Ørsted has started constructing its first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands by installing the first foundations at the 752MW Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm.
The wind farm is located 22 kilometeres off the coast of the Dutch province of Zeeland. A total of 94 monopile foundations for mounting Siemens Gamesa 8MW wind turbines will be installed at water depths ranging from 14 to 39.7 metres.
The Borssele 1 and 2 project is expected to become operational by the end of the year.
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