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Galloper offshore wind farm | RWE
Galloper offshore wind farm | RWE

Offshore wind farm

Galloper

Galloper Offshore Wind Farm is a 353MW wind farm project, located approximately 30km off the coast of Suffolk.

The 353 megawatt wind farm officially opened in September 2018. Each year Galloper’s 56 turbines generate enough green electricity to power the equivalent of more than 380,000 homes. 

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Facts and figures

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Siemens 6.3 MW turbines

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off the Suffolk coast at the closest point

Capacity to power 00

average UK households

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green energy generated

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water depth

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length in buried subsea export cables

Galloper Offshore Wind Farm is owned by a consortium led by Macquarie Asset Management (25%), RWE Renewables (25%), Siemens’ financing arm, Siemens Financial Services (25%), ESB (12.5%) and a fund established by Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Development Bank of Japan (12.5%). RWE Renewables has led the development and construction of Galloper Offshore Wind Farm and its ongoing operation on behalf of the project partners.

Construction of Galloper Offshore Wind Farm started with onshore works in late 2015 with offshore construction getting underway in the summer of 2016.  First power was generated by the wind farm in November 2017 and it became fully operational in March 2018. A 60-strong team operates and maintains the wind farm from a state-of-the-art, purpose-built Operations & Maintenance facility in Harwich International Port on the Essex coast.

You can find more information on Galloper Offshore Wind Farm on the website.

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