The end of this year brought another important milestone for wind energy. Denmark’s Orsted has announced a wind farm Hornsey 2 The first electricity was produced off the coast of Great Britain. This the largest offshore wind farm in the world should currently operate at full capacity within the next year. The farm will generate enough electricity to cover the consumption of more than 1.3 million British households.
Hornsey II wind farm with a total production of 1.32 GW is located offshore 89 kilometers off the east coast of Great Britain. It consists of 165 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines, with a capacity of 8 MW. It connects to the British power grid at Killingholme in Lincolnshire.
Hornsey wind farm
A standard wind farm has grown relatively quickly. The project Hornsey 2 It was only approved in 2016. It follows the wind farm Hornsey 1which commenced commercial operations in 2020 as the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Hornsey 1 owns 174 turbines with a total production of 1.2 gigawatts and provides electricity to more than one million British homes.
At the same time, it’s clear that Hornsea 2 Farm’s record won’t last long. Preparations are underway to build a wind farm horney 3, Which will generate electricity for more than two million British homes. Another wind farm in the planning stage Hornsey 4.
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