FINO1 in the midst of wind turbines
View of the working deck
Approach to the platform
Corrosion protection of the jacket structure

FINO1 - Research Platform in the North and Baltic Seas No. 1


State of data: 20.07.2024 05:2 (UTC)

Wind O 9.0 m/s
Temperature 23.5 °C
Wave height 0.5 m

The research platform FINO1 is located in the immediate vicinity of areas where wind farms are being built or are already in operation. The research funding of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) aims at reducing wind energy costs, economies of scale as well as more reliable operation of wind turbines. With the measurement data collected at FINO1, essentail results are obtained for the optimization of offshore wind farms.

Research at FINO1

Discover current and completed research projects and their results on the FINO1 platform.

Location of the platform

FINO1 is located in the North Sea about 45 kilometers north of Borkum in a water depth of about 30 meters.

About the FINO1 platform

The main function of the platform operator is the secure operation of FINO1 with the maximum degree of availability.