288 MW Fully Commissioned Germany

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Latest Update: 08 September 2015
Schleswig-Holstein's Energy Minister, Dr. Robert Habeck, Bremen's Senator for Economic Affairs, Martin Günthner as well as Christian Dahlke (State Government of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) officially opened the wind farm after commissioning all of the turbines at the beginning of August. Read More
Developer correct
The Marguerite Fund divested 33.3% of its 22.5% participation in Butendiek to CDC Infrastructure.
Owner correct
Owner correct
Owner correct
Owner correct
CDC Infrastructure has acquired a stake in Butendiek from the Marguerite Fund.
Owner correct
Project Details for Butendiek
General Information Name Butendiek correct
Other names Offshore-Bürgerpark Butendiek correct
Country name Germany correct
Region Exclusive Economic Zone 1 (SylWin) (Unfeatured cluster in Draft Network Plan) correct
Comments correct
Round (or category) correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 288 MW correct
Turbine Model SWT-3.6-120 (Siemens) correct
Turbine Capacity 3.6 MW correct
Number of Turbines 80 correct
Total Turbine Height 150 m correct
Hub Height 90.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 120 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Monopile correct
Windspeed 10 Year Mean Wind Speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated Project Cost EUR(mill) 1300.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name North Sea correct
Centre latitude 55.019° correct
Centre longitude 7.774° correct
Area 33 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 19 m - 21 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 17 m - 22 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 32 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 35.4 km correct
Ports Installation base Rømø, Esbjerg correct
Ops and maintenance Rømø correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms SylWin1 Converter correct
Offshore transformers Butendiek Substation correct
Grid connection point Sylwin1 (alpha) offshore converter platform - Büttel (onshore) substation correct
Cable landing point Büsum 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 38 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) HVAC correct
Nominal voltage 155 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type correct
Section Area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth correct
Comments Cable length estimated correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable correct
Comments correct
Array Cables Array cable length 87 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage 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 203978 correct
CO2 reduced per year 412239 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 9587 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct

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