DONG Energy signs agreement with Siemens Gamesa for wind turbines for the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm
Siemens Gamesa will supply and service 94 units of their 8MW wind turbines for the 752MW Borssele project and is owned by DONG Energy. The offshore wind farm is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2020.
The wind farm's total capacity of 752MW will enable it to cover the annual power consumption of approximately one million Dutch households.
The wind farm will be located 22km off the coast of the Dutch province of Zeeland with water depths of 14-38m. The wind farm will cover an area of 128.3km2. The Dutch offshore grid operator, TenneT, is responsible for construction, operation and ownership of the substations and the export cable.
Kromann Reumert has been assisting DONG Energy during the entire process, mainly by Matilde Juul, Jan Ussing Andersen and Jan Hvarre (responsible partner).
Read DONG Energy's full press announcement