The Gunfleet Sands 1 and 2 wind farm is situated in the North Sea and was brought online in 2010. . It is run by DONG Energy.
It has been built in around 360 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 173MW and was developed by Development Bank of Japan.
The UK offshore industry is second to none when it comes to development. Unfortunately, the most of the UK projects are built by foreign companies.
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Gunfleet Sands 1 and 2 Fact File
- Capacity: 173MW
- Online: 2010
- Developer:Development Bank of Japan
- Operator: DONG Energy
- Max depth: 360
- Sea: North Sea
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