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November 26, 2021

Rhyl Flats, UK

By Carmen

Rhyl Flats is a 90MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in Irish Sea, Wales, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 90 90 Active Wales, the UK RWE Renewables UK Swindon

Description

The project was developed by RWE Renewables UK Swindon. RWE Renewables, Green Investment Group and Greencoat UK Wind are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50.1%, 24.95% and 24.95% respectively.

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

The project generates 307,476MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 61,000 households. The project cost is $327.6m.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2009.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 25 units of SWT-3.6-107 turbines, each with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

About RWE Renewables UK Swindon

RWE Renewables UK Swindon Ltd (RWE) formerly known as Innogy Renewables UK Ltd is a renewable energy company that generates electricity from clean energy sources. The company provides services such as onshore wind services, and hydropower services. Its wind services comprise project development, realization of projects, and operation programs. RWE offers hydropower services such as general engineering services, project implementation services and O&M management services. The company has wind energy plants in Germany, the UK, Spain, Poland, Italy and the Netherlands. It has its presence in Italy, France, Portugal and the Czech Republic. RWE is headquartered in Swindon, the UK

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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