Latest event on Horns Rev 1

One of the burnt out MHI-Vestas V80-2.0MW turbines has been replaced, leaving one turbine out of action. Considerations are still being made as to whether to replace the faulty turbine, although Vattenfall and DONG has already proceeded to dismantle the nacelle. Read more

Latest Update: 02 March 2016

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Project Details for Horns Rev 1
General Information Name Horns Rev 1 correct
Other names correct
Country name Denmark correct
Region Blåvandshuk correct
Comments correct
Round (or category) correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Power & Turbines Project capacity 160 MW correct
Turbine model V80-2.0 MW (Vestas) correct
Turbine capacity 2 MW correct
Number of turbines 80 correct
Total turbine height 110 m correct
Hub height 70.00 m correct
Rotor diameter 80 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Monopile (The monopiles weigh approximately 72.3 tons with a 4.04m diamter; the transition pieces weigh 158.6 tons with a 4.2m diameter and 18m length.) correct
Windspeed 10 year mean wind speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated project cost EUR(mill) 278.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name North Sea correct
Centre latitude 55.486° correct
Centre longitude 7.840° correct
Area 21 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 6 m - 11 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 6 m - 14 m correct
Distance from shore (reported) 17.9 km correct
Distance from shore (computed from centre) 17.8 km correct
Ports Installation base Esbjerg correct
Ops and maintenance Esbjerg correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms None correct
Offshore transformers Horns Rev 1 Substation correct
Grid connection point Karlsgårde correct
Cable landing point Oksby, Esbjerg 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 34 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) AC correct
Nominal voltage 150 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type Cu or Al correct
Section area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics 24 correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth 2 m correct
Comments correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable correct
Comments correct
Array Cables Array cable length 63 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 1.5 m correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu or Al correct
Section correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics 12 correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 113321 correct
CO2 reduced per year 229021 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 5326 tonnes correct
Expected life 25.0 years correct
Other Website Visit correct

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