Sif Picks euskalforging Flanges for Hohe See Foundations
Spain-based seamless rolled rings manufacturer euskalforging has signed a contract with the Dutch Sif Group to supply 71 flanges for the foundations to be installed on EnBW’s 497MW Hohe See offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.
Under the terms of the contract, euskalforging will fabricate and deliver to Sif Group 71 flanges that will be integrated in the foundations.
The Hohe See wind farm will comprise of 71 Siemens 7MW wind turbines installed on monopile foundations.
The project will see Siemens Wind Power for the first time deliver complete offshore wind power plant solutions. GeoSea is in charge of supplying and installing the foundations, including monopiles and transition pieces.
The monopiles will be produced by Sif. The transition pieces will be produced by Sif in a joint venture with Smulders, whereby Sif will produce the primary steel and Smulders will be responsible for the secondary steel and outfitting of the transition pieces.
The Hohe See wind farm will be located around 90km north of the island of Borkum, covering an area of 42 square kilometres. Commissioning of the wind farm is planned for the third quarter of 2019.