The MPI Adventure installed the turbines
By Christopher Hopson in London
Thursday, June 06 2013
The Siemens 2.3MW turbines, some 1.5km off
Redcar’s coast by the French-owned developer, have been installed by the
jack-up MPI Adventure operating out of the nearby port of Hartlepool.
The turbines will be turned on throughout this summer,
after further technical work and testing has been carried out.
transmit the power to a newly constructed substation at Warrenby, near Redcar,
before connecting into the grid at nearby Lackenby.
When operational the 27 turbines will be capable of
generating electricity equivalent to the power consumption of 40,000
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