Equinor, Naturgy Join Race for Spanish Offshore Wind License

Spain wants to develop up to 3 gigawatt of offshore wind by 2030, with more than 90% of the areas being in deep waters and thus requiring floating wind turbines, they said.

Reuters

Norway’s Equinor will partner with Spain’s Naturgy to participate in the first Spanish offshore wind power auction off the coast of the Canary Islands in 2023, the two companies said on April 6.

Spain wants to develop up to 3 gigawatt (GW) of offshore wind by 2030, with more than 90% of the areas being in deep waters and thus requiring floating wind turbines, they said.

Danish energy firm Orsted on April 5 announced a similar cooperation with Spain’s Repsol.

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