Galloper Wind Farm, UK
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Galloper Wind Farm, UK

By Carmen 23 Nov 2021

Galloper Wind Farm is a 352.8MW 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 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 352.8 352.8 Active England, the UK Galloper Wind Farm

Description

The project was developed by Galloper Wind Farm. The project is currently owned by RWE Renewables UK with a stake of 25%, Siemens with a stake of 25%, Electricity Supply Board with a stake of 12.5%, Sumitomo with a stake of 12.5%, Green Investment Group and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Fund.

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

The project generates 1,576,169.3MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 380,000 households. The project cost is $1,882.74m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2018.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 56 units of SWT-6.0-154 turbines, each with 6.3MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2018, for a period of 15 years.

Methodology

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