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Arklow Bank - phase 2 Offshore Wind Farm

01 Jan 2024: Update August 2023: SSE will need to apply for Maritime Area Consent (MAC) prior to applying for consent. The Maritime Area Regulatory Authority (MARA) is responsible for MAC application assessments but is in the early stages of operations. Therefore the timescale is uncertain. Update 11 May 2023: SSE intends to submit its planning application in 2023, despite not winning capacity in ORESS 1. The developer is to explorer other routes to market. SSE could apply for planning consent, assuming success in the forthcoming ORESS 2 auction.
Location:
Ireland
Status:
Concept/Early Planning
Capacity:
800 MW
4C Offshore | Location Map: Lat(52.798) Lon(-5.948)

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Power & Turbines
Windfarm Capacity
800 MW
Turbine Model
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Other Turbine(s) Used
Min. Turbine Capacity (MW)
Max. Turbine Capacity (MW)
Min. Number of Turbines
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Max. Number of Turbines
Total Turbine Height
Hub Height
Rotor Diameter
Foundation Type
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Foundations on Wind Farm
Foundation Comments

Location & Environment
Sea Name
Irish Sea and St Georges Channel
Latitude
52.798218°
Longitude
Area
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Depth Range (Chart Datum)
Depth Range (Stated by Developer)
Distance from Shore (Developer)
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Distance from Shore (Computed)

Ports
Installation Base
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Ops and Maintenance
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Grid
Number of Offshore Platform(s)
2
Shared Platform Type
Grid Connection Point
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Cable Landing Point

Export Cables (AC & DC)
Number of Export Cables (AC)
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Average Length per Cable (AC)
Additional Requirements (AC)
Nominal Voltage (AC)
Number of Export Cables (DC)
Average Length per Cable (DC)
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Additional Requirements (DC)
Nominal Voltage (DC)

Nominal Voltage
Comments

Onshore Cables
Number of Onshore Cables
6
Average Length per Cable
Comments
Expected Life