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Strangford Lough (Wave , Active)

 General Information.

Location in the UK : N.Ireland, Strangford Lough, Ulster    
Type of installation: Wave    on/offshore: off
Turbines :1  Capacity : 1.2 MW
Approx Date of 1st power generation: July 2008

 Comment

July 2008 - The first electricity in the world made by tidal power has gone into the national grid. Enough green energy to supply 150 homes was generated as a test ahead of full-blown production in a few weeks time.

 Useful links and News items

STRANGFORD LOUGH generator given all-clear
The world's first tidal current energy turbine, in Northern Ireland's STRANGFORD LOUGH, has been given an environmental all-clear by a group of scientists.

STRANGFORD LOUGH generator given all-clear
The world's first tidal current energy turbine, in Northern Ireland's STRANGFORD LOUGH, has been given an environmental all-clear by a group of scientists.

Marine tidal power generating clean electricity
The waters of STRANGFORD LOUGH run cold, fast and deep, but the experimental technology being tested in Northern Ireland is being promoted as one of the ways to reduce the UK's carbon emissions

Seagen / Marine Current Turbines

Seagen Tidal Power Installation

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 Address

Strangford Lough Ferry Quarter Strangford Northern Ireland

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 DECC Data on this Project: Strangford Lough : / 1779

Please note that where multiple DECC records are available, all are shown in order. eg Project then repowering / extension, or refused project then resubmitted.

Site Name: SeaGen Tidal Farm     1.2 MW
Energy Type: Tidal Barrage and Tidal Stream
County: Offshore     Country: Northern Ireland     LPA: Northern Ireland Planning Service
Site ID and Reference: 1983 / EN00524     District:
Applicant: Marine Current Turbines (MCT)     Application : (Go to search to find Application)
Site Address: Strangford Narrows, Northern Ireland
 
County: Offshore Region: Offshore
OS Coordinates: 170120 / 170120
Development Status: Operational
Application Submitted: 11/1/2003 Planning Permission Granted
Application Determined: Permission refused:
Construction Date: 3/1/2008    
Generator Live 7/8/2009 This Record Last Updated: 5/31/2016
RO Banding (ROC/MWh) FiT Tariff (p/kWh):
  --- Additional Dates where relevant ----
Application Withdrawn:    
Permission Expiration Date:    
Secretary of State - Appeal Lodged:
Called In: Appeal Withdrawn:
Refusal: Appeal Refused:
Granted: Appeal Granted:

 OFGEM Data on this Project: Strangford Lough: Wave :

Site Name: SeaGen
Generator Type: Tidal Stream
Scheme : RO Generator ID: R00002NSNI
Capacity: 1200 Status: Live
Accreditation Date: 11/1/2003    
Commission Date: 11/17/2008    
Applicant: Sea Generation Limited
Applicant Address: Bristol & Bath Science ParkDirac CrescentEmersons GreenBristolBS16 7FREngland
Address: Strangford LoughFerry QuarterStrangfordNorthern Ireland

Site Name: SeaGen
Generator Type: Ocean Energy (REGO Code = OE)
Scheme : REGO Generator ID: G00001OENI
Capacity: 1200 Status: Live
Accreditation Date: 11/1/2003    
Commission Date: 11/17/2008    
Applicant: Sea Generation Limited
Applicant Address: Bristol & Bath Science ParkDirac CrescentEmersons GreenBristolBS16 7FREngland
Address: Strangford LoughFerry QuarterStrangfordNorthern Ireland
 
Assumptions: Capacity: 1200kW 1.2 MW,
Thus over the month Capacity * 720 hours per month = 864 MWh
Output Period LECs Issued ROCs Issued REGO Certs Capacity Factor Status
Feb-15 68 6 0.50% Retired
Jan-15 21 2 0.17% Retired
Dec-14 57 5 0.42% Retired
Nov-14 1120 12 1.00% Expired
Oct-14 24 4 0.33% Expired
Sep-14 0 1 0.08% Expired
Dec-13 179 1 0.08% Retired
Nov-13 190400 201 16.75% Retired
Oct-13 349701 350 29.17% Retired
Sep-13 236472 236 19.67% Retired
Aug-13 222442 222 18.50% Retired
Jul-13 244488 244 20.33% Retired
Jun-13 3663 35 2.92% Retired
May-13 463926 463 38.58% Retired
Apr-13 338676 338 28.17% Retired
Mar-13 384770 385 32.08% Retired
Feb-13 361721 360 30.00% Retired
Jan-13 219434 219 18.25% Retired
Nov-12 350700 350 29.17% Retired
Oct-12 5021005 502 41.83% Retired
Sep-12 343685 342 28.50% Retired
Aug-12 335672 336 28.00% Retired
Jul-12 391784 392 32.67% Retired
Jun-12 218431 218 18.17% Retired
May-12 75143 75 6.25% Retired
Apr-12 412824 412 34.33% Retired
Mar-12 221436 221 18.42% Retired
Feb-12 213421 212 17.67% Retired
Jan-12 234465 234 19.50% Retired
Dec-11 155 80 6.67% Retired

 

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