Green credentials secured by Galloper offshore wind farm: An award in recognition of its improved environmental performance has been made to the Galloper offshore wind farm.
An internationally-recognised Environmental Management System (EMS), ISO 14001 certification has been received, which if achieved, highlights continuous improvement and reduced environmental impact.
Located 27km off the coast of Suffolk the wind farm is a 353MW project and represents an investment of around £1.5 billion.
It is expected to meet the needs of more than 380,000 average households in the UK with the electricity it generates.
Galloper General Manager, Guy Middleton said: “Successfully completing this process has been a great opportunity for Galloper to verify current working practices against a renowned and respected industry benchmark. As an offshore wind farm, we are 100% committed to continuously improving our performance to reduce environmental impact.”
Lloyds Register awarded the certification to the Galloper team, which added: “The system has developed very well since stage one and has been seen to be performing at a good level, particularly for a newly implemented system.”
Siemens Financial Services (25%), RWE Renewables (25%), Sumitomo (12.5%) and ESB (12.5%) and a consortium managed by Green Investment Group and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (25%) own the offshore wind farm.
Green credentials secured by Galloper offshore wind farm