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Ofgem hits £2.5bn offshore transmission milestone with West of Duddon Sands contract award

Middelgrunden offshore wind farm, off the coast of Copenhagen, Denmark
Middelgrunden offshore wind farm, off the coast of Copenhagen, Denmark • Photograph: Kim Hansen

A joint venture between Macquarie and 3i Infrastructure has won the rights to own and operate the grid link to the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm near Barrow-in-Furness, marking an end to Ofgem’s latest Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) tender round.

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