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Offshore Electricity Transmission (OFTO)

Offshore Transmission Electronic Tendering Portal

Please visit the Offshore Transmission Electronic Tendering Portal where you can register to participate in the tender process. For any issues with the portal, please contact Daniel Baker (tendercoordinator@ofgem.gov.uk).

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Tender Round 10

Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) Tender Round Ten (TR10) started in January 2023. TR10 will enable prospective bidders to compete to own one of more of the offshore transmission assets associated with:

  • Dogger Bank A Offshore Wind Farm
    OFTO transmission assets anticipated to be worth in the region of £1bn
  • Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm
    OFTO transmission assets anticipated to be worth in the region of £0.25bn
  • Moray Offshore Wind Farm (West)
    OFTO transmission assets anticipated to be worth in the region of £0.5bn

Dogger Bank A Offshore Wind Farm
Current status: Enhanced Pre Qualification (EPQ) commenced
Installed capacity: 1,200MW
Developed by: DBA Projco, a joint venture owned by SSE Renewables (40%), Equinor (40%) and Vårgrønn (20%)

Neart na Gaoithe
Current status:(EPQ) stage commenced
Installed capacity: 448MW
Developed by: Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Limited, a joint venture between EDF Renewables UK (50%) and ESB (50%)

Moray Offshore Wind Farm (West)
Current status: (EPQ) stage due to commenced
Installed capacity: 882MW
Developed by: Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Limited, which is owned by Moray West Holdings Limited. Moray West Holdings Limited is owned by UAB ‘Ignitis Renewables’ (5%), Moray Offshore Renewable Power Limited (67%) and Delphis Holdings Limited (28%).

On Thursday 26 January 2023, we held an online launch event for OFTO Tender Round 10. The slide deck from the event is available at OFTO Tender Round 10 Information Event | Ofgem along with a summary of the question session, contact details of attendees who consented to their details being published on our website and information submitted by service providers.

If you have any questions about the OFTO tender process or would like to discuss any aspects of this with Ofgem, please contact tendercoordinator@ofgem.gov.uk

 

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