- Published: 18 October 2022 18 October 2022
BayWa r.e. submits permit application for a subsidy-free commercial floating offshore wind pProject off the Portuguese Coast. BayWa r.e. is now entering the decisive phase of the official authorisation process for this floating offshore project in Portugal.
This follows initial discussions and consultation stages with the Portuguese government and all local stakeholders. The company officially applied to secure the rights for an exclusive use of the seabed, to develop a floating offshore wind farm with 30 turbines and up to 600MW in total, in a dedicated zone off the coastline of Viana do Castelo. BayWa r.e. intends to support the creation of a global floating offshore wind supply chain in Portugal using existing local infrastructure.