Lincs
270 MW Fully Commissioned United Kingdom

"We are using the reports extensively and have built an updated business plan."

Haico Halbesma, Oceanteam Shipping


Latest Windfarm News
Orbis cements German link
reNews
UK-based innovation centre OrbisEnergy has signed a memorandum of understanding with German wind energy agency WAB for collaborative working on North Sea offshore projects. The agreement was signed during a visit by an 11-strong delegation from ...
Source: news.google.com
19/09/2014 15:28:28

Swire jack-up joins Gemini squad
reNews
Swire Blue Ocean has signed a deal to provide an installation vessel for Van Oord at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm off the Netherlands. The company operates Pacific Orca and Pacific Osprey (pictured) and will help tackle the 150 foundations and ...
Source: news.google.com
19/09/2014 14:16:33

More British wind energy capacity online
UPI.com
The U.K. Green Investment Bank in March acquired a 10 percent stake in the Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm from Germany's RWE Innogy for $360 million. That project is the largest offshore wind farm under construction in Europe, with more than 500 MW of ...
Source: news.google.com
19/09/2014 11:12:07

OCEANTEAM SHIPPING ASA - RENTOCEAN SELECTED BY VAN OORD TO ...
Your Renewable News (press release)
The turntable and additional equipment will be used for storage of cables at Eemshaven, The Netherlands for the Gemini Offshore Wind Farm. This will be one of the largest wind farms in the world in terms of size and production. It will be built in the Dutch part ...
Source: news.google.com
18/09/2014 10:13:24

Global Offshore Wind Market To Reach 40 GW By 2020
CleanTechnica
Offshore wind power is increasingly being explored for its high yield, due to stronger and more consistent winds compared to onshore, and the scope that this provides for the construction of large-scale projects,” said Swati Singh, GlobalData's Analyst ...
Source: news.google.com
18/09/2014 16:41:35

Swedish steel for floating platforms
SteelGuru
Swedish steel specialist SSAB is entering into an agreement with Hexicon AB to develop far off shore wind farm platforms. The combined technology will offer advantages within the market for renewable energy. A first demonstration unit is planned for ...
Source: news.google.com
19/09/2014 05:25:04

Vattenfall to shut offshore plant
Recharge
The plant has been owned by Vattenfall since 2006 and was its first offshore park in Sweden. "Vattenfall invests in wind power wherever it is profitable. So we have chosen to decommission this wind farm prematurely and restore the sea bed and ground ...
Source: news.google.com
18/09/2014 16:08:44

Availon GmbH launches energy management business
Renewable Energy Focus
Availon Energy Management, or AEM, primarily focuses on the calibration and optimisation of wind forecasts, which are in part based on the specific features of the respective wind farms. The standardisation of communications between all areas makes it ...
Source: news.google.com
18/09/2014 15:31:56

Renewable energy company vow to restore land in Bicker Fen cable laying plan
Boston Target
A renewable energy company is making moves to address concerns over a bid to lay 40 miles of cable connecting an offshore wind farm to the National Grid. The 60m wide and 40 mile long strip of land to lay the cable for connecting Triton Knoll to the grid is ...
Source: news.google.com
18/09/2014 06:18:50

Vattenfall to scrap Yttre Stengrund
reNews
Vattenfall has abandoned plans to repower its 10MW Yttre Stengrund offshore wind farm in the Kalmar Sound, Sweden. The company told local media in its home country that it is planning to decommission the project, which was broung online in 2001 and ...
Source: news.google.com
18/09/2014 17:30:53




4C Offshore Ltd. has achieved certification to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards for quality, environmental, and health & safety management.
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Developers/Owners/Operators
RoleOrganisation 
Developer correct
Developer correct
Operator correct
Owner
25% Stakeholder after purchasing 50% holding in wind farm with partner DONG Energy, from Centrica. "Lincs Renewable Energy Holdings Limited" set up by DONG and Siemens for stake joint holding.
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Owner correct
Owner correct
Owner-Offshore Transmission
TC Lincs OFTO Ltd (Transmission Capital Limited)
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Project Details for Lincs
General Information Name Lincs correct
Other names correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region England, East Midlands correct
Comments Hub height is estimated after turbine model upgrade

Estimated that 25% of the stated CAPEX cost is for transformer and export cabling. Of the £1bn, £425 is in non-recourse project financing, with the remainder provided by the developers.
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Round (or category) Round 2 correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status See events table for latest status correct
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Project Capacity 270 MW correct
Turbine Model SWT-3.6-120 (Siemens) correct
Turbine Capacity 3.6 MW correct
Number of Turbines 75 correct
Total Turbine Height 160 m correct
Hub Height 100.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 120 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) 1000.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name North Sea, Southern North Sea (Humber) correct
Centre latitude 53.191° correct
Centre longitude 0.491° correct
Area 41 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 8 m - 16 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 10 m - 15 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 8 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 9.1 km correct
Ports Installation base Port of Esbjerg Great Yarmouth (for monopiles and transition pieces) correct
Ops and maintenance Grimsby (commissioning managed from Grimsby and Sutton Bridge) correct
Grid Converter platforms None correct
Offshore transformers Lincs Substation correct
Grid connection point Walpole correct
Cable landing point Sutton Bridge 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 2 correct
Average length per cable 47.5 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) HVAC correct
Nominal voltage 132 kV correct
Maximum voltage 145 kV correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section Area 630 mm2 correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Number fibre optics 84 correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth 1 to 3, 5 at certain locations m correct
Comments A chain trencher was used to install across 8km of intertidal sands correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable 12 km correct
Comments 132kV correct
Array Cables Array cable length 85.3 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section 185 (64 km)/630 (20.5 km) mm2 correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments 64km of 3core 185mm² and 20.5km of 3 core 630mm² correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 176132 correct
CO2 reduced per year 355963 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 8278 tonnes correct
Expected life 20.0 years correct
Other Website Visit correct
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