Lillgrund
110.4 MW Fully Commissioned Sweden

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Latest Windfarm News
Orbis cements German link
reNews
UK-based innovation centre OrbisEnergy has signed a memorandum of understanding with German wind energy agency WAB for collaborative working on North Sea offshore projects. The agreement was signed during a visit by an 11-strong delegation from ...
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19/09/2014 15:28:28

Research and Markets: Feasibility Study of Wind Power in India-2014: A Guide ...
Business Wire (press release)
... Types of Generators, Electrical Dynamics of Wind Turbine Model, Modern Trends in Wind Farms, Offshore Wind Turbine Development, Development of Off-shore Wind Equipment Technologies, Simplified Off-shore Wind Farm, A Study of Indian Wind Energy ...
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19/09/2014 14:47:34

Swire jack-up joins Gemini squad
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Swire Blue Ocean has signed a deal to provide an installation vessel for Van Oord at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm off the Netherlands. The company operates Pacific Orca and Pacific Osprey (pictured) and will help tackle the 150 foundations and ...
Source: news.google.com
19/09/2014 14:16:33

More British wind energy capacity online
UPI.com
The U.K. Green Investment Bank in March acquired a 10 percent stake in the Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm from Germany's RWE Innogy for $360 million. That project is the largest offshore wind farm under construction in Europe, with more than 500 MW of ...
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19/09/2014 11:12:07

OCEANTEAM SHIPPING ASA - RENTOCEAN SELECTED BY VAN OORD TO ...
Your Renewable News (press release)
The turntable and additional equipment will be used for storage of cables at Eemshaven, The Netherlands for the Gemini Offshore Wind Farm. This will be one of the largest wind farms in the world in terms of size and production. It will be built in the Dutch part ...
Source: news.google.com
18/09/2014 10:13:24

Global Offshore Wind Market To Reach 40 GW By 2020
CleanTechnica
Offshore wind power is increasingly being explored for its high yield, due to stronger and more consistent winds compared to onshore, and the scope that this provides for the construction of large-scale projects,” said Swati Singh, GlobalData's Analyst ...
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18/09/2014 16:41:35

Vattenfall to shut offshore plant
Recharge
The plant has been owned by Vattenfall since 2006 and was its first offshore park in Sweden. "Vattenfall invests in wind power wherever it is profitable. So we have chosen to decommission this wind farm prematurely and restore the sea bed and ground ...
Source: news.google.com
18/09/2014 16:08:44

Availon GmbH launches energy management business
Renewable Energy Focus
Availon Energy Management, or AEM, primarily focuses on the calibration and optimisation of wind forecasts, which are in part based on the specific features of the respective wind farms. The standardisation of communications between all areas makes it ...
Source: news.google.com
18/09/2014 15:31:56

Swedish steel for floating platforms
SteelGuru
Swedish steel specialist SSAB is entering into an agreement with Hexicon AB to develop far off shore wind farm platforms. The combined technology will offer advantages within the market for renewable energy. A first demonstration unit is planned for ...
Source: news.google.com
19/09/2014 05:25:04

Renewable energy company vow to restore land in Bicker Fen cable laying plan
Boston Target
A renewable energy company is making moves to address concerns over a bid to lay 40 miles of cable connecting an offshore wind farm to the National Grid. The 60m wide and 40 mile long strip of land to lay the cable for connecting Triton Knoll to the grid is ...
Source: news.google.com
18/09/2014 06:18:50




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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
Detailed wind speed data 6 hr/day/month historic data
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 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 72018 correct
CO2 reduced per year 145549 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 3385 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct