The project was awarded to Morecambe Wind Ltd in December 2003; - consisting of
Elsam, Eurus Energy and ScottishPower as part of the Round 2 development
The consent according to Section 36 of the Electricity Act was
given on 4 September 2008 for the construction and operation of an offshore
generating station: Wind turbines; inter-array cables, met masts and offshore
The Joint Operations Agreement between Scottish Power
Renewables and DONG Energy was signed in March 2010, and the final investment
decision was made in June 2011.
The first turbine was erected in 2013 and full power was achieved in October 2014, with the inauguration by Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey occuring shortly afterwards.