An offshore substation at the 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm off the coast of North Norfolk comprising 88 Siemens 3.6MW turbines. Such electrical infrastructure includes disconnectors, 132kV and 33kV gas insulated switchgear, 132kV and 33kV 90MVA transformers, a 132kV 60MVAr shunt reactor, substation automation and telecommunications systems and protection. Sheringham Shoal is owned by Norwegian companies Statkraft, Statoil and the UK Green Investment Bank. (Courtesy Statkraft).
TenneT's 800MW BorWin Beta offshore transmission platform located in 39m water depth in the North Sea, North-West of the island of Borkum. Weighing more than 12,000 tonnes, the equipment was built by Nordic Yards at its shipyard in Warnemünde under contract to Siemens (Courtesy Siemens).
Installation of the 1800-tonne offshore substation at RWO Innogy's 48-turbine 295MW Nordsee Ost wind farm 30km north of the island of Heligoland in the German North Sea. Manufactured at Bladt Industries facility in Aalborg, Demark, a floating crane placed the unit on its foundation (Courtesy RWE).
EnBW‘s substation topside at the 288MW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm some 32km off the German island of Rugen. Built by German fabricator, WeserWind, the 4400-tonne unit was loaded out by the Abu Dhabi Mar shipyard in Kiel and towed by tugs to Sassnitz ahead of deployment (Courtesy EnBW).