The 80 large wind turbines at EnBW Baltic 2 rise high above the waves of the Baltic Sea. The second EnBW wind farm was officially placed into operation on 21 September 2015. The turbines use the powerful and constantly blowing wind to generate electricity for an aggregate of 340,000 households.
Construction diary Baltic 2
11 June 2015
The 80th and final wind turbine was installed on its foundations at around 2:30 p.m., marking the successful completion of all turbines in the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm
24 April 2015
EnBW Baltic 2 feeds the first kilowatt-hours of electricity into the grid. At this point, 58 of the 80 wind turbines have been installed. They will gradually be connected to the grid. Once the entire wind farm is in place, it will have a total output of 288 megawatts and be able to generate electricity for around 340,000 households.
26 January 2015
After around seven months, the main installation work on the foundations in completed. More than 80,000 metric tons of steel were used in the process. Half of the 80 wind turbines have also been fully installed. It takes around 18 hours on average to build a turbine.
31 December 2014
By the end of 2014, work is coming along well at the EnBW Baltic 2 construction site: The OSS substation has been installed, along with 68 foundations. What’s more, 34 wind turbines have been built. A total of 59 stretches of cable have been laid in the wind farms internal cable network.
26 August 2014
Premiere: The first wind turbine for EnBW Baltic 2 is built.