In this new facility, the different parts of the nacelle are assembled in separate production lines for the generator, hub and back end. They are then ‘clicked’ together at the end of the assembly lines, after which rotational and system tests are conducted, all indoor in this giant factory.
Ostend (BE) | RENTEL NV reports first shipment of the components to Ostend
Two blade sets and six top towers are the first components that have been shipped with the Rotra Mare from Esbjerg to Ostend. In the coming weeks more components will follow from Aalborg (blades), Esbjerg (blades and towers), Cuxhaven (nacelles) and Vietnam (towers), to create a stock of components of maximum 12 nacelles, 36 tower parts and 36 blades.
SAINT-NAZAIRE (FR) | Rentel NV starts with transport and installation of the offshore transformer substation
This offshore transformer substation is the beating heart of the wind farm. It collects and stabilizes the produced wind energy, transforms the energy to 220 kV high voltage and conducts the electricity to the main land.