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  • 10 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    London Array, a joint venture owned by DONG Energy (50%), E.ON (30%) and Masdar (20%), announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of transmission assets at the world’s largest offshore wind farm to Blue Transmission London Array Limited. The divestment takes place pursuant to the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) regime. Following a […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    A new milestone has been reached with the erection of London Array’s 100th wind turbine. The landmark was reached at 18.45 on Tuesday, 7 August when the turbine’s final blade was lifted into place. “With 100 wind turbines now assembled, more than three quarters of the foundations completed and the two offshore substations in place, […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    In early September the London Array Consortium started installing London Array’s last export cable. The export cables run from offshore substations to the onshore substation at Cleve Hill, where the power generated by London Array will flow into the national electricity network. The cables have been buried in trenches dug into the seabed and as […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    BPD Zenith has been selected to deliver its Maximo for Offshore Wind asset management solution to the 630MW London Array, the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm. The system will be used to support the subsequent phases of the wind farm’s lifecycle. Maximo for Offshore Wind is based on IBM Maximo, an enterprise asset management system, […]

  • 9 September 2013

    London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, has appointed DSH Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors in Maidstone to provide it with accounting and tax services for the next three years. For DSH partner Duncan Cochrane-Dyet, the appointment is recognition of the quality of DSH’s teams.  “When we were invited to tender, we knew it […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Spectrum Offshore has secured a five-year contract to provide combined crew transfer and survey services for the London Array offshore wind farm.

  • 12 February 2015
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    MarineSpace Ltd has recently been awarded the contract by London Array Ltd to produce the Year 1 Post-Construction Environmental Monitoring Annual Report for the London Array Offshore Wind Farm.  Environmental issues have been a key focus of this project from the EIS stage to date, and publication of the Annual Report summarising the key findings […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Dong Energy, appointed to operate and maintain London Array, is looking to recruit people to work on the Operation and Maintenance of the wind farm. London Array is a joint venture between Dong Energy, E.ON and Masdar. Dong Energy will operate London Array on behalf of the consortium with successful applicants employed by Dong Energy […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    M.C. Construction (Cleveland) has completed the fabrication and mobilisation of steelwork for MPI Adventure ahead of the vessel’s upcoming works on the removal, upgrade and re-installation of turbine blades at the London Array offshore wind farm.

  • 30 September 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Pinsent Masons has advised London Array, a joint venture between DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar, on the £459 million disposal of the offshore wind farm’s transmission assets to Blue Transmission London Array Limited – a consortium comprising Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management Limited and Diamond UK Transmission Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation) – […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    London Array’s second full year of generation has seen output from the offshore wind farm pass the 5TWh mark. The wind farm became fully operational in April 2013, having first started exporting power in October 2012. Output to date now amounts to electricity equivalent to the annual consumption of some 1.2m UK households. Over the […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    The London Array consortium, Abu Dhabi’s Masdar, E.ON, Dong Energy on Monday announced that work is under way at the world’s largest offshor… (wam) [mappress] Source: wam, November 01, 2011

  • 4 July 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, will be inaugurated today, July 4. The UK Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, Edward Davey, announced his participation in the official opening of the offshore wind farm. The London Array, jointly owned by Dong Energy, Masdar and EON, comprises 175 Siemens’ 3.6 MW […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    UK consultancy MarineSpace Ltd has won a contract from London Array Limited for the provision of consent and licensing services at the 630MW London Array offshore wind farm in the Thames Estuary.

  • 13 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      London Array is sponsoring Kent’s Coastal Week this year, which runs from 22 to 30 October. Kent’s Coastal Week is a celebration of all that the Kent coast has to offer, with free or subsidised events – ranging from creative workshops, beach art and boat trips to shingle sculptures and storytelling – taking place […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Masdar Energy UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Masdar, has refinanced its stake in the 630 MW London Array offshore wind farm in the UK. The refinanced debt totalled approximately GBP 466 million in commercial bank debt, maturing in December 2032. Original financing for the project closed in October 2013. Located off the coast of Kent […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Construction works at London Array Offshore Wind Farm are complete and the wind farm is operational. However, some remedial construction works are required. Due to the long term essential maintenance, the wind turbine D20, located on the west side of the wind farm, has a 500m safety exclusion zone in place from the 8th September […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Remedial construction works at the London Array Offshore Wind Farm have been launched and will be performed until August 2014. The work is being done at a number of turbines locations. Red7Marine Offshore Ltd is undertaking diving and construction work within the London Array site. Operations will be conducted from the vessel Red7 Reel, a […]

  • 28 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

    Postgraduate student Nathalie Kolasa who is currently studying for an MSc in Management at the Ashcroft International Business School (AIBS) at Anglia Ruskin University has secured a research project with a difference – she is set to work with the London Array offshore wind farm project. Nathalie approached the London Array project and has successfully […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The Dalby Swale has been contracted by Siemens to work on the London Array Wind Farm. The Swale was chosen for her versatility in carrying cargo and passenger comfort. The vessel is 23m long with a residual mounted wheelhouse and saloon, and a sprint speed of 30knts and cruises at 24knts. The Dalby Swale is the […]

  • 10 July 2011
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      Masdar Power, one of the five integrated units of Masdar, and partner in London Array, along with DONG Energy and E.ON, toay announced that the 630MW first phase of London Array – which will be the largest offshore wind farm in the world – is due for completion by the end of 2012. On-site […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    London Array today announced that the 175th and last turbine at the first 630MW phase of the London Array Offshore Wind Farm has been installed, marking the end of major construction activities. Turbine installation began in January 2012 and has been completed by MPI Discovery, A2SEA’s Sea Worker and Sea Jack. With all turbines in […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    CWind has been awarded a contract for the supply of two crew transfer vessels to the London Array offshore wind farm supporting operation and maintenance activities. London Array is located 20 km off the Kent coast in the outer Thames Estuary. Both workboats, the CWind Alliance and CWind Artimus, will be operating from Ramsgate in […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Last year in December the last turbine was installed at the London Array offshore wind farm. Check out this interesting 3D animation about this project. [mappress] Offshore WIND staff, February 13, 2013; Image: london array

  • 22 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    NASA Earth Observatory has released an image of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the London Array, taken from space by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite. The image was captured on April 28, 2013; twenty days after the wind farm became fully operational. In April last year, the London Array […]

  • 20 May 2012
    Grid Connection

    The installation of the second of the four export cables on London Array Offshore Wind Farm that will connect the onshore substation at Cleve Hill to the two offshore substations in the outer Thames Estuary has been successfully completed. Specialized cable-laying vessel, Stemat Spirit, installed all the 4,400 tonne cables in the Swale. London Array […]