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November 10, 2021

Beatrice, UK

By Carmen

Beatrice is a 588MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Scotland, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 588 588 Active Scotland, the UK Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm

Description

The project was developed by Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm. SSE Renewables Holdings (UK), Red Rock Power, Equitix and The Renewables Infrastructure Group are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40%, 25%, 17.5% and 17.5% respectively.

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

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 450,000 households. The project cost is $3,417.3m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2018.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Danske Commodities under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years. The contracted capacity is 294MW.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 84 units of SWT-7.0-154 turbines, each with 7MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 15 years.

CS Wind UK has supplied towers for the wind wind power project.

About Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm

Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Limited is a joint venture company of SSE Renewables Limited (SSE), Repsol SA (Repsol) and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP).

The company operates a 588 megawatts (MW) offshore wind project.

Methodology

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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