Preferred bidder announced for Burbo Bank wind link

Ofgem has appointed a preferred bidder to own and operate transmission links at an offshore wind farm in the UK. The energy regulator has decided Diamond Transmission Partners (DTP) should take on the role at the Burbo Bank Extension facility in the Liverpool Bay for the next 20 years. DTP is a consortium made up […]

DONG opens Burbo Bank Extension wind farm

DONG Energy has today officially opened its Burbo Bank Extension wind farm off the coast of Liverpool. The 258MW facility, which is based seven kilometres out to sea, will use the largest and most powerful wind turbines commercially available to supply electricity to around 230,000 homes. Each of the 32 8MW turbines is more powerful […]

DONG Energy sells wind farm stake for £660m

DONG Energy has sold half of its share in an offshore wind farm in the UK for £660 million. Danish pension provider PKA and parent company of LEGO Group KIRKBI now each own a 25% stake in the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project. Located seven kilometres off Liverpool Bay, it will consist of 32 turbines […]