How much electricity do the offshore wind farms produce today?

* A: First fully developed offshore wind zone in Belgium (2.2 GW)

* B, C and D: Second offshore wind energy zone, the Princess Elisabeth Zone, where the installation of new wind turbines will double the production capacity to 4.5 GW

Current capacity
0MW - 0.02%

Last update: 03/08/2021 - 06:00

Production right now
  • Current capacity: 0MW
  • 0.02 % of full capacity

Last update: 03/08/2021 - 06:00

Production yesterday
  • Offshore wind production: 1GWh

Last update 03/08/2021 - 06:00

A word of explanation

Belgian offshore wind farms produce electricity more than 90% of the time: the wind turbines turn from a light breeze (2 Beaufort) to a violent storm (11 Beaufort). More than 40% of the wind turbines can continue to produce during heavy storms.

The graph above gives an overview of the monthly offshore electricity production over the last 4 years in megawatt hours (MWh), as well as the production capacity over the last 2 years (MW).

Data source: www.elia.be