- Published: 24 September 2018 24 September 2018
The Arkona offshore wind farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea has supplied the first electricity into the German electricity grid. The 385MW project, operated by E.ON in partnership with Equinor, can when completed, deliver power to approximately 400.000 German households.
After the first of 60 turbines now being online, further wind turbines will be launched into operation. Arkona is Equinor’s fourth wind farm coming online in Europe since 2012 and supplements the delivery of energy to Germany. The Arkona project is located 35 kilometers northeast of the island of Rügen, Germany. The Arkona project is in the final stage of construction. At this point of time, 44 wind turbines are installed. The aim is that all turbines shall be installed by this year and feed renewable energy into the grid.