Wind Power

Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 11th March 2013.

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Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Conservative, Pendle

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

Photo of John Hayes John Hayes The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

The Department does not keep records of when individual offshore wind turbines are erected. However we do have details for when offshore wind farms have become complete and become fully operational.

  Wind farm Turbines
2008 Lynn 24
  Inner Dowsing 30
2009 Gunfleet Sands 30
  Rhyl Flats 25
  Gunfleet Sands II 18
  Robin Rigg West 30
2010 Thanet 100
  Robin Rigg East 30
2011 Walney 1 51
2012 Walney 2 51
  Ormonde 30
  Greater Gabbard 140
  Sheringham Shoal 88

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