The Ayre Offshore Wind Farm is a floating foundation project that will produce enough energy for more than one million homes. Located to the east of Orkney and 57km north of Wick, the project will make landfall in Caithness. Scotland offers a unique opportunity for emerging floating wind technology. Its prime location and the country's expertise make it a valuable place for TWP to be based.
Our wind farms
The wind farm will be located 33km from the nearest inhabited point on Orkney – Deerness, and 36km from Kirkwall. The project site will cover an area of 200km2 and will be divided into two distinct zones. This layout minimises cable crossings, maritime disruption and environmental impact by having a maximum of five turbines per string. The current plan is to develop the site in two phases: Phase 1 (97km2 section) will produce energy from 2031, while Phase 2 (103km2 section) will be commissioned in 2033.
You can see the timelines for the development of our projects below.
Phase 1 (97km2 / 200km2)
Phase 1 (97km2/ 200km2)
Phase 1 (97km2 / 200km2)Phase 2 (103km2 / 200km2)
Phase 2 (103km2 / 200km2)
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