List of offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom

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This is a comprehensive list of operational offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom (within the national maritime boundaries).

This information is gathered from multiple internet sources,[1][2][3] and is current up to January 2014. The name of the wind farm is the name used by the energy company when referring to the farm. It is usually related to the name of the nearest town on shore.

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The list is sorted alphabetically, but it can be sorted in any way by clicking the symbol <> at the top of each column.

Wind farm County Country Model Unit
Power (MW)
No. of
Units
Total
(MW)
Online Developer Owner /
Operator
Coordinates Refs.
Barrow Cumbria England Vestas V90 3 30 90 2006-07 The Leshy Energy Centrica-DONG Energy /
Barrow Offshore
53°59′00″N 03°17′00″W / 53.98333°N 3.28333°W / 53.98333; -3.28333 (Barrow Offshore Wind) [4][5][non-primary source needed]
Beatrice Moray Firth Scotland REpower 5M 5 2 10 2007-07 Scottish & Southern 58°06′20″N 03°05′35″W / 58.10556°N 3.09306°W / 58.10556; -3.09306 (Beatrice Wind Farm) [4][6]
Blyth Offshore Northumberland England Vestas V66 2 2 3.8 2000-12 E.ON Renewables Blyth Offshore Windfarm Ltd /
SKM
55°08′09″N 01°29′25″W / 55.13583°N 1.49028°W / 55.13583; -1.49028 (Blyth Offshore Wind Farm) [4][7]
Burbo Bank Merseyside England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 25 90 2007-09 DONG Energy DONG Energy (Seascape) 53°29′00″N 03°11′00″W / 53.48333°N 3.18333°W / 53.48333; -3.18333 (Burbo Bank Wind Farm) [4][8]
[non-primary source needed]
Greater Gabbard Suffolk England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 140 504 2012-09 SSE Renewables SSE Renewables 51°56′00″N 01°53′00″E / 51.93333°N 1.88333°E / 51.93333; 1.88333 (Greater Gabbard Wind Farm) [9]
Gunfleet Sands 1 Essex England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 30 108 2010-04 DONG Energy DONG Energy 51°43′00″N 01°12′50″E / 51.71667°N 1.21389°E / 51.71667; 1.21389 (Gunfleet Sands 1 Wind Farm) [10]
Gunfleet Sands 2 Essex England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 18 64.8 2010-04 DONG Energy DONG Energy 51°43′01″N 01°12′49″E / 51.71694°N 1.21361°E / 51.71694; 1.21361 (Gunfleet Sands 2 Wind Farm) [10]
Kentish Flats Kent England Vestas V90 3 30 90 2005-10 Vattenfall Vattenfall 51°27′00″N 01°08′10″E / 51.45000°N 1.13611°E / 51.45000; 1.13611 (Kentish Flats Wind Farm) [4][11]
Lincs Lincolnshire England Siemens SWT-3.6 107 3.6 75 270 2013-09 Centrica, Dong Energy, Siemens Dong Energy 53°11′00″N 00°29′00″E / 53.18333°N 0.48333°E / 53.18333; 0.48333 (Lincs Wind Farm) [non-primary source needed]
London Array Kent England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 175 630 2013-04 DONG Energy DONG Energy, E.ON UK Renewables, Masdar 51°38′38″N 01°33′13″E / 51.64389°N 1.55361°E / 51.64389; 1.55361 (London Array) [non-primary source needed]
Lynn & Inner Dowsing Lincolnshire England Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 54 194.4 2009-03 Centrica Renewable Energy Ltd Centrica 53°07′39″N 00°26′10″E / 53.12750°N 0.43611°E / 53.12750; 0.43611 (Lynn and Inner Dowsing Wind Farm) [4][12]
Methil Fife Scotland Samsung 7 MW 7 1 7 2013-10 Samsung, 2-B Energy Samsung, 2-B Energy 56°09′46″N 03°00′32″W / 56.16278°N 3.00889°W / 56.16278; -3.00889 (Methil Offshore Wind Farm) [13]
North Hoyle Denbighshire Wales Vestas V80 2 30 60 2003-12 RWE Npower Renewables NWP Offshore Ltd 53°26′00″N 03°24′00″W / 53.43333°N 3.40000°W / 53.43333; -3.40000 (North Hoyle Wind Farm) [4][14]
Ormonde Cumbria England REpower 5M 5 30 150 2011-08 Vattenfall Vattenfall 54°06′00″N 03°24′00″W / 54.10000°N 3.40000°W / 54.10000; -3.40000 (Ormonde Wind Farm) [15]
Rhyl Flats Conwy Wales Siemens SWT-3.6 3.6 25 90 2009–12 RWE Npower Renewables RWE Npower Renewables 53°22′00″N 03°39′00″W / 53.36667°N 3.65000°W / 53.36667; -3.65000 (Rhyl Flats Wind Farm) [16]
Robin Rigg Cumbria
&
Dumfries and Galloway
England
&
Scotland
Vestas V90 3 60 180 2010-04 E.ON Renewables E.ON Renewables 54°45′00″N 03°41′00″W / 54.75000°N 3.68333°W / 54.75000; -3.68333 (Robin Rigg Wind Farm) [17]
Scroby Sands Norfolk England Vestas V80 2 30 60 2004-03 E.ON Renewables E.ON Renewables 52°38′00″N 01°47′00″E / 52.63333°N 1.78333°E / 52.63333; 1.78333 (Scroby Sands Wind Farm) [4][18]
Sheringham Shoal Norfolk England Siemens SWT-3.6 107 3.6 88 317 2012-09 Scira Offshore Statoil 50% & Statkraft 50% 53°07′00″N 01°08′00″E / 53.11667°N 1.13333°E / 53.11667; 1.13333 (Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm) [19]
Teesside North Yorkshire England Siemens SWT-2.3 93 2.3 27 62 2013-08 EDF-EN EDF-EN 54°38′50″N 01°05′40″W / 54.64722°N 1.09444°W / 54.64722; -1.09444 (Teesside Wind Farm) [non-primary source needed]
Thanet Offshore Kent England Vestas V90 3 100 300 2010-09 Vattenfall Vattenfall 51°26′00″N 01°38′00″E / 51.43333°N 1.63333°E / 51.43333; 1.63333 (Thanet Offshore Wind Farm) [20]
Walney Cumbria England Siemens SWT-3.6 107 3.6 102 367 2012-02 Dong Energy and SSE Dong Energy 54°2′38.4″N 3°31′19.2″W / 54.044000°N 3.522000°W / 54.044000; -3.522000 (Walney Wind Farm) [21]
Totals 1073 3641

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Other types of power generation in the United Kingdom[edit]

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