Vandenberg Air Force Pilot Project is a 40MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in North Pacific Ocean, California, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 40 40 Permitting California, the US BW Ideol


The project is being developed by BW Ideol.

The project cost is expected to be around $193.12m. The project will be spread over an area of 16.058km². The turbines will be mounted on floating semi-submersible concrete barge foundations.

The wind power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 10MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2025.

About BW Ideol

BW Ideol AS (BW Ideol) is an operator of renewable energy platforms for an offshore energy production system. Its engineers innovative floating production solutions to progress the future of energy. The company build on four decades of offshore operations and project execution to create tailored offshore energy solutions for evolving global markets. It also delivers with a combined engineering and operating mindset when designing new FPSOs, preparing redeployments and exploring new opportunities. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.


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