Alpha Ventus beat forecast in 2012

Alpha Ventus fed almost 270GWh into the grid in 2012

Alpha Ventus fed almost 270GWh into the grid in 2012

Germany’s Alpha Ventus offshore wind laboratory fed almost 270GWh of power into the country’s national grid last year, “exceeding expectations” at operating company Doti with a 15.3% higher output than forecast.

The first quarter of 2013 is on-trend, with the 60MW development – which came on-line 45km off the coast of Borkum in 2010 – having flowed 63GWh ashore.

“After just over two full operating years it is still too early to set a standard and permanently raise yield forecasts for the future. Nonetheless, the good reliable power yield generated by Alpha Ventus shows that power generation from offshore wind farms is on the right way,” says Wilfried Hube, managing director of Doti, the operating consortium set up by EWE, E.ON and Vattenfall Log in to read complete article.

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