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The 5 Largest UK Wind Farms

Posted on the 23 January 2013 by Greentech

The UK is the largest producer of offshore wind power. The Greater Gabbard wind farm off the Suffolk coast is the world’s largest offshore wind farm

The 5 largest UK wind farms

The 5 largest operational wind farms in the UK are:

Name Onshore/Offshore Power (MW) Number of Turbines Owner(s)

Greater Gabbard Offshore 504 140 Scottish and Southern,
RWE Npower Renewables

Walney Offshore 367 102 Scottish and Southern

Clyde Onshore 350 152 Scottish and Southern

Whitelee Onshore 322 140 ScottishPower Renewables

Sheringham Shoal Offshore 317 88 Statoil and Statkraft

A number of much larger wind farms are currently under construction including the 1GW London Array and the 576MW Gwynt y Môr. By 2020 the UK is forecast to have in excess of 28GW of wind power capacity.

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