Energy company RWE wants to build three wind farms from the North Sea island of Juist. For this he looked for a Canadian partner. The parks are due to go online in 2026 and 2028.
Energy Group RWE Expands its activities in the field of renewable energy. Three wind farms with a total capacity of 1.3 GW are to be developed in collaboration with Canadian electricity supplier Northland Power, the DAX company announced in Essen on Thursday. A joint venture was set up for this purpose, with RWE holding 51 percent and Canadian holding the remaining shares.
The three wind farms are scheduled to become operational in 2026 and 2028 respectively. Therefore the area for this is in the North Sea, north of the island. Correct, According to RWE, last year space was secured for one of the wind farms with a capacity of 433 MW. Two more areas with a total capacity of 900 MW are to be allotted in the auction next year.
The Essen-based utility plans to expand its portfolio of renewable energy to 50 gigawatts by the end of the decade. RWE intends to generate an average of 2.5 GW a year for this purpose. Offshore wind capacity should more than triple from the current 2.4 to 8 GW by 2030.
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