Beatrice Demonstration

10 MW Fully Commissioned United Kingdom

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Project Details for Beatrice Demonstration
General Information Name Beatrice Demonstration correct
Other names correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region Scotland, Highland correct
Comments correct
Round (or category) Deepwater Demonstration correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 10 MW correct
Turbine Model 5M (Senvion) correct
Turbine Capacity 5.075 MW correct
Number of Turbines 2 correct
Total Turbine Height 170 m correct
Hub Height 107.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 126 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Jacket correct
Windspeed 10 Year Mean Wind Speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated Project Cost EUR(mill) 41.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name North Sea, Northern North Sea (Cromarty) correct
Centre latitude 58.098° correct
Centre longitude -3.078° correct
Area 1 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 45 m - 45 m correct
Depth range stated by developer correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 23 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 24.2 km correct
Ports Installation base Nigg, Cromarty Firth correct
Ops and maintenance Buckie correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms None correct
Offshore transformers None correct
Grid connection point Via existing 33kV cable from Tallsman Beatrice A Platform Complex correct
Cable landing point 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 1.92 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type correct
Section Area 70 mm2 correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth correct
Comments correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable correct
Comments 33kV correct
Array Cables Array cable length 0.97 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth 1 m correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section 70 mm2 correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments 970 m between the turbines and 1920 m from WTG A to the platform. correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 7083 correct
CO2 reduced per year 14314 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 333 tonnes correct
Expected life 5.0 years correct
Other Website Visit correct

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