110.4 MW Fully Commissioned Sweden

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Latest Update: 03 July 2013
After seven weeks of not producing power the wind farm is now in full production. The fault in the export cable was fixed and cable put back. Read More
Project Details for Lillgrund
General Information Name Lillgrund correct
Other names correct
Country name Sweden correct
Region Malmö Kommun correct
Comments Also known as Orestads. correct
Round (or category) correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 110.4 MW correct
Turbine Model SWT-2.3-93 (Siemens) correct
Turbine Capacity 2.3 MW correct
Number of Turbines 48 correct
Total Turbine Height 114.5 m correct
Hub Height 68.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 93 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Gravity-Base correct
Windspeed 10 Year Mean Wind Speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated Project Cost SEK(mill) 1800.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Öresund correct
Centre latitude 55.511° correct
Centre longitude 12.779° correct
Area 6 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 4 m - 13 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 4 m - 8 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 11.3 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 9.3 km correct
Ports Installation base Nyborg, Denmark correct
Ops and maintenance Esbjerg, Klagshamn correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms None correct
Offshore transformers Lillgrund Substation correct
Grid connection point Bunkeflo, Skåne correct
Cable landing point Bunkeflo 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 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) HVAC correct
Nominal voltage 130 kV correct
Maximum voltage 145 kV correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type correct
Section Area 400 mm2 correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth 1 m correct
Comments FXBTV 3 x 400 mm2 145 kV correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables 1 correct
Average length per cable 6 km correct
Comments ABB 145kV, 1x630mm2 Al, 5.9kg/m correct
Array Cables Array cable length 20 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage 36 kV correct
Burial depth 1 m correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section 95/185/240 mm2 correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments The infield cables consisted of the following 3 types FXCTV 3 x 95 mm2 36 kV, FXCTV 3 x 185 mm2 36 kV and FXCTV 3 x 240 mm2 36 kV correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 78191 correct
CO2 reduced per year 158025 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 3675 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct

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