RWE secures Greater Gabbard service & maintenance agreement

4C Offshore | Tom Russell
By: 21/06/2022 RWE

RWE Renewables has secured a wind turbine service & maintenance agreement at for the
Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm. The 10 year agreement will commence in early 2023, taking the project through to planned end of life.

The Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm is a joint venture between RWE Renewables (50%) and SSE Renewables (50%) and consists of 140 SWT-3.6-107 Siemens turbines. It is located off the coast of East Anglia and was commissioned in August 2013. With a 504 MW capacity, the project is capable of producing enough renewable energy to supply around 400,000 homes each year.

Thomas Michel, Director of Offshore Wind Operations at RWE Renewables comments on the new contract: "Being selected as service & maintenance provider for Greater Gabbard is testimony to the company’s expertise and experience. This demonstrates RWE as a clear leader in the industry and presents us with a great opportunity to drive performance improvements and synergies across the fleet. We look forward to working with our partner SSE to ensure the site remains successful for the future."

RWE currently operates 17 offshore wind farms in five countries, and is developing and constructing some of the world’s most advanced offshore wind farms. By 2030, as part of its "Growing Green" strategy, RWE intends to triple its global offshore wind capacity from the current 2.4 GW to 8 GW.

For more information on offshore wind farm developments, click here. Alternatively, click here to view 4C Offshore's interactive map.