• Electrical India
  • Oct 5, 2016

Glimpses Of The Dudgeon Project

The Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm will be located in water, which is between 18-25m deep on a 35 km2 site located 32 km [20 miles] off the coast of the seaside town of Cromer in North Norfolk. The electricity, which it generates will be brought to shore, via a seabed cable, at Weybourne Hope, some 5 km [3 miles] west of the town of Sheringham on the North Norfolk coast. From there an underground cable will be laid to carry this electricity to Necton, near Swaffham in the Breckland district of Norfolk where a purpose build substation will enable the electricity to be transmitted into the National Grid.

Targeted time schedule during conceiving the project…



In March 2015 Carillion Utility Services started work to install the longest UK onshore underground cable to be associated with offshore wind farm. When completed during 2016, the 47 km cable will extend from the coastal village of Weybourne in North Norfolk to Necton, near the market town of Swaffham in the Breckland district of Norfolk...

(Source: Newsletter of Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm)