Offshore wind capacity accounted for 0.7% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData, with total recorded offshore wind capacity of 54GW. This is expected to contribute 2.1% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 263GW. Of the total global offshore wind capacity, 20.85% is in the UK. Listed below are the five largest active offshore wind power plants by capacity in the UK, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global offshore wind power segment. Buy the latest offshore wind power plant profiles here.
1. Hornsea Project Two
The Hornsea Project Two is a 1,386MW offshore wind power project located in North Sea, the UK. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 2022. The project was developed by Breesea; Optimus Wind. Orsted own the project. Buy the profile here.
2. Hornsea Project One
The 1,218MW Hornsea Project One offshore wind power project is located in North Sea, the UK. Hornsea 1 has developed the project. It was commissioned in 2019. The project is owned by Global Infrastructure Partners; Greencoat UK Wind; Orsted; Renewables Infrastructure Group. Buy the profile here.
3. Moray Firth East
The Moray Firth East is a 950MW offshore wind project. China Three Gorges; EDP Renovaveis; Engie Renewables; Inpex; KPIC Netherland; Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance owns the project. It was commissioned in 2021. The project was developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm (East). It is located in North Sea, the UK. Buy the profile here.
4. London Array
The London Array offshore wind project with a capacity of 870MW came online in 2013. The project was developed by London Array. Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec; Masdar Energy; Orsted; RWE Renewables have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in North Sea, the UK. Buy the profile here.
5. Triton Knoll
The Triton Knoll has been operating since 2021. The 855MW offshore wind project is located in North Sea, the UK. The project has been developed by Statkraft; Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm. Electric Power Development; RWE Renewables UK Swindon; Kansai Electric Power have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.
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