Hywind Tampen: Construction Start at World's Largest Floating Wind Farm

Erna Solberg (Image: Øyvind Gravås - WoldCam / Equinor ASA)Erna Solberg (Image: Øyvind Gravås - WoldCam / Equinor ASA)
The Hywind Tampen project will be the first floating offshore wind project to supply renewable power for oil and gas installations.

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Construction starts on the world's largest floating offshore wind farm

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Construction starts on the world's largest floating offshore wind farm

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Kværner apprentice Arne Linga started construction of Hywind Tampen, a floating offshore wind farm, at Kværner Stord. The technology project opens up new opportunities for Norwegian industry.

Prime Minister Solberg and Linga started the cutting robot on the project's first sheet of steel on Thursday, 1 October. Kværner’s assignment will include building 11 floating concrete hulls for the turbines on Hywind Tampen. "Hywind Tampen is a new chapter in Norway’s narrative as an energy nation. With support from the Norwegian authorities, we're not only building Norway’s first offshore wind project; we're refining floating offshore wind technology along with the Norwegian supplier industry," says... ... More: Official Press Release Equinor

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