Gwynt y Mor Offshore Windfarm
Wingate are providing Temporary Utility Services (onshore and offshore) for this prestigious project.
This Wind Farm is currently the largest in construction anywhere in Europe.
A €2billion (EURO) project, Gwynt y Môr will consist of 160 turbines and is being built by RWE npower renewables in Liverpool Bay, off the North Wales coast. The project is being funded by RWE Innogy, in partnership with Stadtwerke München GmbH, and Siemens AG.
Once operational, Gwynt y Môr will have an installed capacity of 576MW, using Siemens 3.6MW turbines and generators. It will be capable of generating enough energy to meet the average annual energy needs of around 400,000 homes.
Construction is well underway in north Wales and offshore in Liverpool Bay. The wind farm is due to be fully operational by the end of 2014.