UK’s first offshore wind farm retires

The Blyth Offshore Wind Farm was built in 2000 and has now reached the end of its life

EDF takes on Blyth offshore wind demo

The renewable arm of EDF Energy has bought the rights to develop the Blyth offshore wind demonstration project in Northumberland. It has secured both the seabed rights from the Crown Estate and associated land rights and meteorological data from the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult. Up to 15 turbines could be installed on the site […]

Norway power firm pleased with UK cable pay plan

Norway’s state power grid operator hopes to take advantage of new pay arrangements for a huge underground electricity cable to the UK. The 1400 MW interconnector will stretch more than 700km from Blyth, Northumberland to Kvilldal in south west Norway. It will be owned 50:50 by Norway and the UK’s National Grid and could come […]