Operations and Maintenance

The wind farm will be operational for 20 years. The Operations and Maintenance (O&M) team are based out of Aberdeen Harbour.

During O&M, Vattenfall will be responsible for balance of plant maintenance and logistics along with all the High Voltage works offshore and onshore at Blackdog. MHI Vestas will operate and maintain the turbines for the first 5 years then Vattenfall with assume this responsibility for the remaining 15 years.

At the onshore substation in Blackdog, Aberdeenshire the clean electricity produced by the wind farm is converted from 66kV to 132kV, which is then sent to SSE's substation in Dyce for connection to the National Grid in Kintore.

Last updated: 2018-04-05 14:43