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Name Levenmouth demonstration turbine correct
Other names Fife Energy Park, Methil correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region Scotland, Fife correct
Comments The project will also have a temporary met mast for a period of three months.

Consent allows for a personnel bridge connecting between the Fife Energy Park and the turbine tower, construction of an onshore crane pad and control compound plus offshore cabling.

2B Energy originally had this site consented, but have now moved further offshore.

This is a test turbine placed at Mean Low Water Springs (on the lower shoreline), 35 metres offshore from Mean High Water Springs (MHWS).

Hub height up to 110m.
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Round (or category) Demonstrator correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project capacity 7 MW correct
Turbine model S7.0-171 (Samsung Heavy Industries) correct
Turbine capacity 7 MW correct
Number of turbines 1 correct
Total turbine height 195.6 m correct
Hub height 110.00 m correct
Rotor diameter 171.2 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Jacket (Piled) correct
10 year mean wind speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Stated project cost correct
Sea name North Sea, Northern North Sea (Forth) correct
Centre latitude 56.174° correct
Centre longitude -3.019° correct
Area 0 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 5 m - 5 m correct
Depth range stated by developer correct
Distance from shore (reported) 0 km correct
Distance from shore (computed from centre) 0 km correct
Installation base Methil correct
Ops and maintenance Methil correct
Converter/Collector platforms None correct
Offshore transformers None correct
Grid connection point correct
Cable landing point correct
Number of export cables correct
Average length per cable correct
Transmission type (e.g. 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 correct
Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable correct
Comments correct
Array cable length 0 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. 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
Homes powered annually 4958 correct
CO2 reduced per year 10020 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 233 tonnes correct
Expected life 5.0 years correct
Website Visit correct

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