Published: 03 December 2018 03 December 2018
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received the order for the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from customer Seamade NV. It includes supply and commissioning of 58 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a 17-year Service agreement.
The project consists of the two combined sites: Seastar, a 252MW offshore wind power plant with 30 SG 8.0-167 wind turbines and Mermaid, a 235MW offshore wind power plant with 28 SG 8.0-167 wind turbines. SeaMade NV is a partnership formed of the Otary RS NV (70%), Engie Electrabel NV (17.5%) and Eneco Wind Belgium SA (12.5%). Offshore construction is to commence in 2019 and be completed in 2020. SGRE will provide the logistics solution along with remote monitoring and diagnostics for the following 17 years in order to ensure their long-term availability and performance. The 252 MW SeaMade Seastar site is located 40 km off the Belgian coast, and features water depths up to 38 meters. The 235 MW SeaMade Mermaid site is located approximately 54 km off the Belgian coast, and features water depths up to approximately 40 meters.