SGKR – Kyle Rhea Tidal Farm 8 MW – UK - Project Profile
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Sea Generation (Kyle Rhea) Ltd (SGKR), a special purpose vehicle established by The Crown Estate, is planning to construct a tidal farm in the UK.
The project involves the construction of an 8MW tidal power plant that comprises of four power units of 2MW each.
It includes the construction a powerhouse, a substation and administrative spaces, the installation of turbines, generators, safety and security systems, and the laying of transmission lines.
Royal Haskoning has been appointed as environmental consultant. The environmental impact assessment (EIA) studies have been completed and the application was submitted to Marine Scotland.
In December 2013, the European Union (EU) funded US$25 million for the project.
The SeaGen S system, developed by Marine Current Turbines (MCT) will be used for the project.
Planning activities are underway.
The project involves the construction of an 8MW tidal power plant off the coast near Kyle Rhea, Scotland, the UK.
The US$64 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a powerhouse
2. Construction of a substation
3. Construction of wind towers
4. Construction of administrative space
5. Installation of turbines
6. Installation of generators
7. Installation of safety and security systems
8. Laying of transmission lines
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