Swedish floating wind specialist Hexicon AB (STO:HEXI) has acquired permits to attach six floating wind websites in Italy with a mixed capability of seven.1 GW to the nationwide grid.
The permits have been granted by Italian transmission system operator (TSO) Terna SpA, Hexicon mentioned final week.
The Swedish developer is energetic in Italy by means of AvenHexicon, a 50/50 three way partnership with native renewables developer Avapa Power Srl. AvenHexicon is creating seven websites for floating wind off the coasts of Sardinia, Sicily and Puglia in southern Italy and the allow for the seventh undertaking is awaited shortly.
By granting a connection allow, Terna pledges to offer the mandatory capability for the connection of the six wind floaters to the grid. The allow is a part of the process previous the difficulty of the primary authorisation for the development and operation of an offshore wind farm, Hexicon famous.
“The progress is moving at record speed, which speaks for Italy’s ambition to develop renewables in the country. Having the grid connection ready is yet another milestone passed, and one which significantly increases the value of each project,” mentioned AvenHexicon’s chief govt Alberto Dalla Rosa.
Hexicon sees a robust potential for floating wind in Italy which has an enormous shoreline and glorious wind assets within the Mediterranean Sea.
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