The Veja Mate and Global Tech 1 wind farms will have a combined capacity of 800MW. The two projects are located 125km northwest of the island of Borkum.
The substation is a floating self-lifting platform and will be in 40m water. It will be built in 2012 with the whole project scheduled for completion in 2013.
"The BorWin 2 turnkey offshore grid connection is a challenging project where we can apply our broad-based experience and know-how in this field," said Dr. Udo Niehage, CEO of the Siemens Power Transmission Division.