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Dong Energy dismantles Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark
Dong Energy dismantles Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark

Dong Energy dismantles Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark

Dong Energy has actually finished the taking apart procedure of the globe’s very first overseas wind farm, Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark in the south eastern of Denmark which was created back in 1991.

The globe’s initial overseas wind farm was an excellent success, however after greater than 25 years of procedure, the Vindeby wind turbines were put on down, as well as DONG Energy as a result chose to deactivate the wind farm in Denmark In March 2017, professionals started the taking down of the 11 wind turbines. Blades, nacelle as well as tower were taken down and also removed independently by a mobile crane as well as positioned on board a supposed jack-up vessel.

The concrete structures were damaged down on website, generally by hydraulic demolition shears as well as a hydraulic hammer, yet likewise by damaging down the concrete making use of milling devices. The broken-down concrete and also support frameworks were consequently gathered.

The initial taking down of an overseas wind farm.

” This is the very first time we’re taking down an overseas wind farm, yet fortunately, we have actually had the ability to make use of our huge experience from building overseas wind farms and also functioning offshore,” states Leif Winther, Elder Lead Company Programmer in DONG Energy. He proceeds: “Together with the winning service providers, we created the taking down approach and also went into a lengthy procedure with the authorities to acquire all needed licenses.”

Dong Energy takes down Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark

Throughout the taking apart procedure, approximately 20 employees have actually participated in the job, which occurred in durations when the weather condition allowed overseas job. Water midsts of just 2 to 5 metres contributed to the difficult problems, as just a restricted option of vessels had the ability to operate in the location.

Parts reused

All wind turbine elements and also components from the structures were delivered to coast in Nyborg Harbour. The elements will certainly be recycled as long as feasible as extra components for various other wind turbines, while the blades will certainly be recycled in a cutting-edge sound obstacle principle. Before this, nonetheless, several of the blades will certainly enter into a study job at DTU Risø. Parts that are not right away multiple-use have actually been carried to a licensed healing firm.

After having actually created green power for greater than 25 years, the traces of the globe’s initial overseas wind farm, ‘Vindeby’ near Lolland, are currently gone.

” And also the story of the globe’s very first overseas wind farm off Vindeby on Lolland will certainly be maintained for posterity with one wind turbine from Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm entering into the exhibit at the Danish Gallery of Energy in Bjerringbro in Jutland,” claims Leif Winther.

Resource: Business News release

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