NUON - Placement substation milestone for wind farm Dan Tysk
The substation for the new wind farm at sea; DanTysk is placed successfuly.
The 36 by 42 meter substation was built in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The substation collects the electricity produced by the 80 wind turbines when the wind farm is completed, expectation end 2014.
The placement of the substation went smoothly. The weather conditions were favorable. There was, remarkably, no wind in the wind farm, which facilitates the placement of the 3200 ton substation considerably.
Then the welders were working 12 hours to fixe the substation to the foundation
Facts DanTysk:
  • 80 wind turbines
  • Over an area of ​​70 km2
  • Total capacity 288 MW - That's enough electricity for 400,000 households
  • Investment of 1 billion
  • Joint venture between Vattenfall (51%) and Stadtwerke München (49%)
  • Located 70 kilometers west of the island of Sylt, off the German coast
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