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MPI Adventure scheduled to arrive on site to carry out a component exchange at Turbine position BB32. Work expected to take 36 hours. Read more

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Developer
Ørsted Burbo Extension Holding Ltd. (Ørsted A/S (formerly DONG Energy AS))
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Operator
Ørsted Burbo Extension Holding Ltd. (Ørsted A/S (formerly DONG Energy AS))
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Operator-Offshore Transmission
Ørsted Burbo Extension Holding Ltd. (Ørsted A/S (formerly DONG Energy AS))
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Owner correct
Project Details for Burbo Bank
General Information Name Burbo Bank correct
Other names Crosby Flats correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region England, North West correct
Comments correct
Round (or category) Round 1 correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Power & Turbines Project capacity 90 MW correct
Turbine model SWT-3.6-107 (Siemens) correct
Turbine capacity 3.6 MW correct
Number of turbines 25 correct
Total turbine height 137 m correct
Hub height 83.50 m correct
Rotor diameter 107 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Monopile correct
Windspeed 10 year mean wind speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated project cost EUR(mill) 181.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Irish Sea correct
Centre latitude 53.489° correct
Centre longitude -3.187° correct
Area 10 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 0 m - 5 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 0 m - 8 m correct
Distance from shore (reported) 6.4 km correct
Distance from shore (computed from centre) 8 km correct
Ports Installation base Mostyn correct
Ops and maintenance Liverpool harbour, Seacombe (Future) correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms None correct
Offshore transformers None correct
Grid connection point Wallasey correct
Cable landing point Wallasey 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 3 correct
Average length per cable 8.4 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage 36 kV correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type correct
Section area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth correct
Comments XLPE armoured 36kV 3-core AC cable correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables 3 correct
Average length per cable 3.5 km correct
Comments 33kV correct
Array Cables Array cable length 14.8 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage 36 kV correct
Burial depth up to 3 m correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type correct
Section correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments XLPE(cross-linked polyethylene) armoured 36kV 3-core AC cable correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 63743 correct
CO2 reduced per year 128825 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 2996 tonnes correct
Expected life 20.0 years correct
Other Website Visit correct

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