23 MW Fully Commissioned Denmark

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Project Details for Samsø
General Information Name Samsø correct
Other names Paludans Flak correct
Country name Denmark correct
Region Samsø correct
Comments Feed-in tariff of €57.30/MWh over the first ten years, supplemented with repowering certificates improving the feed-in tariff by approximately 30% for the first 12,000 full load hours. correct
Round (or category) correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 23 MW correct
Turbine Model SWT-2.3-82 (Siemens) correct
Turbine Capacity 2.3 MW correct
Number of Turbines 10 correct
Total Turbine Height correct
Hub Height correct
Rotor Diameter 82.4 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Monopile correct
Windspeed 10 Year Mean Wind Speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated Project Cost EUR(mill) 31.97 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Kattegat correct
Centre latitude 55.722° correct
Centre longitude 10.584° correct
Area 0 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 10 m - 13 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 14 m - 20 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 4 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 3.9 km correct
Ports Installation base Port of Aarhus, Kolby Kaas Port (crew and smaller equipments for the building period) correct
Ops and maintenance Kolby Kaas Port correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms None correct
Offshore transformers None correct
Grid connection point Vadstrup, Samsø correct
Cable landing point Samsø 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 4 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 30 kV correct
Maximum voltage 36 kV correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section Area correct
Insulation 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 36kV correct
Array Cables Array cable length 3.5 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 correct
Conductor type correct
Section correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 16290 correct
CO2 reduced per year 32922 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 766 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct

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