RES | 14 Jun 2013
Ormazabal in London ArrayWe have supplied the medium voltage equipment for the wind turbine generator systems of the London Array wind farm with a generating power of 630 MW, making us leading suppliers of switchgear for offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom. We are present in 14 offshore wind farms, with a capability of handling 2.6 GW of power.
London Array is one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world. It generates enough energy for half a million homes and is capable of reducing CO2 emissions by 900,000 tonnes. The equipment supplied for each of the 175 turbines that make up the farm pertains to our CGM.3 fully insulated switchgear system, which are highly insensitive to harsh environmental conditions.
With its recent acquisition of the English company EPDL, specialised in services for wind farms, Ormazabal increases its commitment to renewable energy. With more than 10 years experience in offshore wind installations, we are world leaders in total installed power in Medium Voltage equipment for farms of this type. Through our participation in more than 700 wind farms, more than 20 GW of renewable energy are injected into the electric system.