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Bass Offshore Wind Energy Project is a 500MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in Bass Strait, Tasmania, Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Equinor and Nexsphere. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 325,000 households, to offset 2,000,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The turbines will be mounted on fixed type foundations.

The wind power project consists of 35 turbines.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

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About Equinor

Equinor ASA (Equinor), formerly Statoil ASA, is an energy company. It explores for, develops, and produces hydrocarbons. It operates refineries, processing plants, storage and terminals, and has interests in various oil and gas pipelines. The company markets, trades, and transports crude oil, condensate, natural gas, natural gas liquids, and refined products. It also has presence in solar farm, offshore wind, carbon capture and storage and hydrogen projects with focus on renewable energy and low carbon solutions. Equinor has major operations on the Norwegian continental shelf. It has operations in Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions. Equinor is headquartered in Stavanger, Norway.

About Nexsphere

Brookvale Energy Pty Ltd (Nexsphere) designs, constructs and operates an infrastructure and energy development wind farm. Nexsphere is headquartered in North Sydney, New South Wale, Australia.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.