Lobsters ‘not at risk’ from wind farm operations

The findings of a new study show not only do lobster populations surrounding wind farms remain healthy but suffer no noticeable impacts at all

Good Energy has secured its largest ever clean power deal

The firm will procure renewable energy from a 210MW offshore wind farm owned by Ørsted

Good Energy to buy offshore wind power from DONG

UK green supplier Good Energy has signed a one-year deal to buy electricity from one of DONG Energy’s wind farms. It will purchase 12% of the output from the 210MW Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm in Yorkshire. It generates enough electricity to power more than 26,000 homes. Denmark’s DONG Energy said the deal marks the […]

Ofgem grants licence for £156.7m offshore wind link

Ofgem has granted a licence to own and operate the £156.7 million transmission link to the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. Transmission Capital Partners was chosen by the regulator following a tender process for the 210MW wind farm. It is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 150,000 homes. Bidders competed to become […]

First power generated from 210MW UK wind farm

First power has been generated from the 210MW offshore wind farm being built in the east of England. Electricity from the first turbine in the Westermost Rough project is now being exported to the National Grid, marking a major milestone less than a month after the first 30 turbines were installed. The wind farm will […]

Shortlist for offshore wind farms link revealed

Four sets of investors are through to a shortlist of bidders to build power links from land to two offshore wind farms. The Westermost Rough and Humber Gateway projects are in the North Sea off the coast of Yorkshire. There was “strong competition” to own and operate the £400 million worth of high voltage transmission […]

UK green bank refinances offshore wind farm share

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and Japan’s Marubeni Corporation have refinanced part of their joint 50% share in the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. A consortium of lenders, including Siemens and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, are to invest £370 million in refinancing the project being built off the Yorkshire coast. Developer DONG Energy holds the […]