West of Duddon Sands
389 MW Partial Generation/Under Construction United Kingdom

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Latest Windfarm News
WTG transport and installation deal
Maritime Journal
Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, which holds the licenses and consents to enable it to construct the Dudgeon offshore wind farm, is owned by two Norwegian companies, Statoil and Statkraft, and Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, Masdar. Statoil holds ...
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20/10/2014 15:24:45

Work Starts on Kentish Flats Offshore Extension
Industrialinfo.com (subscription)
GALWAY, IRELAND--October 20, 2014 --Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) Work will start this week on the €207 million ($264 million) extension to the Kentish Flats offshore windfarm in the U.K.. Owner ...
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20/10/2014 13:00:16

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 ...
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20/10/2014 12:25:08

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 ...
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20/10/2014 09:47:59

U.K. Green Investment Bank's Wind Fund Raise 'Going Well'
Bloomberg
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 ...
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20/10/2014 11:30:26

2 Sembcorp Marine subsidiaries awarded contracts worth S$222m
Channel News Asia
One of its units, Sembmarine SLP, has been awarded a contract by Siemens Transmission & Distribution to design and build the offshore substation platform for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. Meanwhile, Sembmarine's other subsidiary Jurong Shipyard ...
Source: news.google.com
20/10/2014 09:32:40

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




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Project Details for West of Duddon Sands
General Information Name West of Duddon Sands correct
Other names West Duddon correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region England, North West correct
Comments The turbine capacity is reduced from the original 500MW due to siting issues (Geology).

Project used the Met mast at Cirrus Shell Flats
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Round (or category) Round 2 correct
Development status Partial Generation/Under Construction correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 389 MW correct
Turbine Model SWT-3.6-120 (Siemens) correct
Turbine Capacity 3.6 MW correct
Number of Turbines 108 correct
Total Turbine Height correct
Hub Height 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) 1600.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Irish Sea (Irish Sea) correct
Centre latitude 53.984° correct
Centre longitude -3.464° correct
Area 67 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 17 m - 21 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 17 m - 24 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 15 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 20.1 km correct
Ports Installation base Belfast, Barrow (construction facility) correct
Ops and maintenance Barrow correct
Grid Converter platforms None correct
Offshore transformers West of Duddon Sands Offshore Substation correct
Grid connection point Heysham correct
Cable landing point Heysham 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 41 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) HVAC correct
Nominal voltage 155 kV correct
Maximum voltage 170 kV correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section Area 1000 mm2 correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth 1-2m m correct
Comments correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables 6 correct
Average length per cable 3 km correct
Comments 2 x 3 phase correct
Array Cables Array cable length 107 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth 1 m 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 253760 correct
CO2 reduced per year 512850 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 11927 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct