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90 MW Fully Commissioned United Kingdom

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Have your say on Bicker Fen substation and its connection to Triton Knoll
Boston Standard
Residents affected by the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm will be able to attend exhibits and ask questions with a series of events starting in Bicker today (Tuesday). RWE Innogy, the company behind the project, will be at Bicker Village Hall, on Cemetery ...
Source: news.google.com
21/10/2014 13:16:03

Sembcorp Marine's subsidiaries secure two contracts
Energy Global
Sembmarine SLP Limited (SLP), which is 70% owned by Sembcorp Marine, has been awarded a contract to design and build the offshore substation platform for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. The contract has been granted by Siemens Transmission ...
Source: news.google.com
21/10/2014 11:16:18

Wind farm to power 35000 Scottish homes
The Planner
The proposed Afton wind farm, which will have a generating capacity of 74 Megawatts (MW) will be developed by E.ON. The announcement comes after four large offshore wind farms in the Forth and Tay region - together able to power 1.6 million of Scottish ...
Source: news.google.com
21/10/2014 09:23:45

Chinese Wind Industry Operation & Maintenance A $3 Billion-A-Year Opportunity
CleanTechnica
A lot of time and metaphorical ink is spent on the installation and operation of renewable energy installations, be they onshore wind or offshore wind or solar, with very little attention paid to the before and after — the investment and maintenance phases, ...
Source: news.google.com
21/10/2014 08:56:10

WTG transport and installation deal
Maritime Journal
Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, which holds the licenses and consents to enable it to construct the Dudgeon offshore wind farm, is owned by two Norwegian companies, Statoil and Statkraft, and Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, Masdar. Statoil holds ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 15:24:45

Investigating The Environmental Impact Of Offshore Wind Farms
CleanTechnica
Despite my well-publicised love for offshore wind farms and wind technology in general, the reality is that pursuing such a technology to the detriment of the environment almost completely undermines the supposed benefits we reap from such renewable ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 12:25:08

U.K. Green Investment Bank's Wind Fund Raise 'Going Well'
Bloomberg
The U.K. Green Investment Bank is set to tie up the first investments in a $1.6 billion fund by the end of March, part of Britain's push to cement its dominance in offshore wind power. The lender has interest from two potential cornerstone investors, each for ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 11:30:26

A2SEA secures contract to support Dudgeon offshore wind farm in UK
Energy Business Review
"We are very pleased to continue our cooperation and partnership with Statoil for installation of turbines, which started on their first offshore wind project Sheringham Shoal, and now continues on the Dudgeon project." Scheduled to be commissioned by the ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 10:24:06

Spotlight shines on the Humber's offshore wind activities
Grimsby Telegraph
CHANGING TIDE: The rapidly changing face of Grimsby Fish Docks, or Port of Grimsby East, where up to 50 boats are now serving the renewable energy industry. Half of the UK's current offshore wind farm construction is taking place out of Grimsby, with ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 09:47:59




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Developers/Owners/Operators
RoleOrganisation 
Developer correct
Main Contractor-EPC
Vestas-KBR Joint Venture
Client: LogIn
correct
Operator correct
Operator-Offshore Transmission correct
Owner correct
Owner correct
Owner-Offshore Transmission
TC Barrow OFTO Ltd (Transmission Capital Limited)
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Project Details for Barrow
General Information Name Barrow correct
Other names correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region England, North West correct
Comments correct
Round (or category) Round 1 correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status Generating since March 2006.

Capex cost excludes OFTO Cost, please see the stakeholder entry for OFTO cost.
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Project Capacity 90 MW correct
Turbine Model V90-3.0 MW Offshore (Vestas) correct
Turbine Capacity 3 MW correct
Number of Turbines 30 correct
Total Turbine Height 120 m correct
Hub Height 75.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 90 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Monopile correct
Windspeed 10 Year Mean Wind Speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Detailed wind speed data 6 hr/day/month historic data
Costs Stated Project Cost GBP(mill) 123.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Irish Sea (Irish Sea) correct
Centre latitude 53.991° correct
Centre longitude -3.295° correct
Area 10 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 12 m - 16 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 15 m - 20 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 7.5 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 12.7 km correct
Ports Installation base Belfast correct
Ops and maintenance Barrow correct
Grid Converter platforms None correct
Offshore transformers Barrow Substation correct
Grid connection point Heysham correct
Cable landing point Heysham correct
Export Cables
Please note that export cables connect the offshore transformer (substation) to either; shore or an offshore HVAC-HVDC converter station for onward transmission via HVDC cabling. Please see the converters page for planned converter stations and transmission cables.

The export cable length does not generally include the onshore component. The exception is when the onshore substation is close to shore.
Number of Export Cables 1 correct
Average length per cable 27 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) HVAC correct
Nominal voltage 132 kV correct
Maximum voltage 145 kV correct
Power rating 100 MVA correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section Area 300 mm2 correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Number fibre optics 24 correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth 3 m correct
Comments 132kV cross-linked 3 core polyethylene (XLPE) correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables 3 correct
Average length per cable 3 km correct
Comments correct
Array Cables Array cable length 25 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage 36 kV correct
Burial depth 1.5 to 2 m correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section 120/300 mm2 correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics 24 correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 58711 correct
CO2 reduced per year 118654 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 2759 tonnes correct
Expected life 20.0 years correct
Other Website Visit correct