Wind Energy Power Plants in Denmark
Bonnerup
Location: Midtjylland
Operator: Bonnerup Havns Vindmollepark I/S
Configuration: 7 X 600 kW
Operation: 1996-1997
WTG supplier: Micon

Photograph courtesy of NEG Micon
Posted 2 Aug 2002

Brande
Location: Syddanmark
Operator: Siemens Energy
Configuration: 1 X 3 MW
Operation: 2009
WTG supplier: SWP
Quick facts: This is the first prototype of the SWT-3.0-101 DD direct-drive wind turbine. The gearless machine has a rotor diameter of 101m, a compact synchronous generator with permanent magnets, and about half the parts of a conventional geared WTG.

Photograph courtesy of Siemens
Posted 4 Dec 2009

Gammel Vraa Enge
Location: Nordjylland
Operator: Green Power Partners K/S
Configuration: 13 X 750 kW
Operation: 2000
WTG supplier: Micon

Photograph courtesy of Elsam A/S
Posted 13 Aug 2004

Holsted
Location: Syddanmark
Operator: Holsted Wind Park
Configuration: 7 X 600 kW
Operation: 1996-1997
WTG supplier: Micon

Photograph courtesy of NEG Micon
Posted 2 Aug 2002

Hovsøre
Location: Vestjylland
Operator: Siemens Wind Power
Configuration: 1 X 6-MW
Operation: 2011
WTG supplier: Siemens
Quick facts: This is the first prototype of the 6-MW, SWT-6.0-120 machine with direct drive technology. It was developed primarily for offshore installations. The nacelle and rotor weigh together less than 350t. Operations began in Jun 2011.

Photograph courtesy of Siemens
Posted 12 Jun 2011

Klim Fjordholme
Location: Nordjylland
Operator: Dong Energy A/S
Configuration: 35 X 600 kW V44
Operation: 1996-1997 (ret)
WTG supplier: Vestas

Photograph courtesy of Elsam A/S
Posted 3 Jan 2004

Korsnakke
Location: Sjelland (ST)
Operator: Hofor A/S
Configuration: 6 X 3.45-MW V117
Operation: 2017
WTG supplier: Vestas
Quick facts: These WTGs are installed over a 326m span in Stensgard and Frederiksdal. The blades ar e57m long.

Photograph courtesy of Hofor A/S
Posted 2 Jul 2017

Lindbjerg
Location: Midtjylland
Operator: Lindbjerg Wind Park
Configuration: 7 X 600 kW
Operation: 1996-1997
WTG supplier: Micon

Photograph courtesy of NEG Micon
Posted 20 Mar 2004

Norrekaer Enge
Location: Nordjylland
Operator: Vattenfall Wind
Configuration: 13 X 2.3-MW SWT-2.3-93.5
Operation:2009
WTG supplier: SWP
Quick facts: This WPP replaced 77 small WTGs, many of which were donated and re-located to Cuba.

Photograph courtesy of Vattenfall
Posted 6 Nov 2016

Odum
Location: Midtjylland
Operator: Odum Wind Park
Configuration: ??
Operation: ??
WTG supplier: Micon

Photograph courtesy of NEG Micon
Posted 20 Mar 2004

Osterild SWT-8
Location: Nordjylland
Operator: Siemens
Configuration: 1 X 8-MW SWT-80-154
Operation: 2017
WTG supplier: Siemens
Quick facts: This is the launch example of the Siemens 8-MW, direct-drive WTG, an upgrade to the previous 7-MW machine. The 8-MW turbine was installed at the Osterild test center at the end of Jan 2017 on a steel tower with a hub height of 120m.

Photograph courtesy of Siemens
Posted 5 Feb 2017

Rejsby-Hede
Location: Syddanmark
Operator: Vattenfall WInd
Configuration: 40 X 600 kW NTK1500
Operation: 1995
WTG supplier: Micon

Photograph courtesy of Elsam A/S
Posted 3 Jan 2004

Stenbaken
Location: Hovedstaden
Operator: Stenbaken Wind Park
Configuration: 7 X 750-kW NM48
Operation: 1997 WTG supplier: Micon

Photograph courtesy of NEG Micon
Posted 20 Mar 2004

Syltholm
Location: Sjelland
Operator: SEAS Distribution AMBA
Configuration: 35 X 750 kW NM45
Operation: 1998
WTG supplier: Micon

Photograph courtesy of NEG Micon
Posted 20 Mar 2004

Tjaereborg
Location: Syddanmark
Operator: Vattenfall Wind
Configuration: 17 MW
Operation:1996-2001
WTG supplier: Vestas, Bonus, Micon
Quick facts: This WPP Is 10km south of Esbjerg on the west coast of Denmark. The new plant is near the first WTG ever built in the area . This was in operation from 1987 to 2001 when it was decommissioned after 46,000hrs of operation. jThe current wind farm has eight wind turbines varying from 1 to 2.75 MW. The hub height of the various turbines ranges from 50 to 60m, with blade spans of 54 to 80m.

Photograph courtesy of Vattenfall
Posted 19 Oct 2016

 
Tvindkraft
Location: Vestjysk
Operator: Tvindkraft
Configuration: 1 X 1.725 MW
Operation: 1978
WTG supplier: Tvindkraft
Quick facts: This 53m tall machine was built over a 2yr, 10mo period by a group of local teachers with numerous volunteers. It began operating on 26 Mar 1978. For many years, Tvindkraft was the largest operating WTG in the world. By yearend 2014, it had 150,540 operating hours. The main tower was assembled from an oil tanker propeller shaft scrapped in Rotterdam. The ASEA generator dates to 1954. Effective capacity is 900 kW.The equipment remains largely as installed.

Photograph courtesy of Tvindkraft
Posted 5 Aug 2009

Uhre
Location: Midtjylland
Operator: Uhre Vindmollelaug
Configuration: 3 X 1.3-MW SWT 62
Operation: 2000
WTG supplier: Bonus

Photograph courtesy of Siemens
Posted 12 Feb 2008

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 02-Jul-2017

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