Saare Wind Energy is developing the Saaremaa offshore wind farm west of the coast of the island Saaremaa in the Estonian [part of] Baltic Sea. The development started in 2015 and the project received the
The Saaremaa site offers an excellent opportunity for the construction of an offshore wind farm because of its location in the Baltic Sea in relation to the main wind direction, the limited water depth and the envisaged offshore wind area as stated in the Marine Spatial Plan.
The aim is to build an offshore wind farm with up to 100 wind turbines with a capacity of up to 1,400 MW. The project also includes the construction of a transmission system with a connection to the Estonian onshore grid.