Latest event on Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (EOWDC)

J. Murphy & Sons began installing the underground cables in North Lincolnshire.
Dave Maddison, Murphy’s power operations director in the north, said: “We have a specialist team laying over 350,000m of cable, using the most efficient methods as our engineers have carefully pre-planned each stage of the route. We have given full consideration to the environment and agricultural areas and the work has been designed to minimise disruption to local communities”.
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Latest Update: 03 November 2016

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Aberdeen Offshore Wind Ltd
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Main Contractor-EPCI
Boskalis International (S) Pte Ltd
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Owner correct
Project Details for Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (EOWDC) Database in Excel
Name Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (EOWDC) correct
Other names Aberdeen Bay, European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre - EOWDC correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region Scotland, Grampion correct
Comments The MHI Vestas V164-8.0MW turbines will be the first V164 models installed on a jacket foundation and utilising the 'short tower' option. The project will also be the first to validate 66kV technology. correct
Round (or category) correct
Development status Pre-Construction correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project capacity 92.4 MW correct
Turbine model V164-8.0 MW (MHI Vestas Offshore Wind) correct
Turbine capacity 8 MW correct
Number of turbines 11 correct
Total turbine height 191 m correct
Hub height 120.00 m correct
Rotor diameter 164 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Jacket (Suction Bucket) (Three legged jacket with suction anchor foundations. The jacket foundations will weigh between 950-1230t.) correct
10 year mean wind speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Stated project cost GBP(mill) 335.00 correct
Sea name North Sea, Northern North Sea (Cromarty) correct
Centre latitude 57.226° correct
Centre longitude -1.997° correct
Area 19 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 20 m - 30 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 19 m - 32 m correct
Distance from shore (reported) 2.4 km correct
Distance from shore (computed from centre) 2.8 km correct
Installation base Pre-assembly of the turbines will take place in Esbjerg, Denmark. Jackets from Flushing (NL) correct
Ops and maintenance Aberdeen correct
Converter/Collector platforms correct
Offshore transformers None correct
Grid connection point Blackdog, Aberdeenshire correct
Cable landing point Hareburn Terrace correct
Number of export cables 2 correct
Average length per cable 6.5 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 66 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth correct
Comments correct
Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable 0.8 km correct
Comments correct
Array cable length 13 km correct
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Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 66 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments Ten array cables will connect the turbines. correct
Homes powered annually 65443 correct
CO2 reduced per year 132260 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 3076 tonnes correct
Expected life 20.0 years correct
Website Visit correct

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