- Published: 24 September 2013 24 September 2013
The installation phase of the first Areva M5000 turbines has begun for the German offshore wind farms Global Tech I and Trianel Windpark Borkum in the North Sea.
By 2014, these two parks will host 120 turbines (40 at Trianel Windpark Borkum, 80 at Global Tech I) for an installed capacity of 600MW. The Trianel Windpark Borkum, with a 200MW capacity, is located nearly 45 kilometres off the island of Borkum. The Global Tech 1 park, with a 400 MW capacity, is located at a distance of 110 kilometres from the German coast.