Gunfleet Sands

Gunfleet Sands

Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm consists of two phases, Gunfleet Sands 1 with 30 turbines and Gunfleet Sands 2 with 18 turbines. Total capacity of Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm is 172MW corresponding to the consumption of 125,000 British households.

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Development

Development

DONG Energy has been working on wind power for many years, but there is still extensive room for development. Wind turbine size is being regularly enhanced, wind turbines are being installed offshore, and wind turbine locations are being scrutinised in order to optimise wind utilisation - factors that make more stringent demands on both turbines, foundations, access conditions, availability and much more.
 
 

Operation

Operation and maintenance
The wind farm is operated and maintained from the town of Brightlingsea only 35 minutes away by vessel.
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Demonstration Project

Demonstration Project

Read more about the Gunfleet Sands 3 demonstration project.
 
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