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Friday, September 3, 2021

Tender for the Baltic Power onshore part of grid connection assets

Onshore part of grid connection assets of the Baltic Power offshore windfarm, that include onshore cable lines, onshore substation and overhead lines connecting Baltic Power substation with National Grid will be constructed in the Choczewo commune in Northern Poland.

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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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Friday, January 29, 2021

PKN ORLEN SELECTS STRATEGIC PARTNER FOR OFFSHORE WIND FARM PROJECT

​Canadian Northland Power Inc. will be PKN ORLEN’s strategic partner for its offshore wind farm project in the Baltic Sea. The Partnership will be responsible for the preparation, development and operation of the offshore wind farm with a capacity of up to 1.2 GW. Northland Power Inc. will ultimately acquire a 49% interest in the project, due to start in 2023 and scheduled for commissioning in 2026.


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Thursday, January 14, 2021

ORLEN SECURES GRID CONNECTION AGREEMENT FOR ITS OFFSHORE WIND FARM

Baltic Power, a member of the ORLEN Group, has signed a grid connection agreement with Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne for its offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The agreement marks another milestone in preparations for the wind farm project, providing a guarantee that clean energy generated by offshore wind can be fed into the national power system.


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Friday, December 11, 2020

PKN ORLEN in talks with companies interested in collaboration opportunities in the offshore wind farm supply chain

​Almost 400 people from 273 firms took part in the PKN ORLEN Offshore Wind Supply Chain Meeting 2020. This was the first in a series of meetings for suppliers interested in collaboration opportunities in the Baltic Power offshore wind farm supply-chain.


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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

PKN ORLEN will meet with potential offshore wind farm suppliers

​PKN ORLEN and the special purpose vehicle Baltic Power are organising an online meeting with companies interested in cooperation in building offshore wind farms. During the meeting, the potential supply chain participants will be briefed about the status of preparations for the project, its timetable, and PKN ORLEN’s approach to cooperation with local suppliers.


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Friday, November 13, 2020

PKN ORLEN: another phase of preparations for offshore wind farm project

The Company has commenced onshore geological surveys along the connection route for its planned offshore wind farm. The work will help delineate an underground cable route to transmit power from the offshore farm to an onshore power station. The survey will be performed in the municipality of Choczewo, where the transmission infrastructure will be built.


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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

PKN ORLEN Selected the design company for its offshore wind farm in Baltic Sea

PKN ORLEN has entered a design phase for the construction of an offshore wind farm project in the Baltic Sea. A preliminary technical design and building permit design for the project will be developed by Offshore Design Engineering Ltd., a UK-based company with over 20 years’ experience in such kind of projects. The initialization of this phase of the project is the result of several months of wind and seabed geology data collection. Once completed, the milestone will enable a detailed project execution plan to be drawn up.


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