Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm, Germany
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Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm, Germany

By Carmen 23 Nov 2021

Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm is a 350MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in Baltic Sea, Germany. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 350 350 Active Germany Iberdrola Renovables Deutschland

Description

The project is developed and owned by Iberdrola Renovables Deutschland. The company has a stake of 100%.

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

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 350,000 households, offsetting 600,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $1,485.57m.

The project has 75m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2017.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 70 units of AD 5-135 turbines, each with 5MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2018, for a period of 5 years.

Methodology

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