Latest event on Horns Rev 3

Smulders Projects Belgium NV chosen by GeoSea and Vattenfall to supply transition pieces for the project. Smulders replaces Polish company, ST3 as the company filed for bankruptcy and has entered into a reconstruction programme in 2017. For the timely realization of this challenging manufacturing scope, Smulders has made a partnership with Bladt Industries in the Danish city Aalborg. Smulders will produce 25 TPs and Bladt 24 TPs. Installation will start in July. According to Vattenfall the project schedule is on track despite the change in supplier Read more

Latest Update: 05 April 2018

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Project Details for Horns Rev 3
General Information Name Horns Rev 3 correct
Other names Horns Rev A HR3-HR4 correct
Country name Denmark correct
Region Blåvandshuk correct
Comments The project location represents the most favourable 400MW of projects identified in the 2011 strategy documents. In March 2012, the government agreed to another 1GW of offshore power by 2020.

A draft of the prequalification was released in October 2013 it was stated that only 6 applications will be supported and that applicants must have had experience in project development and management of construction. The closing date for any comments on this was 23/10/2013.

At the beginning of May 2014, it was announced that the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) had prequalified four developers for the tender of the Horns Rev 3 site: Statoil, E.ON, Vattenfall and DONG Energy. Vattenfall proceeded to win the bid.
Round (or category) Tender (DK) correct
Development status Under Construction correct
Power & Turbines Project capacity 406.7 MW correct
Turbine model V164-8.0 MW (MHI Vestas Offshore Wind) correct
Turbine capacity 8 MW correct
Number of turbines 49 correct
Total turbine height 187 m correct
Hub height 102.00 m correct
Rotor diameter 164 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Monopile (Monopiles to be driven 25-39m into the seabed. Each monopile is 40-50m long with a diameter of 6.5 metres. Each weighs up to 610 tonnes and has a 32m transition piecce secured by bolted flange.) correct
Windspeed 10 year mean wind speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated project cost EUR(mill) 1000.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name North Sea correct
Centre latitude 55.703° correct
Centre longitude 7.689° correct
Area 144 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 11 m - 20 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 10 m - 21 m correct
Distance from shore (reported) 20 km correct
Distance from shore (computed from centre) 29.6 km correct
Ports Installation base Esbjerg(Substation,Turbines), Hvide Sande(Turbine commissioning) correct
Ops and maintenance Esbjerg, Hvide Sande (CTVs) correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms None correct
Offshore transformers Horns Rev 3 Substation correct
Grid connection point Endrup correct
Cable landing point Blåbjerg Klitplantage 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 33 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) correct
Nominal voltage 220 kV correct
Maximum voltage 245 kV correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics 24 correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth 1 m correct
Comments Burial depth will be dependent on area. 1m but between 3-5 closer to shore.

Diameter = 28cm

Weight = 94kg/m
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables 3 correct
Average length per cable 45 km correct
Comments correct
Array Cables Array cable length 100 km correct
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Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics 12 correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments Fiber optics range from 6-12.

8km Connection with Horns Rev 2 being built to provide emergency back up incase of export cable failure.
Benefits Homes powered annually 288047 correct
CO2 reduced per year 582144 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 13538 tonnes correct
Expected life 25.0 years correct
Other Website Visit correct

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