The 382.7MW Fryslân Fryslân (382.7MW) OffshoreFriesland, Netherlands, Europe Click to see full details nearshore wind farm, located in Dutch waters 5.6km off Friesland in the IJsselmeer section of the North Sea, has been fully commissioned, developer Ventolines has confirmed.
Installation of 89 of Siemens Gamesa’s SWT-DD-130 wind turbines – each with an individual power rating of 4.3MW – commenced in March 2021 and first power was delivered in April.
Progress stalled in the following months, with the final turbines being installed in July. Siemens Gamesa is also contracted to provide turbine service and maintenance for 16 years.
The project is a joint venture between Windpark Fryslan (75.5%) and Provincie Fryslan (24.5%).
According to Windpower Intelligence, the data and research division of Windpower Monthly, the Netherlands has a pipeline of 9GW of offshore wind projects at various stages of development.