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Southwest Lamma Channel is a 150MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in South China Sea, Hong Kong. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by The Hongkong Electric. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to generate 400,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 120,000 households. The project is expected to offset 284,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project will be spread over an area of 6km². The turbines will be mounted on fixed monopile foundations.

The wind power project consists of 13 turbines.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

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About The Hongkong Electric

The Hong Kong Electric Co Ltd (HK Electric), a subsidiary of HK Electric Investments Limited is an electric utility. The company produces electricity from gas, coal, wind and solar sources. It operates power generation plants; and transmits electricity through a network of underground and submarine cables; and switching stations and substations. The company generates electricity at Lamma Power Station (LPS), a coal and gas-fired power station at Po Lo Tsui in Lamma Island. It serves commercial, residential and industrial customers in Hong Kong and Lamma Island. HK Electric is headquartered in Hong Kong.

This content was updated on 10 November 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.