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Utility Week 9th January 2015

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22 | 9th - 15th January 2015 | utILIty WEEK Operations & Assets High viz Iberdrola has awarded Areva of France a contract valued at around €620 million (£486 million) for the supply of 70 wind turbines for its 350MW Wikinger offshore project under development in the Baltic Sea. Under the terms of the contract, Areva will also provide maintenance services for a five-year period. The facility will be Iberdrola's first offshore windfarm in Germany and its second aer West of Duddon Sands, UK. It is also the first time that the Spanish company will install 5MW turbines in a wind facility. The Wikinger site covers an area of approxi- mately 34km 2 , with water depth ranging between 37m and 43m. Once in operation, the windfarm will produce electricity for around 350,000 Ger- man households. If you have an asset or project you would like to see featured in this slot, email: paul.newton@fav- house.com 5MW turbines for Baltic windfarm

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