Why is it called the rampion wind farm?

The Rampion Offshore Wind Farm was named by school girls at Davison High School who won a competition in 2010 calling it after Rampion, the county flower of Sussex. These are aimed at secondary schools and colleges or sixth forms for science, geography and environmental science subjects.

Where is the largest wind farm in Ontario?

The South Kent Wind Farm is a 270MW onshore wind farm located in the Chatham-Kent municipality of Ontario, Canada. The project generates enough electricity to fuel 100,000 Ontario homes.

Where is the largest wind farm in the world?

Gansu Wind Farm
The Gansu Wind Farm in China is the largest wind farm in the world, with a target capacity of 20,000 MW by 2020.

Where is the largest wind farm in Europe?

The Fântânele-Cogealac Wind Farm is the largest onshore wind farm in Europe. Located in southeastern Romania, it consists of 240 turbines, with a capacity of 600 MW.

How many turbines does rampion have?

116 turbines
The UK south coast’s first offshore wind farm The wind farm comprises 116 turbines on a 70 square kilometre site located between 13 and 20 kilometres off the Sussex coast in the English Channel.

Who built rampion wind farm?

Rampion is an offshore wind farm developed by E. ON, now operated by RWE, off the Sussex coast in the UK. The wind farm has a capacity of 400 MW (originally 700 MW was planned). The wind farm was commissioned in April 2018.

Which province has the most wind power?

With 2,663 turbines, or about 40 per cent of the country’s total, Ontario has the most overall. About 30 per cent more of Canada’s turbines are in Quebec, with 1,991, and Alberta comes in third, with 900 turbines.

What state has the most wind farms?

Wind Energy Facilities Installed Capacity Ranked by State/Territory

Rank State Installed Capacity (Megawatts)
1 Texas 33,133
2 Iowa 11,660
3 Oklahoma 9,048
4 Kansas 7,016

Who has the biggest offshore wind farm?

As of January 2020 the Hornsea 1 in the United Kingdom is the largest offshore wind farm in the world at 1,218 MW.