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Fabrication Quality Supervision – Hornsea 1 Offshore Wind Farm

A-LEAF supported Ørsted in the period from 2016 – 2018 on the Hornsea 1 Offshore Wind Farm Project, with Quality Supervision on 174 Siemens Gamesa 7 MW Turbines. For this project A-LEAF supplied Quality Inspection Services towards the construction of nacelles at the Siemens production facility in Cuxhaven. Among others, our specialists performed Quality Inspections on all nacelle components, including: Hub, Generator, Front-end and Rear-end.

The developers behind the biggest Offshore Wind Farm to date yet, is a joint venture between Ørsted and Global Infrastructure Partners. Today the first turbines at Hornsea 1 are already commissioned and successfully operating, whereas the Hornsea 1 Offshore Wind Farm when fully operational will produce up to 1218 MW electricity pr. hour.

Services provided for the project:

  • Final walk downs, and register snagging
  • Inspection CTQ points and handling these into control plan document
  • Monitoring/supervising/inspecting components and manufacturing activities
  • Participation in the supplier’s inspection and test activities
  • Monitoring product quality and participate in FAI/FAT activities
  • Follow-up on manufacturing progress
  • Reporting of non-conformities and observations.