- Published: 09 March 2021 09 March 2021
Equinor and partner Polenergia have submitted applications for contracts for difference (CfD) for energy generated in the offshore wind projects MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III located in the Polish part of the Baltic sea.
Equinor is the operator of the projects during the development, construction and operation phases. Polenergia is responsible for obtaining all permits and managing national affairs related to the development of the project. The joint venture partners submitted the applications to the Polish Energy Regulatory Office in accordance with the Polish Offshore Wind Act from 17 December 2020. Under the Offshore Wind Act up to 5.9 GW of projects might be awarded CfD support in the first phase of the support scheme. The MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III offshore wind projects are located in the Baltic Sea, 22-37 km off the coast of Poland in water depths of around 25 to 40 meters. The combined area has the potential to generate up to 1440 MW.