The Rentel offshore wind farm is a 309 MW offshore wind concession located approximately 34 km from Zeebrugge in the Belgian North Sea. The project was developed by Rentel NV, a consortium of eight Belgian shareholders, including DEME Group, Otary Offshore Energy and Elicio NV and represents a total investment of EUR 1.1 billion.
Rentel wind farm comprises 42 Siemens turbines of 7.35 MW and supplies CO2-friendly electricity to approximately 285,000 households. The wind turbines are installed on monopile foundations and connected through 33 kV inter array cables to an offshore transformer station (OTS). The substation is connected by a 220kV submarine cable to the onshore substation of Stevin in Zeebrugge. Water depths range between 26 m and 36 m below LAT.