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Baltic 1 Offshore Wind Farm

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]

EnBW Baltic 1
Windmills Baltic 1.jpg
image of several of the wind turbines
CountryGermany
LocationBaltic Sea
Coordinates54°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
StatusOperational
Construction beganJune 2010
Commission date2 May 2011
Owner(s)EnBW
Wind farm
TypeOffshore
Site area7 km2 (3 sq mi)
Distance from shore16 km (10 mi)
Power generation
Units operational21
Make and modelSiemens Wind Power: SWT-2.3-93
Nameplate capacity48.3 MW

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GenerationEdit

 
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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ReferencesEdit

  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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