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Winners of UK Round 3 offshore wind farm projects

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 LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Crown Estate, in charge of Britain's coastal seabed, on
Friday announced winners for the Round 3 tender for some of the world's biggest offshore wind
projects, which together could add at least 25 gigawatts (GW) of power generation capacity by
2020.
 "This new round of licences provides a substantial new platform for investing in UK
industrial capacity," British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said in a statement.
 "The offshore wind industry is at the heart of the UK economy's shift to low carbon and
could be worth 75 billion pounds ($119.6 billion) and support up to 70,000 jobs by 2020."
 Below is a list of Round 3 wind farm projects winders as Britain tries to source a third
of its power from renewable sources in its fight to cut its carbon emissions. The awards come
in addition to rounds one and two, which should deliver around 8 GW.
 Location         Winners                                                         Capacity
                                                                                (Gigawatts)
 
 Moray Firth      Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd                                    1.3 GW
                 (EDP Renewables EDPR.LS 75 pct, 25 pct SeaEnergy SEAE.L)
 
 Firth of Forth   SeaGreen Wind Energy Ltd                                         3.5 GW
                  (SSE Renewables SSE.L and Fluor FLR.N)
  
 Dogger Bank      Forewind Consortium (equal shares SSE, RWE Npower RWEG.DE      9.0 GW
                  Statoil STL.OL Statkraft STATK.UL)
 
 Hornsea          Siemens SIEGn.DE / Mainstream Renewable Power                  4.0 GW
                  (Joint-owned consortium, project involves Hochtief HOTG.DE)
 
 Norfolk          East Anglia Offshore Wind Ltd                                    7.2 GW
                  (Equally owned by ScottishPower IBE.MC, Vattenfall VATN.UL)  
 Hastings         E.ON Climate and Renewables UK EONGn.DE                        0.6 GW
 West Isle        Eneco New Energy                                                 0.9 GW
 of Wight
 
 Bristol Channel  RWE Npower Renewables                                            1.5 GW
 
 Irish Sea        Centrica Renewable Energy CNA.L                                4.2 GW
                  (project involves RES Group)
 (Reporting by Daniel Fineren and Nao Nakanishi)


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