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November 24, 2021

Robin Rigg, UK

By Carmen

Robin Rigg is an 180MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in Irish Sea, Scotland, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 180 174 Active Scotland, the UK RWE Renewables UK; RWE Renewables UK Robin Rigg East; RWE Renewables UK Robin Rigg West

Description

The project was developed by RWE Renewables UK, RWE Renewables UK Robin Rigg East and RWE Renewables UK Robin Rigg West. The project is currently owned by RWE Renewables UK with a stake of 100%.

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

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 117,000 households, offsetting 230,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2010.

Contractors Involved

MT Hojgaard and Vattenfall were selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 60 units of V90-3.0 MW turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.

About RWE Renewables UK

RWE Renewables UK Ltd (RWE) is a investment company for RWE Group and that provides funding to and selling power that engages with stakeholder groups in a variety of formal and informal settings. RWE is headquartered in Coventry, England, the UK.

About RWE Renewables UK Robin Rigg East

RWE Renewables UK Robin Rigg East Ltd (RWE Renewables UK Robin Rigg East) is specialized in generation, transmission, and/or distribution of electric energy. The company is headquartered in United Kingdom.

About RWE Renewables UK Robin Rigg West

RWE Renewables UK Robin Rigg West Ltd (RWE Renewables UK Robin Rigg West) is specialized in generation, transmission, and/or distribution of electric energy. The company is headquartered in United Kingdom.

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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