Polish oil and fuel main PKN Orlen (WSE:PKN) acquired consent from the West Pomerania province to begin constructing its set up terminal for offshore wind farms within the Baltic port of Swinoujscie, CEO Daniel Obajtek mentioned on Thursday.
The terminal will probably be accomplished in 2025, Obajtek added, noting that it’s of key significance for its as much as 1.2-GW Baltic Energy offshore wind mission to be developed collectively with Canada’s Northland Energy and its future Baltic initiatives.
The terminal, spanning 20 ha, could have two wharves, the place offshore wind farm parts and generators will probably be delivered, PKN Orlen mentioned in October. The ability may also allow the preliminary set up of turbine towers greater than 100 metres excessive, weighing about 1,000 tonnes every. The wharves will suffice to accommodate the biggest jack-up set up vessels, the corporate defined.
The Baltic Energy wind farm will function 76 generators, every with a capability of 15 MW, to be provided, put in and serviced for 15 years by Danish wind turbine maker Vestas. The corporate has additionally determined to find its new meeting manufacturing unit within the Baltic metropolis of Szczecin.