Oriel is a 375MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in Irish Sea, Louth, Ireland. 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 a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Electricity Supply Board, Oriel Windfarm and Parkwind. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 40%, 35% and 25% respectively.

The project is expected to generate 1,500,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 300,000 households. The project is expected to offset 600,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project will be spread over an area of 28km². The turbines will be mounted on fixed gravity based foundations and will be interconnected by 33kV inter-array cable.

The wind power project consists of 25 turbines, each with 15MW nameplate capacity.

The project will have 150m high towers.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

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About Electricity Supply Board

Electricity Supply Board (ESB) owned by Irish Government, is a diversified and vertically integrated utility that generates, transmits, and distributes and supplies electricity and gas. The company builds, owns, and maintains transmission and distribution networks. It offers meter reading and new connection services. ESB provides engineering, operations and maintenance, and consultancy services; finances, builds and maintains transmission system; and owns and maintains electricity transmission and distribution networks in Northern Ireland. The company also offers technologies and business model development support; operates public charging infrastructure; and services in electro-mobility sectors. It operates across Ireland, the UK and other countries. ESB is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

About Parkwind

Parkwind NV (Parkwind) a wind farms company to create scale and accelerate green energy policies through the development of offshore wind energy projects, which the company learned to do in unique 360° approach. The company is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium.

This content was updated on 25 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.