Masdar ready with creating offshore UK wind farm
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, popularly known as Masdar, informed that its largest offshore power project in the world would be completed by the end of this year.
The project has been developed by Masdar and Dong Energy and E.ON for producing 630 megawatt wind energy to reduce 925,000 tonnes of CO2 annually.
The project is located around 20 kilometers from the Kent and Essex coasts in 100 square kilometers in Phase I on the Thames Estuary. The firm said, “On-site work is progressing in the Thames Estuary, where 22 of the planned 177 monopile foundations including 175 wind turbines and two offshore substations have been installed to date.”
Frank Wouters, Director of Masdar Power, said that London Array reflects company’s commitment to promote renewable energy and it will contribute to expand wind energy sector of the United Nations.
Abu Dhabi based Masdar is engaged in large scale clean energy initiatives and implementing various projects such as the Shams-One solar power plant in the UAE, the London Array offshore wind farm, Torresol Energy’s Gemasolar, Valle 1& 2 solar power plants in Spain and a wind farm in Seychelles.
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