Middelgrunden
40 MW Fully Commissioned Denmark

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Haico Halbesma, Oceanteam Shipping

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Autonomous technology could reduce offshore windfarm costs
Offshore Shipping Online
ASV Ltd in association with Planet Ocean Ltd, have received funding from the GROW:OffshoreWind initiative to investigate how the use of Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASVs) could reduce the costs of offshore windfarm support. The project will look at using ...
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22/10/2014 07:16:30

Windfarm contract secures 300 jobs at Lowestoft firm SLP
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
He said: “They are well placed to carry out this work having previously constructed the sub-station for the Thanet offshore windfarm. Work in the offshore wind sector makes full use of the skills and expertise that they have built up in the oil and gas sector over ...
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22/10/2014 06:08:05

Lowestoft: New offshore wind project secures 300 jobs at Sembmarine SLP
East Anglian Daily Times
The new contract has been granted by Siemens, which was awarded the main contract for the electrical system infrastructure by wind farm developer Dudgeon Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Norwegian firms Statoil and Statkraft and Abu Dhabi-based ...
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22/10/2014 05:06:20

Study in Irony: Researchers Say Oil Rigs Are Great for Fish
TakePart
... want the platforms taken out no matter how many animals are killed,” said Love. “But others see the platforms as fully functional reefs. Why would we want to blow them up?” Claisse said the study's findings offer lessons for offshore wind farm developers.
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21/10/2014 21:29:45

Wind farm to power 35000 Scottish homes
The Planner
The proposed Afton wind farm, which will have a generating capacity of 74 Megawatts (MW) will be developed by E.ON. The announcement comes after four large offshore wind farms in the Forth and Tay region - together able to power 1.6 million of Scottish ...
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21/10/2014 09:23:45

Have your say on Bicker Fen substation and its connection to Triton Knoll
Boston Standard
Residents affected by the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm will be able to attend exhibits and ask questions with a series of events starting in Bicker today (Tuesday). RWE Innogy, the company behind the project, will be at Bicker Village Hall, on Cemetery ...
Source: news.google.com
21/10/2014 13:16:03

Sembcorp Marine's subsidiaries secure two contracts
Energy Global
Sembmarine SLP Limited (SLP), which is 70% owned by Sembcorp Marine, has been awarded a contract to design and build the offshore substation platform for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. The contract has been granted by Siemens Transmission ...
Source: news.google.com
21/10/2014 11:16:18

Chinese Wind Industry Operation & Maintenance A $3 Billion-A-Year Opportunity
CleanTechnica
A lot of time and metaphorical ink is spent on the installation and operation of renewable energy installations, be they onshore wind or offshore wind or solar, with very little attention paid to the before and after — the investment and maintenance phases, ...
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21/10/2014 08:56:10

WTG transport and installation deal
Maritime Journal
Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, which holds the licenses and consents to enable it to construct the Dudgeon offshore wind farm, is owned by two Norwegian companies, Statoil and Statkraft, and Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, Masdar. Statoil holds ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 15:24:45

Investigating The Environmental Impact Of Offshore Wind Farms
CleanTechnica
Despite my well-publicised love for offshore wind farms and wind technology in general, the reality is that pursuing such a technology to the detriment of the environment almost completely undermines the supposed benefits we reap from such renewable ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 12:25:08




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Project Details for Middelgrunden
General Information Name Middelgrunden correct
Other names Kobenhavn correct
Country name Denmark correct
Region København correct
Comments Largest offshore wind farm based on a cooperative ownership. correct
Round (or category) correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
Power & Turbines Notice any Errors? You can keep this an open resource by submitting corrections!
Project Capacity 40 MW correct
Turbine Model B76/2000 (Bonus) correct
Turbine Capacity 2 MW correct
Number of Turbines 20 correct
Total Turbine Height 102 m correct
Hub Height 64.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 76 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Gravity-Base 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) 44.89 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Kattegat correct
Centre latitude 55.691° correct
Centre longitude 12.669° correct
Area 0 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 3 m - 6 m correct
Depth range stated by developer correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 4.7 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 4.7 km correct
Ports Installation base Copenhagen Port correct
Ops and maintenance Copenhagen Port correct
Grid Converter platforms None correct
Offshore transformers None correct
Grid connection point Amager Power Station correct
Cable landing point Amager Strand 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 3.5 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 30 kV correct
Maximum voltage 36 kV correct
Power rating 20 MVA correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section Area correct
Insulation XLPE 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 30kV correct
Array Cables Array cable length 4.65 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 30 kV correct
Maximum voltage 36 kV correct
Burial depth correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Power rating 20 MVA correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 26094 correct
CO2 reduced per year 52735 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 1226 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct