Lincs is a 270MW 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in August 2013. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Centrica Energy. Green Investment Group, Octopus Energy and Orsted are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 44%, 31% and 25% 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 200,000 households.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in August 2013.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to British Gas under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years.

Contractors involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 75 units of SWT-3.6-120 turbines, each with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.

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

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About Centrica Energy

Centrica Energy Ltd is a solar and battery storages company. It provides solar, heat pumps, consultancy, low carbon solutions, battery storage solutions, energy efficiency, commercial LED lighting, electric vehicles, combined heat and power, power generation, energy insights solutions, energy markets. The company also provide operations and maintenance, energy financing. The company is headquartered in Windsor, Berkshire, 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.