Norwegian offshore wind firm Vargronn and Scotland’s Flotation Power have been profitable in Crown Property Scotland’s Innovation and Focused Oil and Gasoline (INTOG) leasing spherical with their Inexperienced Volt and Cenos initiatives.
The end result of the leasing spherical was introduced right this moment with 13 initiatives securing preliminary agreements.
The Inexperienced Volt and Cenos initiatives will ship a complete of as much as 1.9 GW of floating offshore wind capability, with first energy from the schemes doubtlessly coming in 2027 and 2028 respectively. They are going to present energy and grid-connection to close by oil and gasoline platforms as a way to decarbonise them. This electrical energy will energy presently generated by gasoline generators. On the identical time, the wind farms will feed as much as 7 TWh yearly into the UK grid.
Vargronn, a three way partnership between Eni’s Plenitude and HitecVision, and Flotation Power beforehand mentioned they’d take part within the leasing public sale with these two initiatives.
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