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2018, National Grid, Offshore Wind Constraints Study

2018, National Grid, Offshore Wind Constraints Study

Topic categories:

Other

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Wind

Collection date:

Feb 2018 - Feb 2018

Development:

Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4

Publication date:

May 2021

Round:

4

Organisation:

National Grid

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

National Grid System Operator was commissioned by The Crown Estate (TCE) to undertake a desktop feasibility study assessing the possible impacts of connecting new offshore wind generation in various locations to the transmission system in England and Wales. The main output from this study is a series of maps illustrating the likely transmission system cost impacts of connecting different sized offshore wind projects over the timeframe 2025-2040 and under the scenarios considered.