Galloper Offshore Wind Farm is owned by RWE Renewables (25%), Siemens’ financing arm, Siemens Financial Services (25%), Equitix (25%), ESB (12.5%) and a fund established by Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Development Bank of Japan (12.5%). RWE Renewables 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.