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Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, Greater Wash

Output

315MW

Area

Approximately 35km²

Plant Type

Offshore wind farm

Location

Coast of Norfolk, UK

Estimated Investment

Nkr10bn

Onshore Installation Start Date

2009

Start of Operations

August 2011

Project Completion

September 2012

Offshore Installation Start Date

March 2010

Start Installation of Turbines

July 2011

Plant Owner

StatoilHydro and Statkraft

Development Phase Operator

StatoilHydro

Suppliers

AREVA, Nexans, MT Højgaard, Siemens Energy

Onshore Cable Work

Carillion

Turbine Installation

Master Marine

Turbines

88 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.6MW

Turbine Blade Length

52m (170ft)

Turbine Tower Height

Turbine tower height 80m (262ft)

Offshore Substations

Two

Marine Cables

Two 132kV marine cables to come ashore at Weybourne

Underground Cable

21.6km underground cable will connect the wind farm to the national grid at a new substation near Cawston
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