BARD Offshore 1

400 MW Fully Commissioned Germany

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Project Details for BARD Offshore 1
General Information Name BARD Offshore 1 correct
Other names BARD correct
Country name Germany correct
Region Exclusive Economic Zone 2 (BorWin) (BSH Cluster 6 in Draft Network Plan) correct
Comments The wind farm is connected to the BorWin1 grid connection. Problems with BorWin1 have led to BARD Offshore 1 being out of operation for parts of its first year.

According to UniCredit's Summary Note (filed 4th January 2012), BARD Offshore has a current estimated CAPEX cost of €2.9 billion.

BARD Service is closng and being replaced by a new company called Offshore Wind Solutions for the operation and maintenance of the wind farm.
Round (or category) correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 400 MW correct
Turbine Model Bard 5.0 (Bard) correct
Turbine Capacity 5 MW correct
Number of Turbines 80 correct
Total Turbine Height 151 m correct
Hub Height 90.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 122 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Tripile correct
Windspeed 10 Year Mean Wind Speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Detailed wind speed data 6 hr/day/month historic data
Costs Stated Project Cost EUR(mill) 2900.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name North Sea correct
Centre latitude 54.355° correct
Centre longitude 5.980° correct
Area 59 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 39 m - 41 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 40 m - 40 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 101 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 112 km correct
Ports Installation base Eemshaven correct
Ops and maintenance Emden correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms BorWin1 Converter correct
Offshore transformers BARD 1 Substation correct
Grid connection point Borwin1 (alpha) Offshore Platform - Diele Substation (Onshore) correct
Cable landing point Hilgenriedersiel correct
Export Cables
Please note that export cables connect the offshore transformer (substation) to either; shore or an offshore HVAC-HVDC converter station for onward transmission via HVDC cabling. Please see the converters page for planned converter stations and transmission cables.

The export cable length does not generally include the onshore component. The exception is when the onshore substation is close to shore.
Number of Export Cables 2 correct
Average length per cable 1.1 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) HVAC correct
Nominal voltage 155 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section Area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth 1.5 m correct
Comments Export cable will connect BARD Offshore 1 substation to BorWin 1 correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable 75 km correct
Comments HVDC correct
Array Cables Array cable length 107 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage 36 kV correct
Burial depth correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 283302 correct
CO2 reduced per year 572554 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 13315 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct

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