European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre

Project Director, Adam Ezzamel presents the Vattenfall UK Wind Portfolio and key project information to the 250 delegates that attended our recent local supply chain event.

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm, is an innovative 11 turbine project facility being developed by Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited (AOWFL).

Located off Aberdeen Bay, the EOWDC will have an installed capacity of up to 100MW, with the potential to produce enough power for 68,000 UK households per annum.*

Vattenfall recently announced their 100% ownership of AOWFL, with AREG continuing to be a supportive partner and friend of the project.

Vattenfall's commitment to invest more than £300million to build what will be Scotland's largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility will help the industry meet its clear objective of reducing the cost of offshore wind production by enabling the test and demonstration of next generation products and services.

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Project Progress

Offshore site investigation work was undertaken in March 2016, in preparation for full construction of the EOWDC, keeping the project on schedule for operations to begin in 2018.

A forward programme for construction – onshore and offshore – will be confirmed later this year.

Supply Chain information can be found here.

*The method for calculating household equivalent statistics can be viewed on the RenewableUK website. 

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Last updated: 2016-08-16 16:13