VATTENFALL OBTAINS RIGHTS TO DEVELOP N-66 WIND PROJECT OFFSHORE GERMANY
As part of the tender process for the construction of a large wind farm off the German island of Borkum in the German North Sea coast, Vattenfall has informed German authority that it is exercising right of entry to the project, thereby obtaining the right to develop and construct the wind farm.
The project, also called “Nordlicht II”, will fully developed have an output of 630 MW. In September 2022, Vattenfall exercised its right of entry for another project, located in the same area, the N-7.2 or “Nordlicht I”. With an combined installed capacity of 1.610 GW, the two projects can produce enough electricity corresponding to the yearly consumption of more than 1.7 million German households.
Following a final investment decision by Vattenfall, “Nordlicht I” can be connected to the German electricity grid sometime in 2027 and “Nordlicht II” in 2028.
The project is located 85 kilometres off the island of Borkum on the German North Sea coast.
Vattenfall is a Swedish multinational power company owned by the Swedish state. Beyond Sweden, the company generates power in Denmark, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
(Source: Vattenfall – Image: the shore of the Borkum Island/Germany Travel)