Hornsea Project One is a 1,218MW 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 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2019. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Hornsea 1. Orsted, Global Infrastructure Partners, Greencoat UK Wind and The Renewables Infrastructure Group are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50%, 29.7%, 12.5% and 7.8% respectively.

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

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 1,000,000 households.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2019.

Contractors involved

Orsted was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 174 units of SWT-7.0-154 turbines, each with 7MW nameplate capacity.

Orsted is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

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About Hornsea 1

Hornsea 1 Ltd is a renewable energy company which is engaged in the production of electric power using wind energy power plants. The company is headquartered in London, England, the UK.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.