Norther Wind, Belgium
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Norther Wind, Belgium

By Carmen 23 Nov 2021

Norther Wind is a 369.6MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Belgium. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 369.6 369.6 Active Belgium Norther

Description

The project was developed by Norther. Elicio, Diamond Generating Europe and Eneco Wind Belgium are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50%, 25% and 25% respectively.

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

The project generates 1,400,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 400,000 households. The project cost is $1,763.93m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2019.

Power Purchase Agreement

Eneco Holding and Engie are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Vestas Offshore Wind was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 44 units of V164-8.0 MW Offshore turbines, each with 8.4MW nameplate capacity.

Methodology

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