Hunterston Test Centre - Siemens 6MW (onshore) Offshore Wind Farm

26 Sep 2019: Update 26/09/19: Controlled demolition of the test wind turbine at Hunterston Construction Yard took place Thursday 26th September. Update (12th September 2019): The final turbine is due to be brought down via controlled explosion, weather permitting, on Thursday 19th September 2019. The site will then be fully decommissioned and handed over to landowner Peel Ports. Testing of the Mitsubishi turbine is scheduled to end in summer 2018, following this, the decommissioning process is set to commence in late summer with the expectation to have this work completed by winter 2018. Plans for the decommissioning of the Siemens’ turbine will be communicated over the coming months.
United Kingdom
6 MW
4C Offshore | Location Map: Lat(55.736) Lon(-4.889)

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Power & Turbines
Windfarm Capacity
6 MW
Turbine Model
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Other Turbine(s) Used
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Foundations on Wind Farm
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Location & Environment
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Export Cables (AC & DC)
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Onshore Cables
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