Trianel Windpark Borkum - phase 1
200 MW Under Construction Germany

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Clark: In the beginning of 2015, Cape Wind will begin construction and then in 2016, you'll begin providing large blocks of emissions-free power to the residents of southeastern, Massachusetts. You've overcome a lot of obstacles to get to this point; did a ...
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Of Siemens' figure, 1,002 MW comprised offshore wind, such as a 600 MW supply-only contract for Project Gemini in the Netherlands and a 402 MW turnkey contract for Dudgeon East offshore wind farm in the UK. This level of activity has helped it to become ...
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02/10/2014 13:56:46

UK renewable energy subsidy changes anger solar industry
The Guardian
But the CfD auction system has been purposefully skewed towards the less established - and more expensive - sectors such as offshore wind and tidal and away from the cheaper and more mature technologies such as onshore wind and solar. A previous ...
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02/10/2014 11:44:37

Government's £95m subsidy increase leaves renewables industry 'underwhelmed'
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Meanwhile, it said less deployed technologies, such as offshore wind and wave and tidal power, would be given an extra £80m taking the total budget for the first wave of CfD supported projects to £235m. The additional funds were allocated in response to ...
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02/10/2014 11:48:01

India signs MOU for first ever offshore wind power project
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It is expected that this first demonstration project would enable India to maintain a continued presence within the global offshore wind sector. Shri Piyush Goyal described the signing of the MOU as a great opportunity in the development of renewable energy ...
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02/10/2014 11:07:32

Renewable projects to bid for £300m in subsidies
E&T magazine
Established technologies, such as onshore wind farms and large-scale solar, will compete for up to £65m in support in this year's annual auction, said Decc, while less established technologies, including offshore wind and marine power schemes will have a ...
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02/10/2014 10:48:20

UK windfarm developer deploys lidar system
Optics.org
Inch Cape Offshore is proposing to develop a wind farm on a site in the North Sea around 15 km off the Angus coastline which will cover an area of approximately 150 km2 and will consist of up to 213 turbines. The optical wind monitoring system is designed ...
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02/10/2014 09:31:01

Green light for Burbo Bank offshore wind extension
Practical Boat Owner Magazine
The Secretary of State for the Department of Energy & Climate Change has given consent to DONG Energy Burbo Extension Limited for an extension to the existing Burbo Bank offshore wind farm. The development consent order will allow for the provision of ...
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02/10/2014 09:37:19

Sumitomo buys Belgian wind power stakes
Argus Media
This is the first offshore wind power investment for Sumitomo, although it is a partner in several onshore wind farms in Japan, the US and South Africa. Electricity produced at the offshore projects is supplied to Belgian utility Electrabel under a long-term ...
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02/10/2014 08:36:32




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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 (DolWin) (BSH Cluster 2 in Draft Network Plan) correct
Comments Site now split into two stages.

The wind farm will be connected to the DolWin1 grid connection.

At least 50m EUR of the total cost is attributed to delays in grid connection and foundation delivery.
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Round (or category) correct
Development status Under Construction correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 200 MW correct
Turbine Model M5000-116 (Areva Wind) 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
Detailed wind speed data 6 hr/day/month historic data
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 platforms DolWin Alpha (NOR-2-2 in O-NEP) correct
Offshore transformers Borkum 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 92 km correct
Comments HVDC 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 130468 correct
CO2 reduced per year 263676 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 6132 tonnes correct
Expected life 25.0 years correct
Other Website Visit correct
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