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List of offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom

 

List of offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom

This is a comprehensive list of operational offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom (within the national maritime boundaries).

This information is gathered from multiple internet sources,[1][2][3] and is current up to January 2014. The name of the wind farm is the name used by the energy company when referring to the farm. It is usually related to the name of the nearest town on shore.

List

The list is sorted alphabetically, but it can be sorted in any way by clicking the symbol <> at the top of each column.

Wind farm County Country Model Unit
Power (MW)
No. of
Units
Total
(MW)
Online Developer Owner /
Operator
Coordinates Refs.
Barrow Cumbria England Vestas V90 3 30 90 2006–07 The Leshy Energy Centrica-DONG Energy /
Barrow Offshore
[4][5]
Beatrice Moray Firth Scotland REpower 5M 5 2 10 2007-07 Scottish & Southern [4][6]
Blyth Offshore Northumberland England Vestas V66 2 2 3.8 2000–12 E.ON Renewables Blyth Offshore Windfarm Ltd /
SKM
[4][7]
Burbo Bank Merseyside England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 25 90 2007–09 DONG Energy DONG Energy (Seascape) [4][8]
Greater Gabbard Suffolk England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 140 504 2012-09 SSE Renewables SSE Renewables [9]
Gunfleet Sands 1 Essex England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 30 108 2010-04 DONG Energy DONG Energy [10]
Gunfleet Sands 2 Essex England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 18 64.8 2010-04 DONG Energy DONG Energy [10]
Kentish Flats Kent England Vestas V90 3 30 90 2005–10 Vattenfall Vattenfall [4][11]
Lincs Lincolnshire England Siemens SWT-3.6 107 3.6 75 270 2013-09 Centrica, Dong Energy, Siemens Dong Energy
London Array Kent England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 175 630 2013-04 DONG Energy DONG Energy, E.ON UK Renewables, Masdar
Lynn & Inner Dowsing Lincolnshire England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 54 194.4 2009-03 Centrica Renewable Energy Ltd Centrica [4][12]
North Hoyle Denbighshire Wales Vestas V80 2 30 60 2003–12 RWE Npower Renewables NWP Offshore Ltd [4][13]
Ormonde Cumbria England REpower 5M 5 30 150 2011-08 Vattenfall Vattenfall [14]
Rhyl Flats Conwy Wales Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 25 90 2009–12 RWE Npower Renewables RWE Npower Renewables [15]
Robin Rigg Cumbria
&
Dumfries and Galloway
England
&
Scotland
Vestas V90 3 60 180 2010-04 E.ON Renewables E.ON Renewables [16]
Scroby Sands Norfolk England Vestas V80 2 30 60 2004-03 E.ON Renewables E.ON Renewables [4][17]
Sheringham Shoal Norfolk England Siemens SWT-3.6 107 3.6 88 317 2012-09 Scira Offshore Statoil 50% & Statkraft 50% [18]
Teesside North Yorkshire England Siemens SWT-2.3 93 2.3 27 62 2013-08 EDF-EN EDF-EN
Thanet Offshore Kent England Vestas V90 3 100 300 2010-09 Vattenfall Vattenfall [19]
Walney Cumbria England Siemens SWT-3.6 107 3.6 102 367 2012-02 Dong Energy and SSE Dong Energy [20]
Totals 1073 3641

See also

Other types of power generation in the United Kingdom

Notes

  1. ^ The Windpower database
  2. ^ Interactive Map of Renewable and Alternative Energy Projects in the UK
  3. ^ OffshoreDevelopment Rounds, RenewableUK
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Operational offshore wind farms in Europe, end 2009 EWEA. Retrieved: 23 October 2010.
  5. ^ Centrica plc – Our businesses – Centrica Energy
  6. ^ SSE – Home
  7. ^ E.ON UK – Blyth
  8. ^ The Burbo Bank project
  9. ^ SSE wind farm Project Website
  10. ^ a b DONG Energy | Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm
  11. ^ [1]
  12. ^ Centrica plc – Our businesses – Centrica Energy
  13. ^ RWE Innogy – North Hoyle Offshore Wind Farm
  14. ^ Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm
  15. ^ RWE Innogy – Rhyl Flats Offshore Wind Farm
  16. ^ E.ON UK – Robin Rigg
  17. ^ E.ON UK – Scroby Sands
  18. ^ SCIRA - Sheringham Shoal
  19. ^ Press & news – Vattenfall UK
  20. ^ DONG Energy and SSE | Walney (UK) Offshore Windfarms Limited

External links

  • 4C Offshore's Global Offshore Wind Farm Map and Database
  • List of United Kingdom Wind Farms, thewindpower.net


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