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E.ON

E.ON

E.ON is a major player in the development, construction and operation of offshore wind farms and currently operates three active wind farms.  Two are located in the North Sea (Blyth and Scroby Sands) and one the Solway Firth (Robin Rigg).  E.ON is developing sites in the outer Humber Estuary (Humber) and off the south coast near Newhaven (Rampion).  There is a further met mast operational in Cardiff Bay (Scarweather Sands).

Blyth

Renewable Energy Asset Name:Blyth
Location:Blyth
Landing Point of Export Cable:Blyth
Distance From Shore (Miles):0.5 mile
Construction Start Date:2000
Commissioned Date:2000 (recommissioned 2009)
Number of Turbines/Devices:2 turbines
Size of Area Taken Up (KM2):0.08 sq. km
Total Capacity:4 MW
Granted Safety Zones Surrounding Structures?[No]
Size of Granted Safety Zones(Metres):N/A
Emergency Contact+44(0)845 3014711

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Robin Rigg

Renewable Energy Asset Name:Robin Rigg Offshore Windfarm
Location:Solway Firth, Scotland
Landing Point of Export Cable:Flimby, Cumbria
Distance From Shore (Miles):8 miles
Construction Start Date:December 2007
Commissioned Date:April 2010
Number of Turbines/Devices:60 turbines and 1 offshore substation
Size of Area Taken Up (KM2):Approx 15 sq km
Total Capacity:180 MW
Granted Safety Zones Surrounding Structures?Trawling & Anchoring exclusion zone under the Robin Rigg Offshore Windfarm (Navigation and Fishing) (Scotland) Bill
Size of Granted Safety Zones(Metres):Voluntary agreement with local fishermen of 50m
Emergency Contact+44(0)845 3014711

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Scroby Sands

Renewable Energy Asset Name:Scroby Sands Offshore Windfarm
Location:Off coast of Great Yarmouth
Landing Point of Export Cable:Great Yarmouth
Distance From Shore (Miles):1.6 miles
Construction Start Date:October 2003
Commissioned Date:December 2004
Number of Turbines/Devices:30
Size of Area Taken Up (KM2):4.74 sq. km
Total Capacity:60 MW
Granted Safety Zones Surrounding Structures?No
Emergency Contact+44(0)845 3014711

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