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November 10, 2021

London Array, UK

By Carmen

London Array is an 870MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, England, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 870 630 Active England, the UK London Array


The project was developed by London Array. RWE Renewables UK, Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, Orsted and Masdar Energy UK are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 30%, 25%, 25% and 20% respectively.

The wind turbines in the London Array Phase I are installed on fixed foundations. An array of monopile foundations feature in the phase.

The project cost is $2,912m.

London Array (London Array Phase II) consists of 166 turbines.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2013.

Power Purchase Agreement

E.ON UK and Statkraft are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

London Array (London Array Phase I) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-3.6-120 turbines. The phase consists of 175 turbines with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the London Array (London Array Phase I) for a period of 10 years.

About London Array

London Array Ltd (London Array) is a renewable energy company that offers wind energy services. The company designs, operates and manages wind energy turbines and building works. It provides environmental monitoring and examining services, bird populations, fish stocks, and the fauna and flora of the seabed. London Array offers services with two offshore substations, onshore substation, offshore cabling, and operation and maintenance services of wind energy farms. The company offers insulation and water attenuation services. London Array is headquartered in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, the UK.


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