Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) is to provide temporary power to the Borssele
wind farm, during the turbine commissioning phase. The contract, signed
with developer Ørsted, was announced today (28th January 2020).
MRE, which was founded in 2013, has delievered temporary power and engineering
solutions to several offshore projects. MRE’s Business Director, Toby
Mead, noted that Ørsted’s ambitions and MRE’s “aligned”, so that “we
understand the requirements and expectations from the project team”.
Ørsted won rights to the Borssele
in July 2016, with an average bid strike price, excluding transmission
costs, of EUR 72.70/MWh for the first 15 years of the project's operation.
The project will consist of 94 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SG
turbines, with a combined capacity of 752 MW. It is located 23 km off the
coast of Zeeland (Westkappele), and is expected to provide power to around
500,000 households once completed. The project should be fully commissioned
by the end of the year.
Recently, 4C Offshore
reported that Ørsted had cut
the ribbon for
its new operations and maintenance base in Vlissingen, to support the wind
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