Turbine installation complete at 630MW London Array

The last turbine has been installed at the UK’s 630MW London Array offshore wind farm.

The addition of the 175th machine leaves the project’s first phase on course to be fully operational by spring next year, says the wind farm's developer.

Fifty five of the Siemens 3.6MW turbines are already grid-connected in the Thames Estuary near London.

After beginning in January, the final stage of turbine installation was completed by MPI Discovery and A2SEA’s Sea Worker and Sea Jack.

London Array is owned by consortium partners Dong Energy (50%), E.ON (30%) and Masdar (20%).

Benj Sykes, head of Dong’s UK Wind business, says: "The London Array Log in to read complete article.

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