The construction of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm on a lake has been delayed due to "turbulent weather" and the complex logistics of the project in combination with the coronavirus.

The contractor consortium Zuiderzeewind is now expecting to complete the installation of all 89 Siemens Gamesa SWT-DD-130 4.3MW onshore turbines at the 383MW Wind Farm Fryslân project on the Ijsselmeer artificial lake north of Amsterdam in the third quarter of this year.

The consortium consisting of the turbine manufacturer and Dutch contractor Van Oord after a successful start of turbine installation