Groundbreaking for offshore wind farm Arkona in Baltic Sea
Utility company E.ON and Norwegian Statoil have started construction work on their new offshore wind project near the island of Rügen in the German Baltic Sea. Wind turbine installations will begin in 2017. Once completed in 2019, the wind farm with 60 turbines made by Siemens will have a capacity of 385 megawatts, which can supply 400,000 households, E.ON said in a press release. The investment amounts to 1.2 billion euros.
Read the press release in English here.