The onshore electrical system for Burbo Bank Extension will connect the electricity generated by the offshore wind turbines to the national grid.
Onshore substation - St Asaph
In order for the offshore wind farm to connect to the natioanl grid, a new Project specific onshore substation site is required, which will feed into the existing National Grid Bodelwyddan substation at St Asaph, Denbighshire.
Enabling works have been carried out on the onshore substation site in St Asaph. Construction of the onshore substation commenced in January 2015. It is expected that construction will be complete by the end of January 2017.
The following chart depicts the onshore export cable
route and the location of the onshore substation:
Burbo Bank Extension Onshore Cable Route March 2013