- Published: 25 March 2022 25 March 2022
PGE and Ørsted have announced a tender for the general contractor for the onshore connection for the Baltica Offshore Wind Farm, consisting of Baltica 2 and Baltica 3.
The onshore connection infrastructure for the Baltica Offshore Wind Farm will be built in the vicinity of Osieki Lęborskie, in the Choczewo commune, in the Wejherowo district in Pomerania. Two adjacent land stations will be built there – one for the Baltica 3 power plant, the other for the Baltica 2 power plant – together with export cable lines in the onshore area. The task consists not only of the construction of transformer stations and export cable lines in the land area, but also access and internal roads, water and sewage network for the station, its lighting and fencing. According to the tender schedule its results are planned to be announced by the end of 2022. The first construction works related to the onshore station are scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of 2023.
According to the schedule of the first stage of the project, i.e. Baltica 3 with a capacity of up to 1045.5 MW, the introduction of the first energy into the grid is planned for 2026. The next stage, i.e. Baltica 2 with a capacity of up to 1498 MW, is to start production by 2027.