Sonnavindar Wind Offshore Project is a 3,000MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in North Sea, Norway. 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 multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2026 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Equinor, Norsk Hydro and RWE Renewables. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project. The project will be spread over an area of 2,591km². The turbines will be mounted on fixed type foundations.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2026. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.

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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 Norsk Hydro

Norsk Hydro ASA (Norsk) is a supplier of aluminum. Its operations include power production, bauxite extraction alumina refining, aluminium smelting, remelting, rolling activities recycling and extruded solutions. The company’s portfolio of products include bauxite, alumina, traffic poles, light poles, solar mounting systems, trains and rail, E-charging stations, warehousing logistics, roof rails and decorative trims, inner grooved tubes, hydro circal, extrusion ingots, foundry alloys, sheet and remelt ingots, wire rods, foil for technical applications, and strips and sheets. The company also owns and operates hydropower plants. It serves various industries such as automotive, transport, building and construction, marine and offshore, industrial design, infrastructure, electronics, general engineering, HVACR, printing, and solar industries. The company has operations in various countries in Argentina, Canada, Brazil, India, Japan, Turkey, Singapore, South Korea, Qatar, France, Norway, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Germany, the US, Belgium and the UK The company include various battery plants includes Hydrovolt, and Vianode. It also includes corvus energy, provides energy storage solutions for maritime. Hydro is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

About RWE Renewables

RWE Renewables GmbH, a renewable company that engaged in the operation of wind farms, photovoltaic plants and battery storage facilities. The company is headquartered in Essen, Germany.

This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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