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Wind Power: Seas and Oceans

Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 28th April 2011.

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Photo of Lindsay Roy Lindsay Roy Labour, Glenrothes

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many offshore wind turbines became operational in UK waters in each of the last five years.

Photo of Charles Hendry Charles Hendry The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

11 offshore wind farms have become fully operational in UK waters since January 2006. This has led to the installation of 344 turbines with a total installed capacity of 1127MW.

By year, this equates to:

Turbines MW
2006 30 90
2007 27 100
2008 54 194
2009 103 353
2010 130 390

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