Europe Offshore: Massive growth

Offshore wind is already recognised by countries across Europe as a pivotal technology for the new energy era, with most of them now ramping up production plans and banking on it to help them meet their electricity needs and renewable targets in the coming years.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN EUROPE
Around 3 GW of offshore wind due by 2012
PROJECT COUNTRY TURBINES FOUNDATION
DUE ONLINE 2009
Alpha Ventus Germany Multibrid 5.0 Tripod
Repower 5.0 Jacket
Robin Rigg Scotland Vestas 3.0 Monopile
Rhyl Flats Wales Siemens 3.6 Monopile
Horns Rev 2 Denmark Siemens 2.3 Monopile
Sprogo Denmark Vestas 3.0 Monopile
Gunfleet Sands
1 & 2 England Siemens 3.6 Monopile
Gasslingegrund Sweden WinWind 3.0 Gravity
Total 2009
DUE ONLINE 2010
Thanet England Vestas 3.0 Monopile
Cote d'Albatre France Multibrid 5.0 Tripod
Bard Offshore 1 Germany Bard 5.0 Tripod
Rodsand 2 Denmark Siemens 2.3 Gravity
Belwind phase 1 Belgium Vestas 3.0 Monopile
Total 2010
DUE ONLINE 2011
Baltic 1 Germany Siemens 2.3 Monopile
Greater Gabbard England Siemens 3.6 Monopile
Nordergrunde Germany Repower 5.0 -
Sheringham England Siemens 3.6 -
Shoal
Total 2011
Total 2009-2011
Source: Wind Service Holland, August 5, 2009

PROJECT COUNTRY DEVELOPER/ DISTANCE TO TOTAL
OWNER SHORE (KM) MW
DUE ONLINE 2009
Alpha Ventus Germany EWE/E.on/ 43 30
Vattenfall 30
Robin Rigg Scotland E.on, 9 180
Rhyl Flats Wales RWE 8 90
Horns Rev 2 Denmark Dong 30 209
Sprogo Denmark Sund & Baelt 2 21
Gunfleet Sands
1 & 2 England Dong 8 173
Gasslingegrund Sweden VindparkVanern 3.5 30
Drift AB
Total 2009 763
DUE ONLINE 2010
Thanet England Vattenfall 12 300
Cote d'Albatre France Enertrag/ 6-11 105
Prokon Nord
Bard Offshore 1 Germany Bard 90 400
Rodsand 2 Denmark E.on 207
Belwind phase 1 Belgium Colruyt, PMV, 47 165
SHV, Rabo
Meewind
Total 2010 1177
DUE ONLINE 2011
Baltic 1 Germany E.on, 207
Greater Gabbard England SSE/RWE 23 504
Nordergrunde Germany Energiekontor 15 90
Sheringham England Statoil Hydro/ 17-23 317
Shoal Statkraft
Total 2011 1118
Total 2009-2011 3058
Source: Wind Service Holland, August 5, 2009

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