Offshore wind farms to be integrated with Poland’s power grid
Equinor and Polenergia ordered an AC grid connection and power quality solution from Hitachi Energy, for their jointly owned MFW Baltyk II and MFW Baltyk III offshore wind farms. Combined generating capacity is 1,440 megawatts in the Polish sector of the Baltic Sea.
As a global leader in the offshore wind market, Hitachi Energy was selected in a competitive procurement process on the strength of its front-end engineering and design (FEED) studies and optimized solutions.
Hitachi Energy is going to provide an offshore grid connection to each of the wind farms with, which are pending a final investment decision in 2024 and are scheduled to deliver first power in 2027. They will be one of the first offshore wind farms in Poland and the government aims to have around 11 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity either operational or under development by 2027. The country has a promising plan to develop its offshore wind potential and increase the use of renewable energy.
Source: T&D World