- Published: 06 July 2015 06 July 2015
Merkur Offshore has signed with respectively Alstom and DEME a binding Turbine Supply Agreement and Balance of Plant Contract for the construction of the Merkur Offshore wind farm, including supply and installation of 66 Alstom Haliade 150-6MW offshore wind turbines.
Additionally, Alstom has signed a long term service and maintenance contract. The turbines will be supplied by Alstom and installed by DEME. The 400MW Merkur Offshore wind farm is located 45 kilometres north of Borkum in the North Sea and will be built and operated by Merkur Offshore. The wind farm project Merkur Offshore has passed all authorisations and has a secured grid connection. The construction will start in 2016 and will be undertaken by GeoSea, member of the DEME Group. The turbines will be manufactured in the new French facilities in Saint-Nazaire.