Baltic 1 Offshore Wind Farm

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EnBW Baltic 1
Windmills Baltic 1.jpg
image of several of the wind turbines
Country Germany
Location Baltic Sea
Coordinates 54°36′36″N 12°39′0″E / 54.61000°N 12.65000°E / 54.61000; 12.65000Coordinates: 54°36′36″N 12°39′0″E / 54.61000°N 12.65000°E / 54.61000; 12.65000
Status Operational
Construction began June 2010
Commission date 2 May 2011
Owner(s) EnBW
Wind farm
Type Offshore
Site area 7 km2 (3 sq mi)
Distance from shore 16 km (10 mi)
Power generation
Units operational 21
Make and model Siemens Wind Power: SWT-2.3-93
Nameplate capacity 48.3 MW

EnBW Baltic 1 is the first commercial offshore wind farm of Germany in the Baltic Sea. Siemens supplied 21 SWT 2.3-93 wind turbines for the 48.3 megawatt wind farm.[1] EnBW Baltic 1 is located about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) north of the Darss-Zingst Peninsula and covers about seven square kilometers. Work started in July 2010;[2][3] the wind farm was officially commissioned on 2 May 2011.[4]

Generation[edit]

Energy-Substation of EnBW Baltic 1 Offshore windfarm in the Baltic Sea
Baltic 1 production[5]
Year Production
GWh
FLH1
2012 204 4,224
2013 191 3,954
2014 196 4,048
1 "FLH" is the equivalent amount of Full Load Hours

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Siemens wins offshore wind contract
  2. ^ Two Important New Offshore Windfarm Contracts Signed by Nordsee – GeoSea
  3. ^ EnBW prelims state that Baltic 1 will be complete "in a few weeks time" from 2011-02-08
  4. ^ Connor, Richard; Darren Mara (2 May 2011). "Offshore wind park powers German hopes for non-nuclear future". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved 2011-05-02.
  5. ^ Knight, Sara (29 May 2015). "Politics block German offshore wind link". Windpower Monthly. Archived from the original on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.

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