|Windpark Egmond aan Zee|
Wind turbine components in an assembly area onshore before installation at sea
|Location||offshore of Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands|
|Units operational||36 Vestas V90-3MW Wind turbines|
|Nameplate capacity||108 MW|
Windpark Egmond aan Zee (OWEZ) is the first large scale offshore wind farm built off the Dutch North Sea coast. It consists of 36 Vestas V90-3MW wind turbines, each with nameplate capacity of 3 MW. In total the farm has a capacity of 108 MW. Together these are scaled to provide energy for a maximum of 100,000 households.
Location and size
The wind farm is located 10 km (6.2 mi) to 18 km (11 mi) of the coasts of Egmond aan Zee and is visible from the shore. Size of the farm is a projected 27 square kilometres (10 sq mi). It was built by a consortium of Ballast Nedam and wind turbine manufacturers Vestas.
- Shell Begins Construction at Egmond aan Zee Offshore Wind Farm Oil Voice, 20 April 2006
- Windpark Egmond aan Zee / NoordZeeWind Official website
- Offshore Wind Farm Egmond aan Zee on YouTube, showing the construction
- LORC Knowledge - Datasheet for Egmond Aan Zee
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