The converter platform DolWin gamma has been successfully installed in the German EEZ

TenneT and GE have reached a major milestone with the successful installation of the DolWin3 offshore converter station in the south-western German North Sea, approximately 80 kilometers from the shore. The project, awarded to GE as the main contractor by the transmission system operator TenneT, will connect two wind farms, which will be able to supply over one million German households with clean power and will significantly contribute to the energy transition in Germany.

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The converter platform left Warnemünde in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on the 15th of June and underwent a six day journey along the German and Danish coastlines to reach its final destination. Once in position, the team began the installation onto the substructure – called the “jacket”, which was installed in 2016.

DolWin3 is now the tenth out of twelve grid connections to be implemented by the German transmission system operator TenneT and has a capacity of 900 MW. DolWin 3 connects wind parks Merkur Offshore  and Borkum Riffgrund 2 to the onshore grid.

TenneT and GE Grid Solutions are both project partners in the PROMOTioN Project and active within several work packages.

Here you can read the full GE press release

Full story of DolWin gamma installation at GE Reports