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November 22, 2021

Sheringham Shoal, UK

By Carmen

Sheringham Shoal is a 316.8MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, England, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 316.8 316.8 Active England, the UK Scira Offshore Energy


The project was developed by Scira Offshore Energy. Equinor, Equitix, Green Investment Group and The Renewables Infrastructure Group are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40%, 25.3%, 20% and 14.7% respectively.

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

The project generates 1,100,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 220,000 households, offsetting 500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $1,700m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2012.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Danske Commodities under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years from 2019. The contracted capacity is 126MW.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 88 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 for a period of 5 years.

About Scira Offshore Energy

Scira Offshore Energy Ltd (Scira Offshore Energy) is a renewable energy company that develops and provides wind energy equipment and related services. The company’s products include offshore substations, vessels, cables, foundations, turbines, and others. Its wind farm comprise two offshore substations, turbines, and submarine export cables. Scira Offshore Energy offers services such as construction, operation, installation, and maintenance services. The company’s project contractors comprise infield cables and submarine export cables, electrical system infrastructure, turbine supply, WTG installation, onshore cables EPCI, and offshore foundations. Its wind farms consist of turbines, offshore substations and submarine cables. Scira Offshore Energy is headquartered in Walsingham, the UK.


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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