Published: 04 July 2022 04 July 2022
Siemens Gamesa and wpd have signed a Master Supply Agreement for the 927MW Gennaker offshore wind power plant. Located a mere 15 km off the German coast, the project is intended to feature 103 Siemens Gamesa Direct Drive offshore wind turbines each with a 167-meter rotor.
With the PowerBoost option engaged, each machine’s capacity can reach up to 9MW, from its nameplate capacity of 8.6MW. A 20-year Service agreement is included in the agreement. Installation of all 103 Siemens Gamesa offshore direct drive machines is expected to be completed in 2026. The agreement remains subject to certain conditions including the confirmation of the grid connection date. This is expected during the second half of calendar year 2023.