Ormonde
150 MW Fully Commissioned United Kingdom

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A2SEA secures contract to support Dudgeon offshore wind farm in UK
Energy 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." Scheduled to be commissioned by the ...
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20/10/2014 10:24:06

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

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 ...
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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.
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20/10/2014 09:06:33

SMM bags double order
TradeWinds
In a second deal Sembmarine SLP Ltd, which is 70% owned by Sembcorp Marine, has won the contract to design and build the offshore substation platform for the UK's Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. The contract has been granted by Siemens Transmission ...
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20/10/2014 03:39:27

Massachusetts cleantech incubators join forces with OrbisEnergy
Business Weekly
OrbisEnergy and WAB, the Wind Energy Agency for north-west Germany, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a collaborative working relationship for North Sea offshore wind during a visit of a German delegation to the east coast.
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18/10/2014 17:31:01




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Project Details for Ormonde
General Information Name Ormonde correct
Other names correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region England, North West correct
Comments Gas field production licence handed back to DECC as it was not economically viable. correct
Round (or category) Gas-Wind Hybrid correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status The site was officially inaugurated on 19 September 2012. correct
Power & Turbines Notice any Errors? You can keep this an open resource by submitting corrections!
Project Capacity 150 MW correct
Turbine Model 5M (Senvion) correct
Turbine Capacity 5.075 MW correct
Number of Turbines 30 correct
Total Turbine Height 163 m correct
Hub Height 100.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 126 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Jacket 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 EUR(mill) 552.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Irish Sea (Irish Sea) correct
Centre latitude 54.088° correct
Centre longitude -3.437° correct
Area 10 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 17 m - 21 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 17 m - 22 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 9.5 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 12.3 km correct
Ports Installation base Belfast correct
Ops and maintenance Barrow correct
Grid Converter platforms None correct
Offshore transformers Ormonde Substation correct
Grid connection point Heysham correct
Cable landing point North of Heysham Port in Half Moon Bay 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 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 158 MVA correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section Area 800 mm2 correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Number fibre optics 24 correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) 3 m correct
Burial depth 2 m correct
Comments 32m£ have been spent on export cable supply and installation correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables 3 correct
Average length per cable 2.8 km correct
Comments 3 underground single core cables, 132kV, 157MVA. Buried to a depth of 0.9m. correct
Array Cables Array cable length 27 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 150/300/500 mm2 correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics 24 correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments Prysmian 33kV submarine composite cables - (3x 500m2)(3x300m2)(3x150mm2) correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 97851 correct
CO2 reduced per year 197757 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 4599 tonnes correct
Expected life 25.0 years correct
Other Website Visit correct
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