The offshore wind farm Rampion in the English Channel has started generating electricity. According to E.ON, the first turbine was commissioned.
115 additional turbines will be connected to the grid in stages over the next few months. The 400MW Rampion project is located 13 kilometres off the Sussex coast. Owners are E.ON, the British Green Investment Rampion Ltd. and the Canadian energy company Enbridge. The project is being built and operated by E.ON as majority owner.