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Baltic 1


The Baltic 1 grid connection links EnBW's offshore wind farm of the same name to the 50Hertz transmission system and is the first German offshore wind farm (OWF). It is located approximately 15 kilometres north of the Fischland-Darß-Zingst peninsula. 21 wind turbines generate a total of 185 gigawatt hours yearly, which could supply 50,000 households. The voltage is transformed in the Bentwisch substation near Rostock, and connected to the onshore grid by 50Hertz. EnBW Baltic 1 has been operational since 2 May 2011.
Technical specifications
Location of the OWF 15 kilometres to the north of Fischland-Darß-Zingst, inside the 12 nautical mile zone
Route length (total) approx. 77 km
Cable length off/onshore approx. 61 km / 16 km
Onshore connection point​​ 50Hertz Transmission GmbH
OWF operator EnBW Baltic 1 GmbH
OWF / cable status Operational
Number of turbines in OWF 21
OWF capacity 48.3 MW (21 turbines of 2.3 MW each)


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Siegfried Wagner

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Siegfried Wagner
Tel: +49 030 5150-3129
Fax: +49 030 5150-2199
E-Mail: siegfried.wagner@50hertz.com