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November 26, 2021

Kentish Flats 2, UK

By Carmen

Kentish Flats 2 is a 49.5MW 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 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 49.5 49.5 Active England, the UK Vattenfall

Description

The project is developed and owned by Vattenfall. The company has a stake of 100%.

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

The project generates 173,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 35,000 households. The project cost is $237.823m.

The turbines installed on the project are using Tubular Steel towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2015.

Contractors Involved

Vestas Offshore Wind was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 15 units of V112-3.3 MW Offshore turbines, each with 3.3MW nameplate capacity.

ALL NRG and Vestas Wind Systems were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About Vattenfall

Vattenfall AB (Vattenfall) is a state-owned energy company that generates, distributes and sells electricity and heat. The company also conducts the sale of gas and energy trading. Vattenfall generates power through various sources of energy including wind, nuclear, hydro, natural gas, solar, coal, biomass and waste. It produces and distributes district heating and supplies to households and industries in metropolitan areas. In addition, the company provides energy services such as battery storage, network services, charging solutions for electric vehicles, heat pumps, solar panels and smart meters. It serves households, businesses, electricity and gas customers. It has presence in Denmark, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK among others. Vattenfall is headquartered in Solna, Stockholm, Sweden.

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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