OWEZ

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Windpark Egmond aan Zee
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Wind turbine components in an assembly area onshore before installation at sea
Location offshore of Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands
Status Active
Power generation
Primary fuel Wind
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 provided energy for a maximum of 100,000 households.

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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.[1]

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