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Ocean Breeze


Bard Offshore 1 has reached the mark of 3 TWh of generated electricity as first German offshore wind farm

Our trackrecord

more than 3.7 TWh of produced electricity

Trackrecord until December 2016


BARD Offshore 1 was supported by the European Commission within the scope of the European Energy Programme for Recovery (EEPR).


Ideal location in the German North Sea

The offshore wind farm BO1 is located approx. 100 km north of the isle of Borkum in the German North Sea and comprises an area of approx. 59 square kilometres.


Chronology – from the first prototype to a powerful offshore power plant

März 2004
filing the application for erection of the wind farm

start of production of rotor blades and nacelle

April 2007
receipt of the building permission

December 2007
onshore erection of the first BARD 5.0 prototypes

October 2008
start of production of the tripile foundations

April 2010
commencement in the offshore panel

December 2010
first power input

April 2013
completion of erection of all 80 wind turbine generators

December 2013
handover of the wind farm to its owner Ocean Breeze Energy GmbH & Co. KG

October 2015
2TWh produced electricity

May 2016
3TWh produced electricity


Further information


Our technology
Turbine technology BARD 5.0


The unique habitat North Sea needs to be protected during construction and operation of the wind farm


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