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Equinor in joint bid for Norwegian North Sea offshore wind project

Large-scale windfarm would sit in North Sea area ideally located to supply electricity to Europe

Norwegian state-owned energy company Equinor, Germany’s RWE Renewables and Norway’s Hydro are preparing a joint bid to develop a large-scale offshore wind farm deploying fixed-bottom turbines in the Sorlige Nordsjo II area in the Norwegian North Sea. 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. “A large-scale offshore wind farm at Sorlige Nordsjo II could play a key role in expanding the North Sea as an offshore energy hub and create new industrial opportunities for Norway as an energy nation,” says Pal Eitrheim, Equinor’s executive vice president New Energy Solutions. The Sorlige Nord

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