REpower Systems has installed the last of 48 turbines at Belgian offshore wind farm Thornton Bank.

The wind farm is operated by Belgian offshore project development company C-Power, in which RWE Innogy is the largest shareholder and EDF also holds a stake.

The latest phase of construction of the sire has seen Repower – which is a subsidiary of Suzlon Group – install 18 of its 6 MW turbines, which gives the wind farm a total output of 325 MW.

Thornton Bank is one of the largest project-financed offshore wind farms in Europe. Eight commercial European banks, the European Investment Bank and the German and Danish export credit agencies have provided approximately €900m in financing and venture capital and the projects the total investment currently amounts to around €1.3bn. 

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