Horns Rev 3 

Horns Rev 3 is a 400MW offshore wind farm situated 25-40km off the west coast of Denmark by Swedish state-owned energy company, Vattenfall Vindkraft. The wind farm supplies power to approximately 450,000 Danish households.

Horns Rev 3 is Denmark’s biggest offshore wind farm and was commissioned in 2018. The renewable power project is also anticipated to produce the world’s cheapest offshore wind power.

The wind farm will be equipped with 49 V164- 8MW turbines from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. The turbines will comprise of 80m-long blades weighing 35t each and covering a swept area of 21.12m². The 105m-high turbines will have a height of 187m to blade tip. The nacelle of the turbine will be 20m-long, 8m-wide and 8m-high, and will weigh approximately 390t.

Offshore Fibre Solutions involvement was to terminate and test the fibre optic component of the array cables on the turbines and offshore substation.

 

For any technical enquiries, questions or commendations, please call Mike Moss on +44 7557 914 104, or Dave Saxby on +44 7866 683 149.

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