Eying the huge possible for setting up wind farms at sea, firms alongside Norway’s west coast are making the bounce from offshore oil to offshore wind energy
Developing offshore wind energy may just turn out simply as successful as petroleum trade tasks, and the potential of price advent is gigantic.
Statoil and Statkraft, Norway’s heavyweight power firms, recognise this possible and feature already secured a key place in Great Britain, the place the improvement of wind energy is very subsidised. The two Norwegian firms, in conjunction with the power firms Scottish and Southern Energy and RWE npower, will broaden Dogger Bank, by way of a ways the most important British wind energy undertaking to date.
West Coast corporations on the beginning line Other Norwegian firms also are stepping into line to compete for contracts for massive building tasks for offshore wind farms.
More than 40 firms basically from Hordaland and Rogaland counties have joined the Arena NOW (Norwegian Offshore Wind) community. Every member corporate has revel in within the oil and fuel trade; some have already landed their first wind energy contracts and finished their first installations.