Sofia Offshore Wind Farm is a 1,400MW 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 under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Forewind and Sofia Offshore Wind Farm. The project is currently owned by RWE Renewables UK Swindon with a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to generate 5,400,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 1,200,000 households. The project is expected to offset 2,500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $4,000m. The project will be spread over an area of 593km². The turbines will be mounted on fixed monopile foundations and will be interconnected by 66kV inter-array cable.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to EDF Energy UK under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years.

Contractors involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 100 units of SG 14-222 DD turbines, each with 14MW nameplate capacity.

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

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About Forewind

Forewind Ltd (Forewind) is a renewable energy company that develops and operates offshore wind farms. The company offers offshore project delivery and development, construction, and asset management and operations. Its offshore wind farms include wind turbines, offshore substations, export cables, onshore converter stations, and others. Forewind operates various offshore wind energy projects such as Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, Dogger Bank Teesside, Dogger Bank Teesside A & B, and Dogger Bank Teesside C & D. The company serves the wind energy sector in the UK. Forewind is headquartered in London, the UK.

About Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (Sofia Offshore Wind Farm) is a designer, developer and manufacturer of wind turbines. It designs, develops and manufactures wind power turbines. The company is headquartered in United Kingdom.


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