- Published: 15 May 2014 15 May 2014
The Gemini consortium has signed all construction, operations and financing contracts with a total construction budget of nearly € 3 billion. With more than 20 parties involved 70 per cent of this budget will be provided on the basis of project financing.
For the Gemini project Siemens will deliver 150 wind turbines with a capacity of 4MW and a rotor diameter of 130 meters each. The wind power plant is to be located in the North Sea, 85 km above the coast of Groningen and will have an installed capacity of 600MW. Siemens has also signed a 15-year service and maintenance agreement for the Gemini project. A helicopter will be available for a project at all times and a specially designed, purpose-built service operation vessel (SOV) will be based at the wind farm. To ensure increased turbine availability, maintenance work can be carried out at almost all times irrespective of the weather conditions or wave height.