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The Walney wind farm successfully restructured its debt to enable access to favourable interest rates in line with current market conditions. Read more

Latest Update: 23 January 2017

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Operator-Offshore Transmission correct
Owner
12.4% stake. A consortium of PGGM and Dutch Ampère Equity Fund, managed by Triodos Investment Management, have entered into an agreement with DONG Energy whereby the consortium acquires a 24.8% stake. DONG Energy will retain a 50.1% stake and SSE will retain the 25.1% stake it acquired from DONG Energy in December 2009.
Update: In December 2012, OPW (the PGGM and Ampere JV) refinances its 24.8% stake. Refinance provided by consortium of five banks providing senior debt of GBP 224m (GBP 45m coming from new UK Green Investment Bank)

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12.4% stake. A consortium of PGGM and Dutch Ampère Equity Fund, managed by Triodos Investment Management, have entered into an agreement with DONG Energy whereby the consortium acquires a 24.8% stake. DONG Energy will retain a 50.1% stake and SSE will retain the 25.1% stake it acquired from DONG Energy in December 2009.
Update: In December 2012, OPW (the PGGM and Ampere JV) refinances its 24.8% stake. Refinance provided by consortium of five banks providing senior debt of GBP 224m (GBP 45m coming from new UK Green Investment Bank)

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Project Details for Walney Phase 1 Database in Excel
Name Walney Phase 1 correct
Other names correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region England, North West correct
Comments Cost is for the two sites (Walney 1 and 2) and excludes cost of connection to grid. The assessed transfer value of the Walney 1 project transmission assets is £105,411,350.

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Round (or category) Round 2 correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project capacity 183.6 MW correct
Turbine model SWT-3.6-107 (Siemens) correct
Turbine capacity 3.6 MW correct
Number of turbines 51 correct
Total turbine height 137 m correct
Hub height 83.50 m correct
Rotor diameter 107 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Monopile correct
10 year mean wind speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Stated project cost GBP(mill) 630.00 correct
Sea name Irish Sea correct
Centre latitude 54.041° correct
Centre longitude -3.514° correct
Area 28 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 19 m - 23 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 19 m - 28 m correct
Distance from shore (reported) 14 km correct
Distance from shore (computed from centre) 19.3 km correct
Installation base Barrow and Mostyn correct
Ops and maintenance Barrow correct
Converter/Collector platforms None correct
Offshore transformers Walney Phase 1 Substation correct
Grid connection point Heysham correct
Cable landing point Heysham correct
Number of export cables 1 correct
Average length per cable 43 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) HVAC correct
Nominal voltage 132 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating 192 MVA correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section area 630 mm2 correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Number fibre optics 48 correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) 3 m correct
Burial depth 2 m correct
Comments Diameter 209mm, non-coilable correct
Number of onshore cables 3 correct
Average length per cable 2.7 km correct
Comments 3 single core, 132kV, 192MVA correct
Array cable length 46 km correct
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Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth 2 m correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section 150/500 mm2 correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics 40 correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments ICC: 3 x 150 mm2, 33 kV + fibre optic cable (16 fibres). PCC: 3 x 500 mm2, 33 kV + fibre optic cable (24 fibres).  correct
Homes powered annually 130036 correct
CO2 reduced per year 262802 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 6112 tonnes correct
Expected life 20.0 years correct
Website Visit correct

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