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Germany’s 332-MW Nordsee One wind farm sends 1st power

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SeeNews Renewables

April 3 (Renewables Now) - The first Senvion at the 332-MW Nordsee One farm in the has started delivering to the grid, the project company said on Friday.

The complex is 85%-owned by Canada-based Northland Inc (TSE:NPI), while Innogy SE (ETR:IGY), the listed renewables, grids and retail operations subsidiary of 's RWE AG (ETR:RWE), owns 15%.

Installation of the 54 Senvion machines was initiated in March. So far seven of the machines have been put in place. installation will be carried out in parallel with the commissioning of the , Northland noted. The farm is to put on stream by end-2017.

Once fully operational, Nordsee One is expected to generate more than 1,300 GWh of annually, or enough to meet the needs of about 400,000 homes.

Northland and Innogy reached financial close on the EUR-1.2-billion (USD 1.28bn) project in March 2015.

(EUR 1.0 = USD 1.067)

 

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