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Operational Wind Farms in the North Sea

Published on:
30 August 2018
Last checked on:
8 April 2021

There are 7 active wind farms in the North Sea, which ensure a combined total installed capacity of around 2.450 MW.

  • Egmond aan Zee wind farm (OWEZ, 108 MW) was built by Shell and Nuon, under the name of Noordzeewind.
  • Prinses Amalia wind farm (120MW) was built by Eneco. 
  • Luchterduinen wind farm (129 MW) was built by Eneco and Mitsubishi Corporation.
  • The 2 wind farms Buitengaats en Zee-Energie, together called Gemini (600 MW) were built by 4 companies: Northland Power (60%), Siemens (20%), Van Oord (10%) and HVC (10%).
  • Borssele I&II (752MW) was built by Orsted.
  • Borssele III&IV(731.5MW) was built by Blauwwind II c.v., a consortium of Shell, Van Oord, Eneco and Mitsubishi/DGE.
  • Innovation site V (19MW) within Borssele Wind Farm Zone was built by Two Towers, a consortium of Van Oord Renewable Finance, Investri Offshore and Green Giraffe Holding.

Operational wind farms

Wind farm Capacity wind farm (in megawatts) In use since
Borssele V (Innovation site) 19 2021
Borssele I en II 752 2020
Borssele III en IV 731.5 2020
Gemini 600 2016
Luchterduinen 129 2015
Prinses Amalia 120 2008
Egmond aan Zee (OWEZ) 108 2007
Total 2.45 GW (2459.5 MW) N/A

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