Construction starts on Sofia

Located on Dogger Bank, a large sandbank in a shallow area of the North Sea, 195km offshore the UK’s northeast coastline, the £3 billion, 100-turbine, 1.4GW Sofia windfarm will be RWE’s largest undertaking, covering an area of almost 593 sq km, as well as its furthest offshore to date. Construction will start with onshore enabling works, carried out by Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK. This will be at the site of the new high-voltage direct current converter station which will be constructed by GE’s Grid Solutions in 2022. The onshore cable route, 7km in length, will be under development at the same time, connecting the converter station to landfall at a point between Redcar and Marske-by-th

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