Permission to build offshore wind park

Havsul I

Havsul I

The Government has granted the firm Vestavind Offshore permission to build a large offshore wind park with up to 78 generators off the coast of Møre og Romsdal county in Central Norway.

The project, Havsul I, wil be Norway’s first offshore wind park in Norway, it will consist of up to 80 generators, will cover an area of 49 sqare kilometres, and will cost an estimated NOK 7 billion to build.

It will produce altogether 1 TwH annually, or enough electricity for 49,000 households.

A second stage, Havsul II has been put on hold by the Government for the time being.

Source: Norway Post

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