Ørsted starts construction at Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm

14/01/2020 08:59 Wind


Denmark-based power company Ørsted has started construction at the 752MW Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm, located 22km off the coast of Zeeland province, in the Netherlands.

The company has started the installation of the first foundations at the project, which is the company’s first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.


Ørsted has installed the first monopole at the wind farm, weighing 1,188 tonnes 76m in height, and the foundation will have a bottom of 8.5m wide diameter.


In addition, a total of 94 monopile foundations are planned to be installed at the wind farm, at water depths between 14m and 39.7m. Installation of  94 Siemens Gamesa 8MW wind turbines is expected to begin in April 2020.


The energy generated by each of the turbines will be enough to deliver for nearly 8,000 European households.

Source: nsenergybusiness.com

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