Sunday 17 May 2020 marked the final turbine installation at TWB II. The last big components were installed Saturday, and the final bolt and nut Sunday early morning.
“The last screw is tightened. We have successfully completed the construction works on the wind farm. Thanks to the experience of our contractual partners and the competence of all project participants, we reached this milestone without further delays.”
- Klaus Horstick, Commercial Director of Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II GmbH & Co. KG.
Back in February, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier was contracted to install the remaining 11 Senvion 6.2M152 turbines on TWB II (out of a total of 32). The related company, Global Wind Service, was already on the project delivering technicians, QA and Site Management for the installation and mechanical completion of all 32 turbines.
Facts about TWB II:
The Trianel wind farm will be equipped with 32 Senvion 6.2M152 wind turbines mounted on monopile foundations. The total wind farm capacity will be 200MW when finished. TWB II is located 45 km off the northern coast of Borkum Island, Germany. Companies involved in the project are EWE AG with a share of 37.5% and a joint venture of the power utility of the city of Zurich with 24.51%. The municipal utilities cooperation Trianel, along with 17 municipal utilities from Germany, holds a share of 37.99%.
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