Latest event on Dogger Bank - Creyke Beck A

Statoil and SSE hosted a 'Meet the Buyer' event on 23rd May in Sedgefield. Dogger Bank has selected a multi-contracting strategy with contract packages suitable for the UK supply chain. The developers have opted for a multi-contracting strategy with EPCI contracts for array, export and onshore cabling, and separate contracts for the manufacture and installation of the turbines, foundations and substations. More than 300 businesses attended the event and a series of one-to-one meetings were held. According to the project team they are taking into consideration businesses’ HSE performance, innovation, technology development, motivation and commitment of their workforces Read more

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Project Details for Dogger Bank - Creyke Beck A
General Information Name Dogger Bank - Creyke Beck A correct
Other names Zone 3, Project One correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region England, North East correct
Comments The consent application submitted for Creyke Beck allows for up to 400 wind turbines in total, therefore currently 200 have been split across the two phases until further information is available.

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.
Round (or category) Round 3 correct
Development status Consent Authorised correct
Power & Turbines Project capacity 1,000 MW - 1,200 MW correct
Turbine model Not Decided correct
Turbine capacity 10 MW correct
Number of turbines 200 correct
Total turbine height correct
Hub height correct
Rotor diameter 215 m correct
Foundation Grounded: (Considering Monopiles, Jackets or GBS) correct
Windspeed 10 year mean wind speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated project cost correct
Location & Environment Sea name North Sea, Southern North Sea (Dogger) correct
Centre latitude 54.769° correct
Centre longitude 1.909° correct
Area 515 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 18 m - 25 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 20 m - 35 m correct
Distance from shore (reported) 131 km correct
Distance from shore (computed from centre) 148.2 km correct
Ports Installation base correct
Ops and maintenance correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms Dogger Bank Creyke Beck A Converter correct
Offshore transformers Dogger Bank Creyke Beck (Tranche A Project 1) Substation 1, Dogger Bank Creyke Beck (Tranche A Project 1) Substation 2, Dogger Bank Creyke Beck (Tranche A Project 1) Substation 3 correct
Grid connection point The converter station would be north of the A1079 between Beverley and Cottingham in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The cable route would then connect to the National Grid at the existing substation at Creyke Beck. correct
Cable landing point Between Barmstone and Ulrome. 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 6 correct
Average length per cable 15.27 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) correct
Nominal voltage 220 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth correct
Comments Dogger Bank will use HVDC to export electricity to the shore along transmission cables. HVAC will be used to connect the collectors with the converter station and also to interconnect the collectors. Cable length and number of cables has been estimated where it is not yet decided by the developer. correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable 32 km correct
Comments 30km of HVDC connection and a further 2km once converted to HVAC. correct
Array Cables Array cable length correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) correct
Nominal voltage correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth 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 correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 849906 correct
CO2 reduced per year 1717661 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 39946 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct

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