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US News New electricity connection in the Baltic Sea connects two wind farms

14:30  20 october  2020
14:30  20 october  2020 Source:   pressfrom.com

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50Hertz connects the second offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea , Baltic II , with the grid. The video explains the challenges.

The foreseen expansion of electricity generation sources in the Baltic countries, according to EU energy trends 2050, will result in fairly low The situation improved with new connections to Finland, Sweden and Poland which raised the interconnectivity of the Baltic States with the EU electricity

Representatives from politics and the energy industry have opened a new electricity connection between Denmark and Germany in the Baltic Sea, which also connects two wind farms.

Ein 50Hertz-Mitarbeiter bei der Einweihung des deutsch-dänischen hybriden Offshore Interkonnektor, in den deutsche und dänische Offshore-Windparks in der Ostsee integriert werden. © Kay Nietfeld / dpa A 50Hertz employee at the inauguration of the German-Danish hybrid offshore interconnector, into which German and Danish offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea are being integrated.

This so-called Combined Grid Solution is intended to significantly increase the capacities for the exchange of electricity between the two countries and to link the European electricity market more closely. The new line is used, on the one hand, to transport the electricity produced by offshore wind farms on land and to exchange electricity between Denmark and Germany.

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This wind farm is positioned in water depths of up to 129m, whereas those fixed to the seabed are generally at depths of up to 50m. Bird charity RSPB Scotland opposed the project, not because it dislikes the technology but because it believes too many offshore turbines in the area have already

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“This is something that will be available for the first time worldwide and certainly not for the last time,” said the head of the East German transmission network operator 50Hertz, Stefan Kapferer, at a ceremony in Berlin. Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier (CDU), Danish Energy Minister Dan Jørgensen and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's Energy Minister Christian Ebene (SPD) also took part in the event.

50Hertz operates the new grid connection together with the Danish transmission system operator Energinet. According to 50Hertz, the project costs 300 million euros and is half financed by the EU. The other half is therefore shared by Energieset and 50Hertz. The German offshore wind farm Baltic 2 and the Danish wind farm Kriegers Fla k , which is currently under construction, are connected - both are only around 25 kilometers apart.

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