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November 26, 2021

Barrow, UK

By Carmen

Barrow is a 90MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in Irish Sea, England, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2006.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 90 90 Active England, the UK Barrow Offshore Wind


The project was developed by Barrow Offshore Wind and is currently owned by Orsted with a stake of 100%.

The wind turbines in the project are installed on fixed foundations. An array of monopile foundations feature in the project.

The project generates 305,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households, offsetting 200,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $191.16m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2006.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Ovo Energy under a power purchase agreement from 2021. The contracted capacity is 90MW.

Contractors Involved

KBR and Vestas Celtic Wind Technology were selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 30 units of V90-3.0 MW turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.

KBR and Vestas Wind Systems were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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