Green Rigg is a 36MW onshore wind power project. It is located in 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2012. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by EDF Renewables and Wind Prospect Group. China General Nuclear Power and EDF Renewables are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 80% and 20% respectively.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 19,000 households, offsetting 35,005t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2012.

Contractors involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 18 units of V80-2.0 MW turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

EDF Renewables is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

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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.

About Wind Prospect Group

Wind Prospect Group Ltd. (Wind Prospect) is an independent renewable energy company. It develops, constructs and operates onshore and offshore wind farms, providing complete range of services including site identification and feasibility studies, grid connection, environmental assessment, planning, designing, contracts management, project management, on-site monitoring, cost reporting, inspection and commissioning, site management, asset management, technical analysis detailed technical reporting and advisory services. It has operations across the UK, Australia, China, France, Ireland, Philippines, Poland, South Africa and Turkey. Wind Prospect is headquartered in Bristol, the UK.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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