Rødsand 2
207 MW Fully Commissioned Denmark

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Orbis cements German link
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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 ...
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... 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

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

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 ...
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19/09/2014 14:16:33

Spanish wind turbine manufacturer issues new shares
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The sale is estimated to be worth more than €250 million at current market prices, equivalent to 9.99% of the group's capital. Gamesa and France's Areva previously agreed a joint venture with the intention of getting 20% of Europe's offshore wind farm projects ...
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19/09/2014 13:15:40

Germany Opens 'Offshore Wind Island'
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GALWAY, IRELAND--September 18, 2014 --Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) The German island of Heligoland is fast becoming the hub of German North Sea windfarm development following the official ...
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18/09/2014 09:10:49

Swedish steel for floating platforms
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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 ...
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19/09/2014 05:25:04

Vattenfall to shut offshore plant
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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 ...
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18/09/2014 16:08:44

Analysis: What is Siemens doing about onshore wind?
Windpower Monthly (subscription)
A 2.3MW turbine being installed at Whitelee wind farm, Scotland, in 2009 This raises a number of questions. Is all going well? Offshore wind companies are increasingly becoming stand-alone joint ventures, cases in point being MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and ...
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18/09/2014 10:15:56

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick meets with UK wind power players in ...
Renewable Energy Focus
The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult welcomed the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and offshore wind industry leaders from the United Kingdom and the United States to London on 17 September to discuss the current and future ...
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18/09/2014 08:47:21




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Project Details for Rødsand 2
General Information Name Rødsand 2 correct
Other names Nysted II correct
Country name Denmark correct
Region Holeby correct
Comments correct
Round (or category) Tender (DK) correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 207 MW correct
Turbine Model SWT-2.3-93 (Siemens) correct
Turbine Capacity 2.3 MW correct
Number of Turbines 90 correct
Total Turbine Height 115 m correct
Hub Height 68.50 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 EUR(mill) 450.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Baltic Sea correct
Centre latitude 54.555° correct
Centre longitude 11.548° correct
Area 34 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 6 m - 12 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 4 m - 10 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 8.8 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 9 km correct
Ports Installation base Nyborg, Denmark correct
Ops and maintenance Port of Rødby correct
Grid Converter platforms None correct
Offshore transformers Rødsand 2 Substation correct
Grid connection point Radsted 132 kV switching station correct
Cable landing point Saksfjed inddæmning 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 9.2 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) HVAC correct
Nominal voltage 132 kV correct
Maximum voltage 145 kV 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 Total of 56km of 145kV submarine cable correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable 28 km correct
Comments 132kV correct
Array Cables Array cable length 80 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 correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section 120/240 mm2 correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 135034 correct
CO2 reduced per year 272905 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 6347 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct
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