Caunton Engineering have been awarded the contract for the structural steelwork for an onshore converter station by principal contractor Keltbray Highways. The EA THREE (East Anglia Three) onshore converter station (near Ipswich) will comprise of four steel framed buildings requiring over 600te of structural steelwork, with Caunton’s secondary steelwork division providing steel staircases, cat ladders, hand railing, open mesh and steel flooring.

This is a component of the massive Scottish Power Renewables contract with Siemens Gamesa for 95 winds turbines for the East Anglia Three offshore wind farm. Under the £1.3 billion deal, the flagship 14.7MW units will have combined capacity of 1,400MW, generating enough green energy to meet the annual demand of 1.3 million homes.

Caunton are proud to be contributing, albeit in this relatively small way, to our country’s net zero future.

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