With this contract, Ocean Winds, a partnership between EDPR and Engie, has "now 0.5 GW of operating gross capacity and 3.2 GW of secured gross capacity to be installed from 2021 onward."
EDP Renováveis (EDPR) has secured a 25-year Contract for Difference (CfD) for 369.5 MW awarded by the Polish Energy Regulatory Office for the B-Wind and C-Wind (B&C Wind) offshore projects in Poland.
In a statement sent to CMVM, EDPR reveals that B&C Wind “are two offshore wind projects in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Poland which are 100% owned by OW [Ocean Winds],” an offshore partnership held in equal parts between EDPR and Engie.
This “CfD was granted to B&C Wind by the Polish Energy Regulatory Office within the context of Poland’s program to support the development of offshore wind technology, which was recently approved by the European Commission.”
The contract was “was granted under the first phase of Poland’s offshore program, awarding B&C Wind a 25-year CfD at a maximum of 319.60 PLN/MWh,” says the company.
With this CfD, Ocean Winds has “now 0.5 GW of operating gross capacity and 3.2 GW of secured gross capacity to be installed from 2021 onwards, totalling 3.7 GW of operating and secured gross capacity.”