Steelwind Nordenham manufactures monopiles for Borkum Riffgrund 2

Thursday, 1 September, 2016 - 10:45
Steelwind will deliver the monopiles for 36 of the foundations at Borkum Riffgrund 2. (Photo: Steelwind Nordenham GmbH)
Steelwind will deliver the monopiles for 36 of the foundations at Borkum Riffgrund 2. (Photo: Steelwind Nordenham GmbH)

The German company Steelwind Nordenham GmbH has been awarded the contract for the delivery of the foundations for offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 2 by Dong Energy.

Steelwind will manufacture the monopiles and the corresponding transition pieces for the connection of monopile and tower. This type of foundation will be used for 36 of the wind power plants at Borkum Riffgrund 2. Besides monopiles, suction bucket jackets will also be used within the scope of the project. The wind park’s installation at sea is scheduled to start in 2018.  Borkum Riffgrund 2, situated 55km off the German North Sea coast, will have a capacity of 450 MW and is expected to deliver electricity for about 460,000 German households after commissioning, which is planned for 2019.

Steelwind already supplies part of the monopiles for another project of Dong Energy in the UK.

Steelwind Nordenham / Tanja Peschel

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