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Belwind Phase I

  • 55 Vestas V90 turbines
  • Power per turbine: 3 MW
  • Power wind farm: 165 MW
  • Expected annual return: 550,000 MWu
  • Green electricity for 230,000 Belgian households
  • Saved CO2 emissions: 235,000 tonnes
  • Dust emission: zero
  • Emissions of sulphur or other hazardous gases: zero
  • Height above sea level: 117 m
  • Total construction height: 189 m
  • Location: Bligh Bank, 46 km off shore
  • Area: 17 km²
  • Distance between the turbines: 500 – 650 m
  • Sea depth: 20 – 37 m
  • Start of works: September 2009
  • 100 % operational: December 2010
  • Investment: EUR 614 million
  • Development term:  3.5 years
  • Construction phase: 15 months