Northwester 2 is a 219MW offshore wind farm located in the North Sea, approximately 52km off the coast of Ostend, Belgium.
It is the seventh wind farm in the North Sea off the Belgian coast located at a water depth of approximately 40m.
Northwester 2, a project company with the right to develop wind farms with a capacity of up to 224MW in the Belgian territorial waters, is the project developer. Parkwind holds a 70% stake in Northwester 2, while Sumitomo Corporation holds the remaining 30%.
The Northwester 2 wind farm comprises 23 MHI Vestas V164 wind turbines with a capacity of 9.5MW each and the capability of powering 9,500 Belgian homes. It is the first wind farm to use Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines, which are the most powerful currently available in the world.
CCL UK provided company representatives and engineers to the project.