Ofgem awards £308m licence to link wind farm

The company that will own and operate a £308 million transmission link to the Lincs offshore wind farm has been revealed. Ofgem granted the licence to TC Lincs OFTO Limited for the 270MW wind project – located eight kilometres off the coast of Skegness – which will provide enough electricity to power 200,000 homes. It […]

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 […]