New Offshore project in Germany


[:en]DEU, Merkur Offshore Windfarm Installation Start[:pt]Merkur Offshore Windfarm Installation Start[:fr]Merkur Offshore Windfarm Installation Start[:]

Endiprev was selected for the commissioning of a 66 unit (396 MW) windfarm in Germany.

The Offshore Wind Farm, MERKUR Offshore is located in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the North Sea, approximately 45 km north of Borkum Island in the north-eastern part of the specified zone for offshore wind farms. The project site covers an area of 47 km² in total. Merkur Offshore will be equipped with 66 wind energy converters of GE’s offshore wind turbine “Haliade 150” with nominal power of 6 MW each. The hub height of a single turbine is more than 100 m above water level and the innovative gearless 6 MW machine is equipped with one of the largest rotors in the wind industry covering an area equivalent to three football fields with its diameter of 150 m.