Riffgat, Germany

Situated 15 km northwest of the German island of Borkum, Riffgat is the first commercial offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. It consists of 30 wind turbines with a total capacity of 108 megawatts: enough to provide clean, sustainable energy for around 120,000 households.The export cable route runs from the wind farm, past Borkum, through the Osterems (the eastern estuary of the River Ems), and to the landing point on the German mainland at Pilsum. It comprises a total 48 km of 155 kV cable in 5 sections, connected together with 4 offshore joints.

NKT provided a complete turnkey solution for the entire export cable project that encompassed everything from planning to material production, installation and testing.

51 km

155 kV export cable

2011 - 2014

TenneT Offshore GmbH

German island of Borkum

 

 

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