29 Oct 2021: 5/31/2022: Blue Gem Wind and Simply Blue Group has recently deployed a floating LiDAR system to the Valorous project site to continue an offshore metocean campaign in the Celtic Sea.  Update 21/4/2022: The recovery of the capsized Floating LiDAR System (including the mooring and clump weight), located within the proposed Valorous Floating Offshore Wind Farm (FLOW) project site, was successfully undertaken in January 2022. The Floating LiDAR will now be redeployed at the location below, with the works expected to take place between the 25 – 29 April 2022. • 51°20'38.44" N, 005°40'42.85" W 31/1/2022: An attempt to recover the capsized Floating LiDAR System, located within the proposed Valorous Floating Offshore Wind Farm project site, is expected to be undertaken between the 13 - 16 January 2022. However, this is weather permitting. 10/29/2021: An attempt to recover the capsized Floating LiDAR System, located within the proposed Valorous Floating Offshore Wind Farm (FLOW) project site, was unsuccessful. The capsized Floating LiDAR is still connected to the mooring system and remains in place at its deployment location (51°20.659’ N, 005°40.694’ W). Update 11th October: The works are expected to take place between the 15 October – 29 October. A LiDAR is being deployed at Valorous between October 4th - 10th and will remain there for 12 months.
Location:
United Kingdom
Status:
Concept/Early Planning
Capacity:
300 MW
4C Offshore | Location Map: Lat(51.337) Lon(-5.672)

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Power & Turbines
Windfarm Capacity
300 MW
Turbine Model
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Location & Environment
Sea Name
Celtic Sea
Latitude
51.337283°
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