

The project was developed by Seamade. Otary plc RS, Electrabel and Eneco Wind Belgium are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 70%, 17.5% and 12.5% respectively.

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

The project generates 1,800,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 485,000 households, offsetting 700,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $1,471.03m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Eneco Holding under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 487.2MW.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 58 units of SG 8.0-167 DD turbines, each with 8.4MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2020, for a period of 17 years.

Windar Renovables has supplied towers for the wind power project.

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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