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London Array fully poweredand producing green electricity Full capacity has now been reached at the 630MW first phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the London Array. The commissioning of the 175th and final turbine happened at 16.09 on Saturday, 6 April. With all turbines now exporting power to the national grid, London Array [...]
New landmark for London Array 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 [...]
Win £500 for Charity and a VIP Day Out The first of three crew transfer vessels commissioned for the London Array wind farm arrived in Ramsgate last Friday. Named the Marianarray, after Mariana Rigg, the wife of longstanding London Array project director Richard Rigg, the 17m catamaran will be skippered by Simon Ellis, from Dane [...]
Kingfisher awareness flyer now available. This contains useful information for mariners. Click here to download the flyer.
University Bursary awarded for 2010/11 The London Array University Bursary for the academic year 2010/2011 has been awarded to Benjamin Wigmore from Graveney. Benjamin attended Barton Court Grammar School in Canterbury and has won a place at Southampton University to study Mechanical Engineering, starting this autumn. The selection and interview panel, which consisted of representatives [...]
Transformer deliveries All four transformers have now been delivered to the substation and are located on their bases at the site. We’d like to thank local residents for their cooperation during the deliveries, especially those residents who live near to Graveney railway bridge and those who made sure Head Hill and Seasalter Road were kept [...]
The North Wall Construction on Cleve Hill’s main architectural feature -The North Wall is nearly complete. The concrete base and 2.4m stem for the wall was completed in August and the 7m high concrete panels were installed during September and October Most of the steel fins (31 of 37) have now been installed; the last [...]