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November 30, 2021

Hornsea Project Four, UK

By Carmen

Hornsea Project Four is a 1,000MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in North Sea, England, the UK. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2028.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 1,000 1,000 Announced England, the UK Orsted Hornsea Project Four

Description

The project is being developed by Orsted Hornsea Project Four and is currently owned by Orsted UK.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 1,000,000 households. The project cost is expected to be around $4,658.3m. The project will be spread over an area of 492km². The turbines will be mounted on a fixed type foundation.

The wind power project consists of 180 turbines.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2027. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2028.

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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