AREVA’s Installed Offshore Wind Capacity Reaches 630MW

The erection of 80 AREVA wind turbines was successfully completed at the Global Tech I wind farm with the last rotor star installation finalized on Friday. 

AREVA's Installed Offshore Wind Capacity Reaches 630MW

The commissioning of turbines can begin when the grid connection is available.

AREVA’s 5 Megawatt M5000-116 turbines were manufactured at the Group’s Bremerhaven and Stade sites, in northern Germany.

“The Group’s installed base now reaches 630 MW for offshore wind,” said Arnaud Bellanger, CEO of AREVA Wind. “This solid base founded on a proven technology, along with the creation of our joint-venture announced with GAMESA further consolidates AREVA’s position as a key player on the European offshore wind market.” 

Press release, September 01, 2014; Image: Global Tech I (The Vidar loading AREVA’s wind turbines.)