27 Sep '17, 2pm

Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm fully commissioned

Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm fully commissioned

The offshore wind power plant Sandbank, located 90 kilometres west of the island of Sylt, is now fully installed and commissioned. On 21 January the installation vessel MPI Adventure together with Siemens erected the last turbine. Four days after that the last turbine “SB41” has achieved ‘final commissioning’ already. A total of 72 Siemens SWT-4.0 130 wind turbines in the 4 MW class were installed, providing a total capacity of 288 MW. Sandbank is the second joint offshore wind project for Vattenfall and SWM already. Together with the sister-project DanTysk (in full operation since early 2015) both wind power plants will provide a combined portfolio of 576 MW of installed generation capacity. The investment costs for the Sandbank offshore wind farm are around € 1.2 billion. Vattenfall holds a 51% stake in Sandbank Offshore GmbH, which was set up to implement the project, w...

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