Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind power plant officially inaugurated
- Sixth offshore wind power plant to be handed over to the customer in 2015
- Power plants put nearly two further gigawatts of wind power online
- Clean electricity for nearly two million households
Today marked the official inauguration of the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind power plant: 78 Siemens wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.6 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 120 meters, will supply around 320,000 German households with ecofriendly electricity. Siemens is also providing service and maintenance for the turbines for an initial period of 10 years. Borkum Riffgrund 1 has been developed and constructed by DONG Energy and is today owned by DONG Energy (50 percent) and the investors Kirkbi Invest A/S and William Demant Invest A/S (50 percent together). Borkum Riffgrund 1 is the sixth offshore wind project to be handed over to the respective customer by Siemens in this last fiscal year. The total capacity of all of these wind projects is sufficient to supply nearly two million households with clean electricity. ….