Global Wind Service wins Fryslân Wind Farm contract

Source: GWS

Global Wind Service (GWS) has been contracted by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the pre-assembly, transport and installation of the 89 wind turbines for the 383 MW Fryslân Wind Farm, which is currently being built in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer.

Siemens Gamesa is one of the partners, together with Van Oord Offshore Wind, in the Zuiderzeewind consortium which is responsible is responsible for the construction of Fryslân Wind Farm. Siemens Gamesa is supplying 89 of its SWT-DD-130, 4.3 MW wind turbines with a tip height of 180 m, blades of 63 m and a rotor diameter of 130 m.

GWS, offering onshore and offshore installation and servicing of wind turbines worldwide, will take care of, among other things, the transport and storage of components, pre-assembly, offshore installation and delivery of lifting equipment.

Pre-assembly will be performed in Amsterdam Alaska Haven and Oude Zeug. The work is expected to start in January 2021. The installation work will start shortly afterwards.

Just before Christmas, Windpark Fryslân reported that the foundation installation work was completed and that the laying of the inter array cables had begun. After completion, the wind farm will be one of the largest wind projects in the Netherlands and the largest wind farm in the world in a lake. Read an interview with EPC Director Joris Hol in the latest editon of Wind Energy Magazine.

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