UK offshore wind farms

In 2017, the UK had 29 operating wind farms and 14 under construction (43 in total), containing 1,463 turbines and 830 under construction (2,293 total). The world’s first floating offshore wind farm, the demonstration project Hywind, east Scotland, came to first power in 2017.

As of April 2017, the UK had 12 offshore wind farms with capacities greater than 100 MW:

  1. London Array: 630 MW
  2. Gwynt y Môr: 576 MW
  3. Greater Gabbard: 504 MW
  4. West of Duddon Sands: 389 MW
  5. Walney I and II: 368 MW
  6. Sheringham Shoal: 317 MW
  7. Thanet: 300 MW
  8. Lincs: 270 MW
  9. Humber Gateway: 219 MW
  10. Westermost Rough: 210 MW
  11. Ormonde: 150 MW
  12. Gunfleet Sands 1: 108 MW