DEME installs final monopile for Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm

Installing the last monopile for Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm. Source: DEME.

July 26 (Renewables Now) - DEME Offshore has installed the last of the 28 XXL monopiles for the 257-MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, off the coast of Ruegen in Germany, DEME Group announced on Tuesday.

Using its new floating installation vessel Orion, DEME Offshore has installed the largest monopile foundations ever, weighing over 2,000 tonnes each.

The Arcadis Ost 1 project has been developed by Parkwind with the participation of PMV and OstseeWindEnergie GmbH. The latter is a project company of the three partners Oberhessische Versorgungsbetriebe AG, Stadtwerke Bad Vilbel and WV Energie AG.

The wind farm will consist of 27 units of Vestas V174-9.5 MW wind turbines that are to be erected later this year. The facility is expected to be completed next year.

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