Wind power plants on the high seas

Wind power plants on the high seas
Wind power plants on the high seas

EnBW Baltic 1: How a wind farm is constructed on the high seas

Strong teams

Engineers, economists, geologists and logistical experts from around the world are involved in the planning work.
Engineers, economists, geologists and logistical experts from around the world are involved in the planning work.
The wind farm is monitored around the clock by the Barhöft service station.
The wind farm is monitored around the clock by the Barhöft service station.

Safety for people and machinery

Offshore, we need to plan far ahead. We work under extreme conditions: wind and weather, the motion of the sea and ice dictate our work schedule. Our team needs to work very well together because we cannot simply get into a boat and sail out there.

Torsten Richter, Service Manager at Barhöft

The safety measures on the high seas are particularly strict. Before employees are permitted to work at the wind farm, they must complete safety training lasting several days.

Anne Fischer, Subproject Manager for Work Safety

We are venturing into unknown territory. That means it is possible to shape a lot of things yourself as an employee. Therefore, I am certain that I have one of the hundred most interesting jobs in the world.

Sven Kastrau, Project Manger for Electrical Engineering

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