2024-06-20
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Equinor opens world's largest floating offshore wind farm

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway connecting two cables to mark the official opening of the Hywind Tampen wind farm (Image: Ole Jørgen Bratland / Equinor)Crown Prince Haakon of Norway connecting two cables to mark the official opening of the Hywind Tampen wind farm (Image: Ole Jørgen Bratland / Equinor)
The 88 MW Hywind Tampen wind farm off the coast of Norway will cover about 35 % of the annual need for electricity of the Gullfaks and Snorre oil and gas fields in the North Sea.

Official Press Release Equinor:

The world's largest floating offshore wind farm officially opened

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The world's largest floating offshore wind farm officially opened

The Hywind Tampen wind farm was opened today by Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. Gullfaks and Snorre are the first oil and gas fields in the world to receive power from offshore wind, reducing CO2 emissions.

"Hywind Tampen is expected to reduce CO2 emissions with 200,000 tonnes annually from key oil and gas producers in the North Sea. It is a bold investment in a pioneering project from the Gullfaks and Snorre partnerships and Enova. The project has given us and the supplier industry valuable experience that will be important when we work together to develop offshore wind further in Norway and globally, scaling up for the future.I would like to thank everyone who has contributed, this is an industrial development we can be proud of," says Kjetil Hove,... ... More: Official Press Release Equinor

Keywords:
Equinor, floating, wind farm, offshore, oil, gas, field, Hywind Tampen, North Sea, power, emissions, electricity







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