DONG Energy and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) jointly announced that Global Infrastructure Partners III (GIP III), a fund managed by GIP, has entered into an agreement to acquire a 50% stake in the Borkum Riffgrund 2 Offshore Wind Farm project from DONG Energy for a total consideration of approximately EUR 1,170 million.
Borkum Riffgrund 2 is a 450MW offshore wind project in the German North Sea, currently being constructed by DONG Energy. DONG Energy will provide a full-scope EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract for the construction of the project. In addition, DONG Energy will provide operation and maintenance services and a route to market for the power production.
The transaction is subject to approval by the competition authorities and is expected to be completed before year end.
The offshore substation jacket for Borkum Riffgrund 2 leaving the Schiedam harbour in the Netherlands.