Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Site is a 41.5MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, England, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2017.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Offshore||41.5||41.5||–||Active||England, the UK||EDF Renewables|
The project was developed by EDF Renewables. EDF Renewables and Tenaga Nasional are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.
The wind turbines in the project are installed on fixed foundations. An array of gravity-monopile foundations feature in the project.
The project supplies enough clean energy to power 34,000 households, offsetting 57,600t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $212.273m.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2017.
Vestas Offshore Wind was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 5 units of V164-8.0 MW Offshore turbines, each with 8.3MW nameplate capacity.
Vestas Offshore Wind is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2017, for a period of 15 years.
About EDF Renewables
EDF Renewables SA (EDF Renewables), a subsidiary of Electricite de France SA, develops, constructs, operates and maintains green electricity power plants in Europe and North America. The company produces electricity through various renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, hydro, and biomass. Its business activities include project development, production site construction, development and sale of structured assets, power generation, and operation and maintenance of energy generating facilities. The company develops, constructs and operates renewable energy plants not only for its own operation, but also for third parties. EDF Renewables has international presence with operations in the US, Mexico, Canada, Spain and other countries such as Europe, South Africa, and India. EDF Renewables is headquartered in Paris, France.
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