Sian Crampsie

Dong Energy and ScottishPower Renewables have sold the transmission assets at the 389 MW West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the UK.

The assets include the onshore substation, export cables and offshore substation and have been acquired by WoDS Transmission plc, a joint venture between Macquarie Corporate Holdings and 3i Infrastructure plc, for £269 million.

Dong Energy and ScottishPower have been selected by WoDS to provide operations and maintenance services to the transmission link.

The West of Duddon Sands wind farm consists of 108 Siemens wind turbines and is located in the Irish Sea, 15 km of Walney Island, Cumbria.