Statkraft to run Sheringham Shoal

Sheringham Shoal

Sheringham Shoal

Statkraft is to take sole responsibility for operations and maintenance at the UK’s Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm, as part of a deal with Norwegian co-owner Statoil.

Statkraft will assume full responsibility for running the 317MW wind farm in January next year, taking over from current operating company Scira Offshore Energy – its joint venture with Statoil which owns the plant on a 50/50 basis.

The transfer is part of a deal that will see Statoil take on O&M responsibility at Dudgeon – the up-to-400MW offshore wind farm the Norwegian duo is co-developing 20km away from Sheringham Shoal in the seas off eastern England.

A statement said the division of operation is because both companies want to gain experience as operators Log in to read complete article.

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