Dudgeon offshore wind farm officially open

A 402MW offshore wind farm has officially been opened in the UK. The 67-turbine Dudgeon wind farm off the coast of Norfolk is now delivering power to the UK grid, generating enough electricity for around 410,000 homes. Operator Statoil and partners Masdar and Statkraft said the project’s construction costs have been reduced by more than […]

Last of 67 turbines installed at UK offshore wind farm

The last of the 67 turbines has been installed at Dudgeon offshore wind farm. Located 32 kilometres off the coast of Norfolk, the wind farm has a total capacity of 402MW. It will generate enough power for 410,000 homes when fully operational later this year. Developer Statoil said the project has been completed below the […]

Carillion to supply £30m Dudgeon wind farm cable

UK contractor Carillion has been awarded the contract to supply the onshore cable for a 402MW wind project located off eastern England. The Dudgeon Offshore wind farm, a joint venture between Statoil, Statkraft and Masdar, will generate enough electricity to power more than 400,000 homes every year. Carillion will design, supply and install 288 kilometres […]

Masdar buys UK offshore wind stake for £525m

UAE renewable energy giant Masdar has bought a 35% stake in an offshore wind project in the UK for £525 million. The 402MW Dudgeon wind farm, located off the coast of Norfolk, is expected to produce enough electricity to power more than 400,000 homes. Abu Dhabi based Masdar bought the stake from Norway’s Statoil, which […]

Norwegian firms to start building £1.5bn UK wind farm

Norway’s Statoil and Statkraft have decided to start constructing the Dudgeon wind farm off the coast of Norfolk. The 402MW wind farm is expected to support up to 450 jobs and generate enough electricity to power more than 400,000 homes. Around £1.5 billion is estimated to be invested in the wind farm. It is one […]