Offshore Wind Energy
 
Offshore Wind Energy

Offshore Wind Energy

Development Rounds

Unlike onshore wind, offshore wind is leased in "rounds" so we know where the projects over the next few years will be. The Rounds to date are shown in the tables below.

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Offshore Wind Project Timelines May 2013 Offshore Wind Project Timelines May 2013

Site Developer MW Capacity Status
Round 1 - 2001  

 

 
Barrow DONG Energy & Centrica

90

Operational
Beatrice Demo SSE Renewables

10

Operational
Blyth E.ON UK Renewables

4

Operational
Burbo Bank DONG Energy

90

Operational
Gunfleet Sands I DONG Energy & Marubeni

108

Operational
Lynn & Inner Dowsing Centrica Renewable Energy Ltd

194

Operational
Kentish Flats Vattenfall

90

Operational
North Hoyle RWE Npower Renewables

60

Operational
Ormonde Vattenfall

150

Operational
Rhyl Flats RWE Npower Renewables

90

Operational
Robin Rigg E.ON UK Renewables

180

Operational
Scroby Sands E.ON UK Renewables

60

Operational
Teesside EdF

62

Operational
Cirrus Array (Shell Flats) N/A

270

Withdrawn
Cromer N/A

108

Withdrawn
Scarweather Sands N/A

108

Withdrawn
       
Site Developer MW Capacity Status
Round 2 - 2002      
Thanet Vattenfall

300

Operational
Walney I DONG Energy / SSE Renewables/ Ampere Equity / PGGM

183.6

Operational
Walney 2 DONG Energy / SSE Renewables/ Ampere Equity / PGGM

183.6

Operational
Greater Gabbard SSE Renewables, RWE Npower Renewables

504

Operational
Gunfleet Sands II DONG Energy & Marubeni 64.8

Operational

Sheringham Shoal Scira Offshore Energy Ltd

317

Operational
Gwynt Y Mor RWE Innogy / SWM / Siemens

576

Under Construction
Lincs Centrica

270

Operational
London Array I DONG Energy / E.On Renewables / Masdar

630

Operational
Humber Gateway E.ON UK Renewables

219

Under Construction
West of Duddon Sands Scottish Power/DONG Energy

389

Operational
Westermost Rough DONG Energy

240

Approved
Dudgeon Statoil & Statkraft

402

Approved
Race Bank DONG Energy

580

Approved
London Array II DONG Energy / E.On Renewables / Masdar

240

Withdrawn
Triton Knoll RWE Npower

600-900

Approved
Docking Shoal Centrica

540

Refused
       
Site Developer MW Capacity Status
Scottish Territorial Waters - 2009      
Beatrice SSE Renewables / SeaEnergy

750

Approved
Neart na Gaoithe Mainstream

450

Approved
Inch Cape Repsol / EDP Renováveis

1050

Approved
Islay SSE Renewables

690

Exclusivity Agreement Awarded
Argyll Array Scottish Power Renewables

1800

Exclusivity Agreement Awarded
       
Site Developer MW Capacity Status
Round 3 - 2010      
Moray Firth Repsol / EDP Renováveis

1116

Approved
Firth of Forth SeaGreen Wind energy Ltd (SSE Renewables, Fluor)

3465

First Phase Approved
Dogger Bank Forewind Consortia (SSE Renewables, RWE Npower Renewables, Statoil and Statkraft)

7200

Two Projects Submitted PINS
Hornsea 1 (Heron & Njord) Smart Wind Consortia (Mainstream Renewable Power, Siemens Project Ventures) and DONG Energy

1200

Submitted PINS
East Anglia East Anglia Offshore Wind Ltd (Scottish Power Renewables and Vattenfall)

7200

First Project Approved
Rampion E.On Climate and Renewables

700

Approved
Navitus Bay  Eneco New Energy and EDF

970

Submitted PINS
Navitus Bay B Eneco New Energy and EDF

630

Submitted PINS
Celtic Array Centrica & DONG Energy

4200

Withdrawn
Atlantic Array

RWE Npower Renewables

1200 Withdrawn
       
Site Developer MW Capacity Status
Round 1 and 2 Extension Sites - 2010      
Galloper (Greater Gabbard Extension) RWE Npower Renewables, SSE Renewables

340

Withdrawn
Kentish Flats 2 Extension Vattenfall

51

Approved
Burbo Bank Extension DONG Energy

256

Approved
Walney III DONG Energy

660

Approved
       
Site Developer MW Capacity Status
Demo sites - 2010      
Gunfleet Sands 3 - Demonstration Project DONG Energy

12

Operational
Methil Offshore Wind Farm Demo site Samsung

7

Operational
European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre Scotland Vattenfall, Technip and AREG

<100

Approved
Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration site NaREC

<100

Approved
       
Site Developer MW Capacity Status
Northern Ireland - 2012  

 

 
First Flight Wind DONG Energy, RES, B9

400

Site Awarded