Latest event on Walney Phase 2

All turbines are back online following the power outage which occurred in mid May at the Walney 2 wind farm (turbines: A14, A16, A17, A20, D17, F15, F14, F13, F10). A power outage is still in force at turbine positions F06, A08, A11 at the Walney 1 wind farm. Read more

Latest Update: 18 June 2018

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Operator-Offshore Transmission correct
Owner correct
Owner
12.4% stake. A consortium of PGGM and Dutch Ampère Equity Fund, managed by Triodos Investment Management, have entered into an agreement with DONG Energy whereby the consortium acquires a 24.8% stake. DONG Energy will retain a 50.1% stake and SSE will retain the 25.1% stake it acquired from DONG Energy in December 2009.
Update: In December 2012, OPW (the PGGM and Ampere JV) refinances its 24.8% stake. Refinance provided by consortium of five banks providing senior debt of GBP 224m (GBP 45m coming from new UK Green Investment Bank)

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12.4% stake. A consortium of PGGM and Dutch Ampère Equity Fund, managed by Triodos Investment Management, have entered into an agreement with DONG Energy whereby the consortium acquires a 24.8% stake. DONG Energy will retain a 50.1% stake and SSE will retain the 25.1% stake it acquired from DONG Energy in December 2009.
Update: In December 2012, OPW (the PGGM and Ampere JV) refinances its 24.8% stake. Refinance provided by consortium of five banks providing senior debt of GBP 224m (GBP 45m coming from new UK Green Investment Bank)

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Project Details for Walney Phase 2
General Information Name Walney Phase 2 correct
Other names correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region England, North West correct
Comments Cost is for the two sites (Walney 1 and 2) and excludes cost of connection to grid. The assessed transfer value of the Walney 1 project transmission assets is £110m.

Project uses the met mast at Cirrus Shell Flats
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Round (or category) Round 2 correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Power & Turbines Project capacity 183.6 MW correct
Turbine model SWT-3.6-120 (Siemens) correct
Turbine capacity 3.6 MW correct
Number of turbines 51 correct
Total turbine height 150.2 m correct
Hub height 90.15 m correct
Rotor diameter 120 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Monopile correct
Windspeed 10 year mean wind speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated project cost GBP(mill) 630.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Irish Sea correct
Centre latitude 54.082° correct
Centre longitude -3.606° correct
Area 45 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 24 m - 30 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 25 m - 30 m correct
Distance from shore (reported) 14 km correct
Distance from shore (computed from centre) 22 km correct
Ports Installation base Barrow and Mostyn correct
Ops and maintenance Barrow correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms None correct
Offshore transformers Walney Phase 2 Substation correct
Grid connection point Cleveleys correct
Cable landing point Stanah/Hillhouse 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 1 correct
Average length per cable 43.7 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) correct
Nominal voltage 132 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type correct
Section area 630 mm2 correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics 48 correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth 2 m correct
Comments Prysmian: 132kV submarine composite cable (630mm2). correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables 3 correct
Average length per cable 5 km correct
Comments 3 single core, 132kV correct
Array Cables Array cable length 52 km correct
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Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage 36 kV correct
Burial depth 2 m correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type correct
Section 150/500 mm2 correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics 48 correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments ICC: 3 x 150 mm2, 33 kV + fibre optic cable (16 fibres). PCC: 3 x 500 mm2, 33 kV + fibre optic cable (24 fibres).  correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 130036 correct
CO2 reduced per year 262802 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 6112 tonnes correct
Expected life 25.0 years correct
Other Website Visit correct

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