Photo of the Day: Burbo Bank Kit Takes a Dip


DONG Energy has shared a photo showing one of the 32 foundations for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension wind farm being being installed by Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen in the waters of Liverpool Bay.

Svanen completed the foundations installation work last week, and the installation of the wind farm’s offshore cable array is expected to start shortly.

When completed next year, Burbo Bank Extension will be the first large-scale wind farm to deploy the new MHI Vestas 8.0 MW turbine. The first of the wind farm’s 32 turbines will be installed in September.

The Burbo Bank Extension is being developed by Burbo Bank Extension Ltd which is owned by DONG Energy Wind Power (50%), PKA (25%) and Kirkbi A/S (25%).

The wind farm, located 8 kilometres off the coast in Liverpool Bay is an addition to the operational 90MW Burbo Bank.

Image source: DONG Energy