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November 24, 2021

Westermost Rough, UK

By Carmen

Westermost Rough is a 210MW 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 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in July 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 210 210 Active England, the UK Westermost Rough

Description

The project was developed by Westermost Rough. The project is co-owned by Green Investment Group and Orsted UK, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

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

The project generates 800,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 150,000 households, offsetting 264,429t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $1,350m.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in July 2015.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Good Energy Group under a power purchase agreement for a period of 6 years from 2017. The contracted capacity is 25.2MW.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 35 units of SWT-6.0-154 turbines, each with 6MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2015, 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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