Energy firm SSE announced on Friday that construction for the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farms project had begun. The huge offshore wind farm is located near Ulrome, a coastal village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. “Getting the first spade in the ground is a significant milestone on any project, but for what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, this is a major moment for a project that has already been over a decade in the making,” said in a statement , Steve Wilson, managing director of Dogger Bank Wind Farms. Three sites SSE further revealed that the farm consists of three 1.2 GW offshore sites: Creyke Beck A, Creyke Beck B, and Teesside A. The project is said to have the capacity to power more than 4.5 million homes per year. It uses GE’s Haliade-X wind turbine. The turbine has a 12-megawatt generator and is 260 meters tall. The project will help the UK’s eco-friendly plans. "Dogger Bank Wind Farms will play a critical role in the UK’s effort to achieve net-zero through the use of low-carbon fuel sources," added Wilson. SSE is working with Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK, a firm headquartered in […]

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