400 MW offshore wind plant commissioned

Global Tech I Offshore Wind has commissioned a $2bn, 400 MW, wind power plant 180 KM Offshore wind park off the coast of Germany.

The plant features 80 Areva's 5 MW M5000-116 turbines capable of supplying power to around 445,000 average households.

  The project also comprises an offshore substation, which is operated together with the operations control centre in Hamburg's HafenCity to ensure smooth operations.

The project is owned by Stadtwerke München, Entega and Swiss company Axpo and is set to be expressing first power in 2016.

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