East Anglia THREE

About

ScottishPower Renewables is supporting the transformation of East Anglia into a world leader in offshore wind energy. Creating a source of vital green energy to keep homes, businesses and communities powered, providing energy security and contributing to reaching the UK’s net zero targets. East Anglia THREE is the second of our East Anglia offshore windfarm projects to be developed and part of the East Anglia Hub. Consent for the project was received on 7 August 2017 and construction commenced in July 2022.  East Anglia THREE comprises an offshore windfarm approximately 69km from the Suffolk coast and an onshore cable route to transport energy to a convertor station in Bramford.

The offshore development area comprises of:

  • An offshore windfarm area of approximately 305km
  • Anticipated to be up to 100 offshore wind turbines and associated foundations
  • From 262m tip height of the turbines and rotor diameter of from 230m
  • One offshore converter station
  • Up to four subsea export cables to transmit electricity from the offshore platforms to shore

The onshore development area comprises of:

  • Landfall at Bawdsey with onshore transition pits to join the offshore and onshore cables
  • Two electrical and up to three fibre optic onshore underground cables, pulled through existing ducting laid by East Anglia ONE, running over 37 km from landfall to the connection point at Bramford
  • An onshore converter station at Bramford, to connect the offshore windfarm to the existing National Grid Bramford substation

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The Team

Steve Huxter - Building and Tenant Manager

Steve has recently been appointed as Building and Tenant Manager have joined OrbisEnergy as a Property Support Administrator in July 2019.

Ian Pease

Ian Pease, Business Development Manager joined in February 2020. His role is to drive forward OrbisEnergy as an innovation and technology cluster for the region’s clean energy sector by working closely with new and existing tenants.

Lauren Knowles - Property Support Administrator

Lauren has recently joined the OrbisEnergy team. Lauren is excited and looking forward to the challenges her new post will bring.

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