- Published: 19 November 2021 19 November 2021
Shell has signed an agreement with Simply Blue Group to acquire a 51% share of their Western Star venture, which seeks to develop a floating wind farm off the Clare coast in Ireland.
The Western Star Joint Venture will be developed by Simply Blue Group personnel and Shell floating wind personnel, with the project office based at Simply Blue Group Headquarters in Cork, Ireland. The joint venture will seek to co-develop up to 1.35GW in total: 300MW-450MW in the first phase with 700MW-900MW to follow. The Western Star Project will be located at least 35km off the west coast of Co. Clare and will have a total capacity of 1.35 GW.