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RWE npower Renewables

RWE npower Renewables

In 2008, RWE npower renewables became part of RWE Innogy, one of Europe's largest and fastest-growing renewables generating companies. RWE npower renewables is a leading player in the drive to generate more electricity from clean, inexhaustible energy sources - wind, rivers, the sea and the land. Today we are one of the UK's biggest renewable energy developers and operators.

Gwynt y Mor

Renewable Energy Asset Name:Gwynt y Mor Offshore Wind Farm
Location:off the North Wales coast in Liverpool Bay
Landing Point of Export Cable:Pensarn
Distance From Shore (Miles):13km at the closest point
Construction Start Date:January 2012
Commissioned Date:due 2014
Number of Turbines/Devices:160
Size of Area Taken Up (KM2):79km2
Total Capacity:576
Granted Safety Zones Surrounding Structures?yes during construction and major maintenance but not during operation
Size of Granted Safety Zones(Metres):500m around construction vessel and 50m around installed foundations
Emergency ContactTBC

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North Hoyle

Renewable Energy Asset Name:North Hoyle
Location:North Hoyle is located off the North Wales coast, between Rhyl and Prestatyn
Landing Point of Export Cable:Rhyl Beach West
Distance From Shore (Miles):4-5
Construction Start Date:2003
Commissioned Date:2003/2004
Number of Turbines/Devices:30
Size of Area Taken Up (KM2):10
Total Capacity:60
Granted Safety Zones Surrounding Structures?No
Size of Granted Safety Zones(Metres):-
Emergency ContactControl Room: +44 (0)8450782922 Offshore Ops: +44 (0)8450714479

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Rhyl Flats

Renewable Energy Asset Name:Rhyl Flats
Location:Eastern end of the Constable Bank between Abergele and Rhos-on-Sea, off the coast of North Wales
Landing Point of Export Cable:Towyn
Distance From Shore (Miles):5
Construction Start Date:2008
Commissioned Date:2009
Number of Turbines/Devices:25
Size of Area Taken Up (KM2):10
Total Capacity:90
Granted Safety Zones Surrounding Structures?No
Size of Granted Safety Zones(Metres):-
Emergency ContactControl Room: +44 (0)8450782922 Offshore Ops: +44 (0)8450714479

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