- Published: 15 December 2016 15 December 2016
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has won the tender process and was awarded the contract for the 370MW Norther offshore wind power plant in Belgium. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will provide 44 x V164-8.4 MW.
The project is owned by Norther N.V. a JV between Elicio and Boreas with three sponsors Elicio N.V. (50%), Eneco (25%) and Mitsubishi Corporation (25%). When commissioned in 2019 the Norther project will be Belgium’s largest wind power plant. The V164-8.0 MW turbines, rated with a capacity of 8MW, have been optimised for the project, utilising a power mode to be able to deliver a maximum output of 8.4MW. Norther is located in the Belgian North Sea, approximately 23 kilometres off the coast of Zeebrugge.