Albatros begins operations

by Tom Russell in Windfarms 10/01/2020 EnBW

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG  (EnBW)has revealed that the Albatros offshore wind farm, located roughly 100 km off the coast of Germany, has entered operations.

The
Albatros project features 16 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-7.0-154  turbines.  Each one has a rotor diameter of 154 metres, with 75 metre-long blades and a hub height of 105 metres. Fred Olsen. Windcarrier supported EnBW with the completion of turbine installation works and deployed its jack-up installation vessel Blue Ternfor the work.

Albatros is located near the 497 MW Hohe See project which consists of 71 SWT-7.0-154 turbines. Both wind farms are owned by EnBW (50.1%) and Enbridge (49.9%), and are expected to supply around 710,000 households combined with electricity when commissioned.

Over 600 employees worked on the offshore wind sites, with around 80 ships involved in the construction phase.

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