Facts and figures

The Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm

  • 317MW of capacity 
  • Located off the coast of Sheringham, North Norfolk, England 
  • Covers an area of approximately 35 km2 
  • 88 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.6 MW, will supply some 220,000 homes with clean energy 
  • Turbine blade length 52 metres (170 feet) 
  • Turbine tower height 80 metres (262 feet) 
  • Wind turbines are placed on foundations fixed to the seabed 
  • Two 900 tonne offshore substations 
  • Two 132 kV marine cables which come ashore at Weybourne 
  • 21.6 km underground cable connect the wind farm a new substation at Salle, near Cawston
  • From the new substation, the power is transported to Norwich where it enters the National Grid
Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm turbine blades

Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm turbine blades.