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Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, Greater Wash

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Approximately 35km²

Plant Type

Offshore wind farm


Coast of Norfolk, UK

Estimated Investment


Onshore Installation Start Date


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



AREVA, Nexans, MT Højgaard, Siemens Energy

Onshore Cable Work


Turbine Installation

Master Marine


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


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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