EEW wins Belwind 2 order
Nobelwind commissions 51 monopiles for 165MW wind farm
German fabricator EEW has received an order from Belgium developer Nobelwind to manufacture 51 monopiles at the Belwind 2 offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
The foundations will be built in Rostock, Germany from March 2016 and are expected to be completed by August 2016. The wind farm should be operational by December 2017.
EEW is building 50 monopiles and one monopile foundation to support the wind farm substation.
This is the third monopile order that EEW has completed in Belgium having previously worked on Belwind 1 and Northwind.
Belwind 2 will have a capacity of 165MW and is located 47km from the Belgian coast.
Image: Baltic 2 monopile (EnBW)