Islay
690 MW Dormant United Kingdom

"The 4C database is an incredibly useful tool to help understand the industry, the trends and where to give future focus. The volume of data is impressive and gives a comprehensive view on the entire market."

James Reynolds, Wärtsilä Deutschland GmbH


Latest Windfarm News
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

UK Green Investment Bank's Wind Fund Raise `Going Well'
Businessweek
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 11:30:51

Sembcorp Marine's Subsidiaries secure two contracts totalling S$222 million
Your Industry News (press release)
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
20/10/2014 08:19:24

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

A2SEA signs contract for Dudgeon offshore wind farm
Renewable Energy Magazine (press release)
Danish installation contractor A2SEA will install 67 Siemens 6MW turbines at Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm, located off the coast of the seaside town of Cromer in North Norfolk, using their specialist, purpose-built, offshore installation vessel Sea Installer.
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 09:06:33

A2SEA wins contract to support Dudgeon offshore wind farm in UK
CleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports - Clean Technology 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." The Dudgeon wind farm, which is ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 06:36:19




4C Offshore Ltd. has achieved certification to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards for quality, environmental, and health & safety management.
map not available
Developers/Owners/Operators
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
Power & Turbines Notice any Errors? You can keep this an open resource by submitting corrections!
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 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 450115 correct
CO2 reduced per year 909682 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 21155 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct