Inner Dowsing
97.2 MW Fully Commissioned United Kingdom

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Latest Windfarm News
Green light for Burbo Bank offshore wind extension
Practical Boat Owner Magazine
The Secretary of State for the Department of Energy & Climate Change has given consent to DONG Energy Burbo Extension Limited for an extension to the existing Burbo Bank offshore wind farm. The development consent order will allow for the provision of ...
Source: news.google.com
02/10/2014 09:37:19

UK windfarm developer deploys lidar system
Optics.org
Inch Cape Offshore is proposing to develop a wind farm on a site in the North Sea around 15 km off the Angus coastline which will cover an area of approximately 150 km2 and will consist of up to 213 turbines. The optical wind monitoring system is designed ...
Source: news.google.com
02/10/2014 09:31:01

Sumitomo buys Belgian wind power stakes
Argus Media
Tokyo, 2 October (Argus) — Japanese trading house Sumitomo has bought stakes in two offshore wind power projects operated by Belgium firm Parkwind, part of its strategy to expand into overseas power assets. Sumitomo bought a 39pc share of the 165MW ...
Source: news.google.com
02/10/2014 08:36:32

Green Light for 250-MW Burbo Bank Windfarm
Industrialinfo.com (subscription)
GALWAY, IRELAND--October 2, 2014 --Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) A 250-megawatt (MW) extension to the Burbo Bank offshore windfarm in the U.K. has received the green light from the Department for ...
Source: news.google.com
02/10/2014 08:24:22

India plans first offshore wind power project
Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy
The Indian Government has signed an agreement with a group of companies to build the nation's first ever offshore wind power project. The 100MW wind farm will be located off the coast of Gujarat and be partly-financed by state subsidies, the Ministry of New ...
Source: news.google.com
01/10/2014 23:33:07

India eyes first offshore wind farm
Business Green
India currently has 22GW of onshore wind power but so far no offshore wind farms. However, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he wants to boost the use of renewable energy to help improve energy security and has already announced major plans for a ...
Source: news.google.com
01/10/2014 23:16:35

India To Build Its First Offshore Wind Farm
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (October 01, 2014, 6:56 PM ET) -- India signed a memorandum of understanding with a consortium of developers that will build the country's first ever offshore wind power plant within the prime minister's home state of Gujarat, India's press ...
Source: news.google.com
01/10/2014 23:01:07

Iberdola launches offshore pile testing campaign for wikinger project
Your Renewable News (press release)
The Wikinger offshore wind farm is being developed by IBERDROLA, off the coast of the island of Rügen where the water depths range between 37 and 43 metres. The project covers an area of roughly 34km², within which 70 turbines and one offshore ...
Source: news.google.com
01/10/2014 14:58:15

Masdar Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co. to buy half of Statoil's shares in Dudgeon ...
eNewsWire (press release)
It has recently been announced by TUjobs.com that Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co.) will buy half of Statoil's shares in Dudgeon offshore wind farm. In June, Statoil, in collaboration with Statkraft, decided to build the offshore wind park, Dudgeon, off the ...
Source: news.google.com
01/10/2014 14:20:33

Smaller-Scale Wind Power Silently Spins Ahead
ecoRI news
By TIM FAULKNER/ecoRI News staff. Wind energy is not popular. Divisive utility-scale wind projects in Falmouth, Fairhaven and Portsmouth, R.I., as well as the protracted fights and acrimony caused by offshore wind farms Cape Wind and Deepwater Wind, ...
Source: news.google.com
01/10/2014 11:57:51




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Developers/Owners/Operators
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Owner correct
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Project Details for Inner Dowsing
General Information Name Inner Dowsing correct
Other names correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region England, East Midlands correct
Comments The cost for both Lynn and Inner Dowsing Projects is "at least 300m GBP". The Oct 2009 equity sale and project finance round values the project at GBP460m in aggregate, or, if split pro-rata by MW, 230m GBP for each of Lynn and Inner Dowsing. correct
Round (or category) Round 1 correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 97.2 MW correct
Turbine Model SWT-3.6-107 (Siemens) correct
Turbine Capacity 3.6 MW correct
Number of Turbines 27 correct
Total Turbine Height 133.5 m correct
Hub Height 80.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 107 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) 150.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name North Sea, Southern North Sea (Humber) correct
Centre latitude 53.191° correct
Centre longitude 0.446° correct
Area 10 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 6 m - 8 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 6 m - 18 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 5 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 6.2 km correct
Ports Installation base Esbjerg (pre-assembly) correct
Ops and maintenance Grimsby correct
Grid Converter platforms None correct
Offshore transformers None correct
Grid connection point Middlemarsh, Skegness correct
Cable landing point Skegness, Lincolnshire 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 3 correct
Average length per cable 6.6 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage 36 kV correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section Area correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth 2 m correct
Comments correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable 5 km correct
Comments 33kV correct
Array Cables Array cable length 16 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 correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 63407 correct
CO2 reduced per year 128147 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 2980 tonnes correct
Expected life 25.0 years correct
Other Website Visit correct