German North Sea offshore wind farms generated 20.2 TWh in 2019, up 21% on the year, system operator Tennet said Monday. December itself set a new monthly record with output averaging 3.5 GW, peaking at 6.1 GW on December 5. Annual output averaged 2.3 GW in 2019, almost doubling since 2016. On Friday the Albatros/Hohe See joint project completed grid connection, having been generating since October. The 610-MW offshore wind farm is Germany’s largest to date. The wind farm, co-owned by EnBW and Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge, is forecast to generate 2.5 TWh a year. North Sea transmission capacity reached 7.1 GW last summer, Tennet said. “With three other offshore grid connections currently being implemented, we will be capable of delivering 10 GW of transmission capacity from the North Sea in 2025 in Germany alone,” […]