IT’S finally arrived, 14 kilometres off the Sussex coast. This week saw the installation of a 2,000 tonne offshore substation at Rampion Wind Farm. After taking around two years to design and build, the substation was transported by sea over a distance of 500 nautical miles from the Firth of Forth in Scotland where it was constructed at Babcock’s Rosyth base. It arrived at Southampton Port last week before the final leg of its journey to the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm site on Saturday.
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