RWE Innogy to build 960MW offshore wind farm

The acquisition includes the rights to the offshore wind project North Sea Windpower 3 (NSWP3). Following the acquisition, the wind farm will be renamed Innogy Nordsee.

Innogy Nordsee 1 will have a capacity of 960 megawatts (MW) with between 150 and 180 wind turbines each with a 5 or 6 MW capacity. The wind farm is expected to be completed by 2011, provided approval is received before the end of 2009.

"Some 1,000 MW of wind power on the high seas - that is the largest single project RWE has undert

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