Hywind Scotland Pilot Park is a 30MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Scotland, 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||30||30||–||Active||Scotland, the UK||Hywind (Scotland)|
The project was developed by Hywind (Scotland). Equinor and Masdar Offshore Wind Scotland are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75% and 25% respectively.
The wind turbines in the project are installed on floating foundations. An array of floating spar foundations feature in the project.
The project generates 135,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 20,000 households, offsetting 63,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $225.288m.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2017.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Danske Commodities under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 30MW.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 5 units of SWT-6.0-154 turbines, each with 6MW nameplate capacity.
The wind power project consists of Tubular Steel towers supplied by Navacel Internacional. These towers are around 83m high.
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