Trianel Windpark Borkum - phase 1

200 MW Fully Commissioned Germany

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Project Details for Trianel Windpark Borkum - phase 1
General Information Name Trianel Windpark Borkum - phase 1 correct
Other names Borkum West II Phase 1, Trianel Borkum, Borkum Phase I correct
Country name Germany correct
Region Exclusive Economic Zone 1 (DolWin) (BSH Cluster 2 in Draft Network Plan) correct
Comments At least 50m EUR of the total cost is attributed to delays in grid connection and foundation delivery. correct
Round (or category) correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 200 MW correct
Turbine Model M5000-116 (Areva Wind), M5000-116 (Areva Wind) also now known as AD 5-116 (Adwen) correct
Turbine Capacity 5 MW correct
Number of Turbines 40 correct
Total Turbine Height 148 m correct
Hub Height 90.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 116 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Tripod correct
Windspeed 10 Year Mean Wind Speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated Project Cost EUR(mill) 900.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name North Sea correct
Centre latitude 54.046° correct
Centre longitude 6.457° correct
Area 23 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 28 m - 33 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 28 m - 33 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 45 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 65.6 km correct
Ports Installation base Eemshaven, Bremerhaven(Foundations) correct
Ops and maintenance Emden correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms DolWin1 Converter correct
Offshore transformers Trianel Phase 1 Substation correct
Grid connection point DolWin1 (alpha) offshore platform - Dörpen West (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 1 correct
Average length per cable 7.5 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 correct
Comments correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable correct
Comments correct
Array Cables Array cable length 65 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth 1.5 m 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 141651 correct
CO2 reduced per year 286277 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 6658 tonnes correct
Expected life 25.0 years correct
Other Website Visit correct

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