Beatrice Demo is found in the North Sea and came online in 2007. . It is run by Dong.
It has been built in around 10 metres of water. Most of the UK projects are built in shallow waters with the turbines using monopile foundations.
It has a nameplate capacity of 10MW and was developed by Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE).
Only the German offshore sector comes close to the UK offshore in terms of capacity. Unfortunately, the most of the UK projects are built by foreign companies.
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Beatrice Demo Fact File
- Capacity: 10MW
- Online: 2007
- Developer:Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
- Operator: Dong
- Max depth: 10
- Sea: North Sea
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