Norfolk Boreas is a 1,800MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in North Sea, England, the UK. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Norfolk Boreas and is currently owned by Vattenfall Wind Power with a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 1,500,000 households, to offset 2,300,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project will be spread over an area of 725km² and will be interconnected by 66kV inter-array cable.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

Contractors involved

Norfolk Boreas (Norfolk Boreas Phase I) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SG 14-236 DD turbines. The phase consists of 93 turbines with 15MW nameplate capacity.

Norfolk Boreas (Norfolk Boreas Phase II) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SG 14-236 DD turbines.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the project.

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This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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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.