Horizont I
306 MW Consent Application Submitted Germany

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Project Details for Horizont I
General Information Name Horizont I correct
Other names Horizont correct
Country name Germany correct
Region Exclusive Economic Zone (BorWin) (BSH Cluster 12 in Draft Network Plan) correct
Comments correct
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Development status Consent Application Submitted correct
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Project Capacity 306 MW correct
Turbine Model Not Decided correct
Turbine Capacity 6 MW correct
Number of Turbines 51 correct
Total Turbine Height correct
Hub Height correct
Rotor Diameter correct
Foundation Not Decided 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 correct
Location & Environment Sea name North Sea correct
Centre latitude 54.877° correct
Centre longitude 6.222° correct
Area 51 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 39 m - 41 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 39 m - 42 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 125 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 132.3 km correct
Ports Installation base correct
Ops and maintenance correct
Grid Converter platforms Nordsee Cluster 12 Converter 1 -Estimated BorWin8 correct
Offshore transformers correct
Grid connection point Likely connect to either Nordsee Cluster 12 Converter 1 or Nordsee Cluster 12 Converter 2 correct
Cable landing point 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.

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Benefits Homes powered annually 199616 correct
CO2 reduced per year 403424 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 9382 tonnes correct
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