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FEATURE ARTICLE
Giant Permanent-Magnet Turbines from GE to Power World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm
With financing of all three project phases now in place, a total of
277 giant permanent-magnet turbines from GE Renewable Energy
are destined to harvest energy from the wind at Dogger Bank
in the North Sea at what is expected to become the world's largest
offshore wind farm. Upon completion, the Dogger Bank Wind
Farm, located between 130 km and 190 km off the northeast coast
of England, is designed to power up the equivalent of six million
homes annually in the UK or about 5% of the country's electricity
demand.
The latest financing package covered the project's third 1.2 GW
phase, bringing In the funds for building another 87 of the massive
turbines, these ones even more powerful than earlier models. It
also marks the first commercial order for the upgraded version
of GE's Haliade-X offshore wind turbine platform, the first in the
world to operate at 14 MW.
It brings to a close the funding of nearly £3 billion for the project
which is led by a consortium of energy companies SSE Renewables,
Equinor ASA and Eni. The financings have been made by
a number of institutions, among them GE Energy Financial Services.
Construction of the first two phases is already underway,
with a total of 190 of GE's Haliade-X 13 MW offshore wind turbines
to be installed. First power is expected in Summer 2023 and Summer
2024 for Dogger Bank A and B, respectively, with commercial
operations to follow around six months later and the third phase
to follow.
The Haliade-X turbines have become an important wind energy
platform for GE. Through continued progressive development,
they now feature 14 MW, 13 MW or 12 MW capacity, each with a
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220-meter permanent magnet rotor and a 107-meter blade. The
generator weighs about 150 tons and sits hundreds of feet above
the waves. They have been selected for multiple projects offshore
New England in the Atlantic Ocean, part of GE Offshore Wind's
global project pipeline of over 7.4 GWs.
GE Offshore Wind's Haliade-X turbine
A prototype in the Netherlands port city of Rotterdam has been
operating for more than two years, making it the first 10+ MW offshore
wind turbine to achieve this milestone. Since its commissioning
in 2019, GE Renewable Energy has utilized its experience
in operating and optimizing the performance of wind turbines to
uprate it to 13 MW and 14 MW. One 14 MW turbine can generate
up to 74 GWh of gross annual energy production, saving up to
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GM Powers Ahead with e-Propulsion Innovation & Investment, Cutting Deals with VAC, GE Renewable Energy and MP Materials
Giant Permanent-Magnet Turbines from GE to Power World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm
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Magnetics Business & Technology - May/June 2022 - Giant Permanent-Magnet Turbines from GE to Power World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm
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