50Hertz Transmission GmbH

EnBW Baltic 1 wind farm

The EnBW Baltic 1 wind farm is the first German offshore wind farm. It is located approximately 15 kilometres north of the Fischland-Darß-Zingst peninsula. 21 wind turbines yearly generate a total of 185 gigawatt hours, which could supply 50,000 households. The voltage is transformed in the Bentwisch transforming station near Rostock, and connected to the onshore grid by 50Hertz.

Brochure Grid Connection of EnBW Windpark Baltic 1 (german)


Technical figures
Location 15 km north of the Fischland-Darß-Zingst peninsula, with-in the 12-seamile-zone
Operator EnBW Baltic 1 GmbH
Status In operation
Number of turbines 21
Capacity 48,3 MW (21 turbinen per 2,3 MW)
Length (total) ca. 77 km
Length of the cable at sea / land ca. 61 km / 16 km
Connection point at land Substation Bentwisch near Rostock