SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Elizabeth White, Tom Leyden, Sean Houghton, Glenn Rossman, Ignacio M. Llorente

News Feed Item

EnBW Delays Wind Farm "Hohe See", Windreich AG Benefits With Higher Yields From Wind Farm "Global Tech I"

WOLFSCHLUGEN, Germany, November 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

 

  • EnBW facing difficulties with the grid connection of wind farm "Hohe See"
  • Delays lead to higher returns due to avoidance of wind shadowing effects

Windreich AG's professional project planning is now paying off even further. Wind shadowing effects stemming from the wind farm "Hohe See" belonging to Energie Baden-Württemberg (EnBW) that would affect the wind farm "Global Tech I" (GT I) are absent; wind flow remains laminary and reaches GT I wind turbines unabated. With their GT I project, Windreich AG are about to start generating power for the first time by spring 2013. The wind farm is slated for maximum output by the end of 2013. This is the second positive announcement about GT I during the last two weeks. On 6/11/2012, Handelsblatt reported about the early grid connection of Global Tech I. It can now be considered proven that GT I rightfully ranks first in the list of the best offshore wind farms. Two other Windreich projects, "MEG I" and "Deutsche Bucht", also ranked among the Top Ten.

The EnBW wind farm "Hohe See" with its 500 MW was to be constructed 90 km off Cuxhaven. The giant wind turbines would be partially located within the prevailing wind direction of GT I. However, wind shading effects and therefore lower profits were included in the calculations that served as the basis for the financing of GT I. Due to construction delays of the EnBW wind farm amounting to several years, the absence of wind shading effects causes a 4% increase in return for GT I. Projected electricity sales of €330 million a year will increase by approximately €13 million.

As learned from the test wind farm "Alpha Ventus" that uses the same turbine type, GT I is base-loadable with over 4,500 full load hours and reaches a nominal output of 400 MW with 80 AREVA wind turbines in the 5 MW class. As of the end of 2013, the first Windreich offshore wind farm would provide clean and reliable power for 1 million people while saving 1.5 million tonnes of CO2.

Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. (FH) Willi Balz, founder and sole shareholder of Windreich AG, comments the changed conditions in a differentiated manner: "The construction halts regularly announced by our competitors are bad for the industry. However, Windreich again prove that with precise and provident planning, offshore wind farms can be safely constructed in deep waters and far off the coast where wind conditions are ideal.

Our recipe for success: Begin earlier than others, work faster and more accurately to secure reliable and high

profits! This is how the energy transition works."

Direct link to the Handelsblatt article: http://ots.de/k91Zo

Contact                                

Windreich AG                         
Corporate communications
Christian Adamczyk                    
Telephone: +49-7022-953060                    
Email: [email protected]            

 


More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today Isomorphic Software, the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications, will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Isomorphic Software is the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications. We develop, market, and support the SmartClient & Smart GWT HTML5/Ajax platform, combining the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software ...
ScriptRock makes GuardRail, a DevOps-ready platform for configuration monitoring. Realizing we were spending way too much time digging up, cataloguing, and tracking machine configurations, we began writing our own scripts and tools to handle what is normally an enormous chore. Then we took the concept a step further, giving it a beautiful interface and making it simple enough for our bosses to understand. We named it GuardRail after its function - to allow businesses to move fast and stay sa...
SYS-CON Media announced today that Sematext launched a popular blog feed on DevOps Journal with over 6,000 story reads over the weekend. DevOps Journal is focused on this critical enterprise IT topic in the world of cloud computing. DevOps Journal brings valuable information to DevOps professionals who are transforming the way enterprise IT is done. Sematext is a globally distributed organization that builds innovative Cloud and On Premises solutions for performance monitoring, alerting an...
In high-production environments where release cycles are measured in hours or minutes — not days or weeks — there's little room for mistakes and no room for confusion. Everyone has to understand what's happening, in real time, and have the means to do whatever is necessary to keep applications up and running optimally. DevOps is a high-stakes world, but done well, it delivers the agility and performance to significantly impact business competitiveness.
"Our premise is Docker is not enough. That's not a bad thing - we actually love Docker. At ActiveState all our products are based on open source technology and Docker is an up-and-coming piece of open source technology," explained Bart Copeland, President & CEO of ActiveState Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things one of the hottest topics in tech? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Gray, Director, Embedded and Internet of Things, discussed the underlying factors that are driving the economics of intelligent systems. Discover ...
"BSQUARE is in the business of selling software solutions for smart connected devices. It's obvious that IoT has moved from being a technology to being a fundamental part of business, and in the last 18 months people have said let's figure out how to do it and let's put some focus on it, " explained Dave Wagstaff, VP & Chief Architect, at BSQUARE Corporation, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud strategy and programs. In this Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo (http://www.CloudComputingExpo.com...
Leysin American School is an exclusive, private boarding school located in Leysin, Switzerland. Leysin selected an OpenStack-powered, private cloud as a service to manage multiple applications and provide development environments for students across the institution. Seeking to meet rigid data sovereignty and data integrity requirements while offering flexible, on-demand cloud resources to users, Leysin identified OpenStack as the clear choice to round out the school's cloud strategy. Additional...
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is simplifying the cloud-purchasing experience for its clients, with the launch of Verizon Cloud Marketplace, a key foundational component of the company's robust ecosystem of enterprise-class technologies. The online storefront will initially feature pre-built cloud-based services from AppDynamics, Hitachi Data Systems, Juniper Networks, PfSense and Tervela. Available globally to enterprises using Verizon Cloud, Verizon Cloud Marketplace provides a one-stop shop fo...
SYS-CON Media announced today that Aruna Ravichandran, VP of Marketing, Application Performance Management and DevOps at CA Technologies, has joined DevOps Journal’s authors. DevOps Journal is focused on this critical enterprise IT topic in the world of cloud computing. DevOps Journal brings valuable information to DevOps professionals who are transforming the way enterprise IT is done. Aruna's inaugural article "Four Essential Cultural Hacks for DevOps Newbies" discusses how to demonstrate the...
The move in recent years to cloud computing services and architectures has added significant pace to the application development and deployment environment. When enterprise IT can spin up large computing instances in just minutes, developers can also design and deploy in small time frames that were unimaginable a few years ago. The consequent move toward lean, agile, and fast development leads to the need for the development and operations sides to work very closely together. Thus, DevOps become...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IDenticard will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. IDenticard™ is the security division of Brady Corp (NYSE: BRC), a $1.5 billion manufacturer of identification products. We have small-company values with the strength and stability of a major corporation. IDenticard offers local sales, support and service to our customers across the United States and Canada...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network and cloud communications, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 and S&P 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, p...
SYS-CON Events announced today that AIC, a leading provider of OEM/ODM server and storage solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. AIC is a leading provider of both standard OTS, off-the-shelf, and OEM/ODM server and storage solutions. With expert in-house design capabilities, validation, manufacturing and production, AIC's broad selection of products are highly flexible and are conf...