Triton Knoll is an important source of home grown renewable energy in the UK and was constructed onshore in Lincolnshire, and offshore from the coast.
The project is owned by RWE (59%) and partners J-Power (25%) and to Kansai Electric Power (16%), with RWE leading the construction phase on behalf of the partnership. RWE is also responsible for operating and maintaining the wind farm from the Grimsby Hub facility located at Royal Docks.
Offshore construction commenced in January 2020, 20 miles off the coast of Lincolnshire and 28 miles from the coast of north Norfolk. Turbine commissioning was successfully completed in January 2022 to programme despite the various challenges presented by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Onshore construction began in September, 2018 after the project achieved Financial Close at the end of August 2018, a Contract for Difference from the UK Government in September 2017, consent for the the onshore electrical system in September 2016 and for the offshore array in July 2013. Onshore construction successfully completed in October 2021.