World’s largest offshore wind farm officially opened in the UK

Located off the coast of Cumbria, it cost £1bn to build

First power produced at 659MW UK offshore wind farm

Electricity has been generated for the first time at the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. A total of 40 turbines have been installed so far and power is now being exported to the National Grid. Located off the coast of Cumbria, the wind farm will have a total capacity of 659MW when the rest of […]

Final investment decision for 660MW UK wind farm

A final investment decision has been made for what is claimed will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The 660MW Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm will be located in the Irish Sea, around 19km off the coast of Cumbria. DONG Energy, which is developing the project, said decision on the final investment was made […]

Siemens wins UK offshore wind deal

Engineering giant Siemens has been named the preferred supplier to deliver turbines for an offshore wind farm in the UK. The contract is for DONG Energy’s second phase of the 330MW Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. Siemens will install its 7MW turbines at the wind farm, located around 19 kilometres off the Cumbrian coast. Energy […]