Orsted Dutch Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm Commissioned
Orsted has fully commissioned the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm. The wind farm has a capacity of 752 MW, making it the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world. Borssele 1 & 2 provides enough green electricity to power one million Dutch households. Borssele 1 & 2 is Orsted's first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.
Facts about Borssele 1 & 2
Total capacity: 752 MW
Wind turbines: Siemens Gamesa 8 MW
Size of the site: 112 km2
Number of turbines: 94
Offshore and onshore grid: TSO TenneT
Operational: Q4 2020
Water depth: 14-36m
Distance to coast: 23 km off the coast of Zeeland
Operation and maintenance base: Vlissingen
Capatity: Can power 1 million Dutch households
Main suppliers: Siemens Gamesa, Sif, Bladt, EEW SPC, EEW OSB, and Nexans
Installation: DEME Offshore, Van Oord
In 1991 Orsted built the world's first offshore wind farm in Denmark. Since then, Orsted has constructed and is operating more than 25 offshore windfarms across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America. Turbine number 25 installed at Borssele 1 & 2 turbine was at the same time the 1,500th offshore wind turbine installed across Orsted's portfolio.