Local company Deutsche Offshore Testfeld und Infrastrukturgesellschaft have installed the foundations for the Areva Multibrid M5000 5MW wind turbines at a German offshore wind farm.

So far six tripod foundations have been put in place at Alpha Ventus, located 45km off the coast of the island of Borkum.

Multibrid GmbH has constructed and installed six M5000 machines and The REpower manufactured 5M turbines will be supplied by REpower Systems AG.

Preparations have also begun at the alpha ventus construction site for laying the foundations of six further wind turbines.

The Alpha Ventus is a joint undertaking by EWE Aktiengesellschaft, E.ON AG and Vattenfall AB.