The Riffgat (aka Borkum Riffgat) wind farm can be found in the German North Sea and it was brought online in 2014. Riffgat (aka Borkum Riffgat) is nearest to the area of North-west of Borkum and is operated by EWE.
regarding depths it is situated in waters with a maximum depth of 15 metres. The majority of the German projects are designed in deeper waters with the turbines using jacket or tripod foundations.
It features a nameplate capacity of 113.4MW and was produced by Enova.
The German offshore market is second only to the UK by way of development. This is despite the limited coastline available.
Most of the German projects use Bard or Senvion wind turbines. The sole other is the M5000 developed by Multibrid.
Riffgat (aka Borkum Riffgat) data file
- Capacity: MW
- Online: 2014
- Developer: Enova
- Operator: EWE
- Max depth: 15
- Sea: German North Sea