First power from Hywind Tampen

November 14, 2022 | Sponsored News | Energy Facts Staff Writer | 2min

Power production from the first turbine in the floating wind farm Hywind Tampen in the North Sea started at 12:55 CET on 13 November. The power was delivered to the Gullfaks A platform in the North Sea.
Facts about Hywind Tampen
Partners: Equinor, Petoro, OMV, Vår Energi, Wintershall Dea and INPEX Idemitsu
Hywind Tampen has a system capacity of 88 MW
The wind farm is located some 140 kilometres from shore
Water depth: between 260 and 300 metres
The turbines are installed on a floating concrete structure with a joint mooring system
Enova and the Business Sector’s NoX Fund have supported the project by NOK 2.3 billion and NOK 566 million respectively to stimulate technology development within offshore wind and emission reductions