Islay

690 MW Dormant United Kingdom

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Project Details for Islay
General Information Name Islay correct
Other names correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region Scotland, Argyll & Clyde correct
Comments correct
Round (or category) Scottish Territorial Waters 1 correct
Development status Dormant correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 690 MW correct
Turbine Model Not Decided correct
Turbine Capacity 5 MW correct
Number of Turbines 138 correct
Total Turbine Height correct
Hub Height correct
Rotor Diameter correct
Foundation Not Decided 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 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Minches & Western Scotland (Malin) correct
Centre latitude 55.780° correct
Centre longitude -6.767° correct
Area 132 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 23 m - 60 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 30 m - 50 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 13 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 17.9 km correct
Ports Installation base correct
Ops and maintenance correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms correct
Offshore transformers 2 correct
Grid connection point 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 4 correct
Average length per cable 120.25 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) HVAC correct
Nominal voltage 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 Cable length and number of cables has been estimated where it is not yet decided by the developer. correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables 2 correct
Average length per cable 16.4 km correct
Comments correct
Array Cables Array cable length correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 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 correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 488696 correct
CO2 reduced per year 987655 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 22969 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct