Developer Ørsted has now fully commissioned the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the North Sea, with 94 SG 8.0-167 DD turbines for a capacity of 752MW.
The wind farm, 23km from shore, off Zeeland in the Netherlands, will produce enough green electricity to power one million Dutch households.
The developer also announced it had partnered with Norwegian fertiliser company Yara in a project to replace fossil-based hydrogen with renewable hydrogen in the production of ammonia at the Sluiskil plant nearby.
First power was also achieved at the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV Borssele III & IV (731.5MW) Offshoreoff Zeeland, Netherlands, Europe Click to see full details project off the coast of the Netherlands in October.
Borssele 1 & 2 at a glance
- Owner: Ørsted
- Total capacity: 752 MW
- Wind turbines: Siemens Gamesa 8 MW
- Size of the site: 112 km2
- Number of turbines: 94
- Foundation: monopiles
- Offshore and onshore grid: TSO TenneT
- Operational: Q4 2020
- Water depth: 14-36m
- Distance to coast: 23 km off the coast of Zeeland
- Operation and maintenance base: Vlissingen
- Capacity: Can power 1 million Dutch households
- Main suppliers: Siemens Gamesa, Sif, Bladt, EEW SPC, EEW OSB, and Nexans
- Installation: DEME Offshore, Van Oord