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Monday, July 5, 2021

Baltic Power finalises geotechnical surveys of the Baltic Sea bed

​Twelve specialised vessels are beginning the main phase of geotechnical surveys of the Baltic Sea bottom in the area of the planned wind farm and along the connection route. Completion of the tests is scheduled for later this year. The results will provide a basis for the development of a detailed plan of locations of the foundations for the turbines and offshore substations and their connection to the onshore transmission infrastructure.


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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Energy Regulatory Office awards support for Baltic Power wind farm

The Energy Regulatory Office has granted support for the Baltic Power project in the form of a 25-year Contract for Difference (CfD). Under the CfD, the project owner will receive payments covering any negative balance of electricity generated offshore and fed into the grid, which means that the project will be compensated for the potential difference between the market price of electricity and the strike price of the CfD.


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Thursday, March 25, 2021

PKN ORLEN finalises its strategic partnership with Northland Power on Baltic Power project

​After fulfilment of the conditions precedent - including obtaining merger clearance - stipulated in the joint venture agreement signed in January 2021, NP Baltic Wind B.V. a subsidiary of Northland Power has subscribed for the shares in Baltic Power. The joint venture agreement provides for joint development and operation of the Baltic Power offshore wind farm, whose construction is scheduled for launch in 2023.


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Środowiskowe

Environmental care
- sustainable use of natural resources
- respect for local natural environment
- reduction of carbon footprint

Środowiskowe

Social partnership
- attractive jobs
- new proceeds to local budgets
- stable supply of clean energy

Środowiskowe

Sustainable economy
- growth incentive for the region and the country
- lower electricity generation costs
- development of the local supply chain

ABOUT THE PROJECT

The Baltic Power offshore wind farm is an essential element of transformation of the ORLEN Group and a milestone in the development of the Polish power sector. As soon as in 2024, we will start the construction of an up to 1.2 GW offshore wind farm, expected to ultimately supply clean electricity to even a million households in Poland.

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FOR THE LOCAL COMMUNITIES

Offshore wind power generation is an opportunity for a civilization change and transformation of the Polish economy. It can also provide a growth stimulus for the regions where clean, green technologies will be implemented. Experts estimate that in 2030 over 30% of energy generated in Poland will come from renewable sources, mainly offshore wind farms. Their potential in the Polish zone of the Baltic Sea is estimated at 11 GW.

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We are looking for suppliers
Companies interested in cooperating within the supply chain for the Baltic Power project are invited to register via a dedicated form:

REGISTRATION FORM

FOR BUSINESSES

Offshore wind power generation in the Baltic Sea presents an opportunity to build a new branch of the economy. Its development requires a strong and efficient supply chain. Large investment projects in the sector will drive the growth of hundreds of businesses and create thousands of well-paid jobs.

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ABOUT US

Development of the Baltic Power offshore wind farm is a joint venture project of two experienced companies: PKN ORLEN (Poland) and Northland Power (Canada). Under the partnership agreement signed in 2021, the companies will jointly carry out the construction of the 1.2 GW offshore wind farm at the Baltic Sea.

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CONTACT US

Contact: wiatr@orlen.pl

Media enquiries: media@orlen.pl

Business enquiries concerning supply chain: offshoresuppliers@orlen.pl 

Address of Baltic Power main office:
ul. Bielańska 12
00-085 Warsaw, Poland

Address of Baltic Power office in Gdynia:
MAG Building
ul. Tadeusza Wendy 15
81-341 Gdynia, Poland

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Baltic Power – registration details
Baltic Power spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością, with its registered office at ul. Bielańska 12, 00-085 Warsaw, Poland, entered in the National Court Register maintained by the District Court in Warsaw, 12th Commercial Division, under KRS No. 400905
Tax Identification Number (NIP): 52-72-668-625
Share capital: PLN 600,000.