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Name Rampion correct
Other names Hastings, Zone 6 correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region England, South East correct
Comments The maximum number of turbines was reduced from 195 to mitigate visual impacts.

E.ON has opted for "Generator Build" option for the offshore transmission assets. E.ON will employ a multicontract approach rather than turnkey/EPC. Approx 20 ‘main’ Tier 1 contracts, but in practice could be 200+ other ancillary contracts over course of the project construction and operation.

July 2014 The Crown Estate invited all Round 3 developers to revise the terms of their agreement as the projects transition from zone appraisals to project development. This could mean that zone development agreements are replaced with project specific contractural agreements.

Rampion will be part of Ofgem's Tender Round 5, expected to launch later in 2016, with regards to the sale of its offshore transmission assets once constructed.
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Round (or category) Round 3 correct
Development status Under Construction correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project capacity 400.2 MW correct
Turbine model V112-3.45 MW Offshore (MHI Vestas Offshore Wind) correct
Turbine capacity 3.45 MW correct
Number of turbines 116 correct
Total turbine height 140 m correct
Hub height 80.00 m correct
Rotor diameter 112 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Monopile (Each tower weighs approximately 200 tonnes.) correct
10 year mean wind speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Stated project cost EUR(mill) 1900.00 correct
Sea name English Channel (Wight) correct
Centre latitude 50.668° correct
Centre longitude -0.276° correct
Area 79 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 19 m - 39 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 19 m - 40 m correct
Distance from shore (reported) 13 km correct
Distance from shore (computed from centre) 17.2 km correct
Installation base Vlissingen (foundations) correct
Ops and maintenance Newhaven correct
Converter/Collector platforms None correct
Offshore transformers Rampion Substation correct
Grid connection point 400kV new-build substation at Twineham, adjacent to the existing Bolney substation. correct
Cable landing point East Worthing correct
Number of export cables 2 correct
Average length per cable 16.5 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) HVAC correct
Nominal voltage 150 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Al correct
Section area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth 1.5-2.0 m correct
Comments At least 1m burial depth. A total of 2km of spare cable. correct
Number of onshore cables 2 correct
Average length per cable 27 km correct
Comments 150kV correct
Array cable length 142 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth 1.5m m correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section 150 & 400 mm2 correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments 122 array cables correct
Homes powered annually 283444 correct
CO2 reduced per year 572840 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 13322 tonnes correct
Expected life 25.0 years correct
Website https://www.eonenergy.com/About-eon/our-company/generation/planning-for-the-future/wind/offshore/rampion-offshore-wind-farm/project-information correct

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