Rampion, UK
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Rampion, UK

By Carmen 23 Nov 2021

Rampion is a 400.2MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in English Channel, England, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 400.2 400.2 Active England, the UK Rampion Offshore Wind

Description

The project was developed by Rampion Offshore Wind. RWE Renewables UK, Green Investment Group and Enbridge are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50.1%, 25% and 24.9% respectively.

The wind turbines in the project are installed on fixed foundations. An array of monopile foundations feature in the project.

The project generates 1,770,405MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 400,000 households, offsetting 600,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $1,730.01m.

The project has 80m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2018.

Contractors Involved

Vestas Offshore Wind was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 116 units of V112-3.45 MW turbines, each with 3.45MW nameplate capacity.

Methodology

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