- We submitted
applications for another 4 concessions for the construction of wind
farms in the Baltic Sea. In total, we are applying for 11 concessions
with the potential of over 10 GW. In 2026 - PKN Orlen CEO Daniel
Obajtek announced on Wednesday.
"We have submitted applications for another 4 concessions for the construction of wind farms on the Baltic Sea. In total, we are applying for 11 concessions with a potential of over 10 GW. In 2026, our first BalticPower farm will also start production. Investments in renewable energy sources (RES) strengthen our energy security" - PKN Orlen CEO Daniel Obajtek tweeted on Wednesday.
At the beginning of February 2022. PKN Orlen announced that it had applied for 7 new commissions to build offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea. Orlen announced then that it would file another 4 concession applications as soon as the relevant administrative procedure starts.
Total capacity of wind turbines, which can be obtained in areas covered by 7 submitted applications is estimated at about 7 GW. Applying for as many licenses as possible Orlen Group wants to take advantage of the scale effect and previous experience in the execution of offshore wind energy projects - the company emphasized.
Currently Orlen, together with Canadian company Northland Power, is developing Baltic Power project - 1.2 GW offshore wind farm.