Statoil completes giant wind farm project in England
- Dudgeon wind farm, located 32 kilometers off the coast of Norfolk, to provide 410 thousand homes in England

Norway's Statoil installed the last turbine of Dudgeon wind farm in the U.K., the company announced on Thursday.

The company said that this week saw the last of the 67 wind turbines being installed on the Dudgeon field which is located 32 kilometers off the coast of Norfolk in England and all of them are now producing electricity.

During October, the wind farm will provide 410,000 homes in England with electricity, the Norwegian company noted

The wind farm was completed at the agreed time and below the budget of GBP 1.5 billion ($1.95 billion) that was set when the investment decision was made in 2014.

Local suppliers account for more than 40 percent of the value creation in the Dudgeon project and it creates around 70 jobs in England – for 25 years ahead.

Statoil is the operator with a share of 35 percent. Statkraft and Masdar are partners with shares of 30 percent and 35 percent respectively.

By Murat Temizer

Anadolu Agency

07 Sep,2017