Rødsand 2, Denmark’s 12th offshore wind farm, was once inaugurated the day prior to this, bringing 90 wind generators with a complete output of 207 megawatts.
The new facility will produce 800 million kilowatt hours in line with yr, and one day it could supply up to 200,000 houses with inexperienced power.
The executive plans to develop into the rustic into one freed from fossil fuels via 2050, and over the approaching months it’s going to devise a technique for attaining the target, in step with Lykke Friis, the local weather and effort minister, who did the ceremonial ribbon slicing the day prior to this.
The generators of the newly opened wind farm were equipped via Siemens. E.ON, the corporate that runs Rødsand 2, started building at the wind farm within the spring of 2009.
The power crew operates onshore wind generators in Europe and america with a complete put in capability of greater than 2,800 megawatts.
The corporate plans to make bigger its onshore and offshore capability to 10,000 megawatts via 2015.
With the inauguration of Rødsand 2, the rustic’s offshore capability rose to just about 720 megawatts, in step with the Danish Energy Agency.
A brand new wind power farm, Anholt, is about to head online someday in 2012. This remaining undertaking must have the ability to ship electrical energy akin to roughly four % of the rustic’s electrical energy manufacturing.
(The Copenhagen Post)