PKN Orlen applied for another 4 licenses for wind farms in the Baltic Sea  - MarinePoland.com
PKN Orlen applied for another 4 licenses for wind farms in the Baltic Sea
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Jakub Milszewski
Date of publication: 23.02.2022

- 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.

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