Opened during the summer of 2013, the London Array is one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world. The 175 wind turbines power more than a half-million homes in the United Kingdom and keep nearly 1 million tonnes of carbon-dioxide emissions out of the environment every year.

Construction began onshore in 2009 and offshore two years later. The facility generated its first power in October 2012, with the final turbine installed that December.

The London Array includes two offshore substations, one onshore substation and more than 400 kilometres of offshore cabling. It also features an operations and maintenance base at the Port of Ramsgate.

For more information, visit www.londonarray.com.


Global Wind Deal of the Year 2013 (London Array) - Project Finance International

Global Renewable Deal of the Year 2013 (London Array) - Project Finance International

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Thames Estuary

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Quick Facts

  • 100 square kilometres

  • 175 wind turbines with 3.6MW capacity each

  • 630MW installed capacity

  • Displaces 925,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year

  • Powers over half a million homes