DONG Energy signs contract for delivery of wind turbines for DONG Energy A/S
Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm Skærbæk
DONG Energy and Siemens Wind Power have signed a contract for the delivery www.dongenergy.com
of 30 wind turbines for Gunfleet Sands in England. CVR -nr. 36 21 37 28
The 30 wind turbines, which will be erected seven kilometers from England’s
east coast at the mouth of the Thames, are Siemens 3.6MW wind turbines. With
these new 30 wind turbines, the total capacity of the offshore wind farm will be
108MW. Construction is expected to start at the beginning of 2009 and the farm
to be fully operational by the end of 2009. 19 April 2007
Per Holmgård, Senior Vice President in DONG Energy Renewables, says about
“With the signing of the final contract, we have reached a significant milestone.
This really gets the project going”.
Gunfleet Sands is DONG Energy’s third English offshore project after Barrow,
which is already in operation, and Burbo Banks which is expected to be
completed during 2007.
The investment costs for constructing the offshore wind farm, including the 30
Siemens wind turbines, are approx GBP 200 million.
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Our business is based on procuring, producing, distributing, trading and selling energy and related products
in Northern Europe. We employ approx. 4,500 people and generate DKK 36 billion in revenue.