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November 26, 2021

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre, UK

By Carmen

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre is a 93.2MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in North Sea, Scotland, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 93.2 93.2 Active Scotland, the UK Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm

Description

The project was developed by Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm and is currently owned by Vattenfall Wind Power with a stake of 100%.

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

The project generates 312,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households, offsetting 134,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $365.517m.

The turbines installed on the The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre Phase I), are using Tubular Steel towers.

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The turbines installed on the The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre Phase II), are using Tubular Steel towers.

Development Status

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

Contractors Involved

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre Phase I) is equipped with Vestas Offshore Wind V164-8.0 MW Offshore turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 8.8MW nameplate capacity.

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre Phase II) is equipped with Vestas Offshore Wind V164-8.0 MW Offshore turbines. The phase consists of 9 turbines with 8.4MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Offshore Wind is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 5 years.

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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