Ørsted kicks off operations at world’s largest offshore wind farm

By Michelle Froese Ørsted announced that it has officially started operations on the 1,214-MW Hornsea One, — the largest offshore wind farm in the world.
Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm will be nearly double the size (1,218 MW) of the current world’s largest offshore wind farm, Walney Extension, and is expected to power well over one million UK homes. (Image: Ørsted)
The project is located 120 km off the Yorkshire Coast and will consist of 174 Siemens Gamesa 7-MW turbines, 50 of which are currently operational. The majority of wind farm’s blades are manufactured in Hull, from where they are shipped to the Hornsea zone.
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