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BP in joint bid to develop offshore wind in Norwegian North Sea

Consortium with Statkraft and Aker Offshore targets Sorlige Nordsjo II ‎licence area

BP has joined a growing list of companies bidding to develop offshore wind in the Norwegian North Sea as part of its push into renewables. The major has formed a consortium with Norwegian state-owned utility Statkraft and Norwegian wind developer Aker Offshore to bid for rights to develop projects in the Sorlige Nordsjo II (SN2) ‎licence area. The Norwegian government is tendering for offshore wind projects amounting to 4.5GW in two areas of the North Sea—Utsira Nord and Sorlige Nordsjo II. 50GW – BP 2030 net developed renewables target Last month, Norwegian state-owned energy company Equinor, Germany’s RWE Renewables and Norway’s Hydro said they were also preparing a joint b



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