Caithness Offshore Wind Project is a 1,000MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in North Sea, Scotland, the UK. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2028.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Offshore||1,000||–||1,000||Announced||Scotland, the UK||BlueFloat Energy; Falck Renewables; Orsted|
The project is being developed by BlueFloat Energy, Falck Renewables and Orsted. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.
The project cost is expected to be around $4,487.5m. The turbines will be mounted on floating type foundations.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2028.
About BlueFloat Energy
BlueFloat Energy LLC ( BlueFloat Energy) is a developer of utility scale offshore wind energy projects. The company is headquartered in Spain.
About Falck Renewables
Falck Renewables SpA (Falck Renewables) is a subsidiary of Falck SpA that develops, designs, constructs and manages energy production plants. The company produces clean energy from various renewable sources including wind energy, solar energy, biomass energy, and waste-to-energy. It also offers various activities such as technical/economic evaluation, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, design and financial plan including executions such as negotiation and assignment of contracts, preparation of the contract technical specifications and contractual documents, construction supervision, up to operation and maintenance and energy portfolio management activities. The company has operational presence in the UK, France,Japan, US, Norway, Sweden and Spain.Falck Renewables is headquartered in Milan, Lombardia, Italy.
Orsted AS (Orsted) is a renewable energy company. It develops, constructs, and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, bioenergy plants, solar farms, and energy storage facilities, and provides waste-to-energy solutions and smart energy products. The company produces heat and electricity using coal, natural gas, oil, biomass, wind and solar sources; and sells power and gas in wholesale and retail markets, and optimizes and hedges its energy portfolio. Orsted also owns and operates gas and power contracts, and originates and trades these for optimizing its portfolio; and operates Renescience plants, biogas upgrade facilities and biogas plants. It has operations in the UK, Denmark, Germany, the US, the Netherlands and other. Orsted is headquartered in Fredericia, Denmark.
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