Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Site is a 41.5MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, England, the UK. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2017. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by EDF Renewables. EDF Renewables and Vantage RE are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.

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

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 34,000 households, offsetting 57,600t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2017.

Contractors involved

Vestas Offshore Wind was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 5 units of V164-8.0 MW Offshore turbines, each with 8.3MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Offshore Wind is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2017, for a period of 15 years.

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About EDF Renewables

EDF Renewables SA (EDF Renewables), a subsidiary of Electricite de France SA, develops, constructs, operates and maintains green electricity power plants in Europe, North America and other regions of the world. The company produces electricity through wind and solar resources. Its business activities include project development, production site construction, development and sale of structured assets, power generation, and operation and maintenance of energy generating facilities. The company develops, constructs and operates renewable energy plants not only for its own operation, but also for third parties. EDF Renewables is headquartered in Paris, France.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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