Sandbank wind farm in Germany officially opens

A 288MW offshore wind farm in Germany has now officially opened. The Sandbank project, which has been developed by Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM), is made up of 72 turbines working together to provide 400,000 German households with renewable energy. The facility, which is located 90 kilometres west of the island of Sylt, was put […]

New 288MW wind project sails ahead of deadline

A new 288MW offshore wind farm in Germany has started to deliver full power to the grid three months early. Vattenfall’s €1.2 billion (£1.02bn) Sandbank project features 72 Siemens wind turbines, each providing 4MW of renewable capacity. The wind farm is expected to produce enough electricity each year to supply around 400,000 German households. Compared to energy produced from the country’s more traditional sources, […]