Middelgrunden offshore wind farm was initiated in 1996 by a group of wind turbine enthusiasts. In 1997 the Middelgrunden Offshore Wind Turbine Cooperative was founded and reached 8.600 shareholders within 2 years.
In 2001 the world’s first commercial offshore wind farm with twenty 2 MW turbines was a reality and today, it produces 3% of the annual electricity consumption in Copenhagen.
The turbines rises to 102 meters above the water line. The nacelle is located 64 meters above and the rotor diameter is 76 meters. 10 of the wind turbines are owned by Middelgrunden Wind Turbine Cooperative.