E.ON’s 219MW Humber Gateway fully energised

E.ON’s Humber Gateway offshore wind farm is fully generating electricity – two months ahead of schedule. The 219MW project, located 8km off the Holderness coast, produced electricity for the first time in February and the final turbine was installed in April. The wind farm has 73 turbines and will provide enough electricity for around 170,000 homes, […]

Shortlist for offshore wind farms link revealed

Four sets of investors are through to a shortlist of bidders to build power links from land to two offshore wind farms. The Westermost Rough and Humber Gateway projects are in the North Sea off the coast of Yorkshire. There was “strong competition” to own and operate the £400 million worth of high voltage transmission […]

First two turbines in at Humber Gateway wind farm

The first two turbines have been installed at a 219MW wind farm located off the coast of Humberside. E.ON’s Humber Gateway wind project will include 73 turbines and will generate enough electricity to power up to 150,000 homes. A new centre in Grimsby that will support the ongoing operation and maintenance of the offshore wind […]

Offshore tenders worth £1.9bn launched today

Ofgem today launched a fresh round of tenders worth around £1.9bn for six offshore wind farm projects. This is the second tender round in the offshore transmission regime, a joint policy initiative between DECC and Ofgem to encourage cost-effective investment in the network links between offshore wind farms and the mainland grid. Companies will be […]