Hollandse Kust Zuid produces first power

4C Offshore | Tom Russell
By: 02/08/2022 Vattenfall

Vattenfall announced that the first power from Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm has been delivered to the Dutch electricity grid.

Construction of the wind farm started last summer and the wind farm is scheduled to be fully operational in 2023. So far 33 out of a total of 140 Siemens Gamesa 11 MW, SG 11.0-200 DD turbines have been installed.

"We are immensely proud to reach this milestone. The delivery of power to the Dutch grid is an important moment, not just for us but also for all our partners, suppliers, contractors and all other parties who helped us get to this point,"
said Ian Bremner, project director at Hollandse Kust Zuid.

The Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone consists of two sites,
Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 and Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4, and is being developed by Vattenfall, which secured the rights to the projects with subsidy free bids in March 2018 and July 2019. It is owned by Vattenfall, BASF and Allianz, is expected to have a total capacity of 1 500 MW, equalling the consumption of approximately 1.5 million Dutch households.

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