The London Array is an 870MW offshore wind power project. The project is located in the North Sea, England, UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in several phases. Construction of the project began in 2011 and was then put into commercial operation in April 2013.
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The project was developed by the London Array. RWE Renewables UK, Caisse depot et placement du Quebec, Orsted and Masdar Energy UK currently own the project with a stake of 30%, 25%, 25% and 20% respectively.
The London Array Phase I wind turbines are installed on solid foundations. A number of monopile foundations are included in the phase.
The project cost is $ 2,912 million.
The London Array (London Array Phase II) consists of 166 turbines.
The project is currently active. Construction of the project began in 2011 and was then put into commercial operation in April 2013.
Power purchase agreement
E.ON UK and Statkraft are the buyers of the project.
London Array (London Array Phase I) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-3.6-120 turbines. The phase consists of 175 turbines with 3.6 MW rating plate capacity.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for London Array (London Array Phase I) for a period of 10 years.
About the London Array
London Array Ltd (London Array) is a renewable energy company that offers wind energy services. The company designs, operates and manages wind turbines and construction works. It provides environmental monitoring and survey services, bird populations, fish stocks and seabed fauna and flora. London Array offers services with two offshore substations, onshore substations, offshore cables and operation and maintenance services for wind farms. The company offers services in insulation and waterproofing. The London Array is headquartered in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom.
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