Beatrice OFTO preferred bidder appointed

OFTOTransmission Investment

Transmission Capital Partners, the consortium comprising Transmission Investment, Amber Infrastructure and INPP, has been appointed as preferred bidder for the Beatrice offshore transmission connection (‘OFTO’). The Beatrice OFTO is the first offshore transmission connection in Scotland.

The project includes two Offshore Transformer Modules, two submarine cables, onshore cables and onshore substation which connect the 588MW offshore wind farm located 13.5km off the coast of Caithness in Scotland.

This project is the ninth in the Transmission Capital Partners portfolio with the existing projects being Robin Rigg, Gunfleet Sands, Barrow, Ormonde, Lincs, Westermost Rough and Dudgeon. The Rampion OFTO transaction is currently being finalised. The total capital value of all the projects will be circa £1.9bn.