Butendiek
288 MW Under Construction Germany

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Baltic 2 platform on the move
Recharge
The platform will bundle electricity from the offshore wind turbines and transform 33kV power into 150kV electricity that will be transported via subsea cables to land from the wind farm 32km north of the island of Rügen. EnBW in late August had started ...
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17/09/2014 14:29:16

Dong energy secures temp personnel for offshore wind projects
Renewable Energy Magazine (press release)
"Offshore wind energy has huge potential and I am pleased that our professionals will assist DONG Energy with their UK projects and in turn further increase their aim to successfully develop, construct and operate offshore wind farms in Northern Europe," ...
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17/09/2014 13:49:27

Atlas Professionals enters framework agreement for provision of offshore wind ...
Renewable Energy Magazine (press release)
“This Framework Agreement will further help Atlas enhance its position as a market leader in supplying experienced and qualified personnel to the offshore wind sector” said Laura Smith, Atlas Business Manager Offshore Wind. “Offshore wind energy has ...
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17/09/2014 11:23:18

RWE talks shop on Triton grid
reNews
RWE has unwrapped the blueprint for community consultations on the onshore electrical works for its proposed up to 900MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the east of England. Adverts have been placed in local newspapers in Lincolnshire containing the ...
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17/09/2014 06:04:32

Harnessing the wind
Sequim Gazette
William Shaw, atmospheric chemistry and meteorology scientist for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, explains the technologically advanced and distinct instruments each buoy is equipped with to gather unique off-shore wind energy data in the open ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 23:51:34

Canada falls behind global growth of offshore wind power: report
The Globe and Mail
Currently, Britain has the most offshore wind farms of any country, with about half of the worldwide capacity. While it will see more installed in the next few years – reaching 11 GW by 2020 – Britain's worldwide share will decrease to less than 30 per cent, the ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 22:06:18

A Million-Dollar Buoy Will Spot the Best Sites for Wind Farms
Gizmodo India
With roughly 12,383 miles of coastline, the US has plenty of potential installation sites for offshore wind farms. Floating data collection centers like the one shown above will help energy companies and government agencies alike find the windiest, and most ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 19:55:23

New Series: Brave Tern - Working on the edge (episode 1)
Deutsche Welle
Do German offshore wind farms have a future? 03.04.2013. Often hailed as the showpiece of German efforts to promote renewable energy, until recently there was general approval for the country's offshore wind farms. Now, however, the policy is falling out of ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 17:56:05

Wind Energy O&M Market Global Research and Analysis 2018
DigitalJournal.com
Good O&M practices can optimize the profitability of wind farms, thereby ultimately reducing the downtime of the turbines or leading to the extension of their lifespan. O&M also tends to be high for offshore wind energy systems compared to the terrestrial wind ...
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16/09/2014 18:05:55

Cape Wind Signs Lease For New Bedford Staging Area
Banker & Tradesman
Announcing a lease deal with Cape Wind, state officials expect the offshore wind farm developers, who are still fighting lawsuits and assembling financing, to begin operations at the South Coast Marine Terminal in New Bedford in January 2015. The Mass ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 15:52:57



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Developers/Owners/Operators
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Owner
The Marguerite Fund divested 33.3% of its 22.5% participation in Butendiek to CDC Infrastructure.
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Owner
CDC Infrastructure has acquired a stake in Butendiek from the Marguerite Fund.
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Project Details for Butendiek
General Information Name Butendiek correct
Other names Offshore-Bürgerpark Butendiek correct
Country name Germany correct
Region Exclusive Economic Zone (SylWin) (BSH Cluster 5 in Draft Network Plan) correct
Comments Before the release of the Offshore-Netzentwicklungsplan (O-NEP) draft, Butendiek had agreed a 288MW grid connection with Tennet according to the Kraftwerksanschlussregister (dated 28-Feb-13). correct
Round (or category) correct
Development status Under Construction 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
Detailed wind speed data 6 hr/day/month historic data
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) 17 m - 20 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 platforms SylWin Alpha (Cluster 5 Converter 1 in O-NEP) 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 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 187874 correct
CO2 reduced per year 379693 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 8830 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct