Visit windpowermonthlyevents.com for the latest on our upcoming conferences and webcasts

Norway

Norway

Utility reveals 100 MW plan off Norway

Plans for a 1000 MW North Sea wind farm at Sørlig, 130 kilometres southwest of the Norwegian town of Lista, have been unveiled by Norwegian utility Lyse Energi. The company has submitted a planning application for the project, to comprise 200, 5 MW turbines, to Norway's Water Resources & Energy Directorate. It hopes to get the required permits within the next two years and would make a final decision on whether to proceed in 2011. Construction would start in 2014 with a view to completion in 2017. The selected site is outside the country's main shipping lanes but is considered a prominent fishing ground for North Sea cod. Wind speeds average 11 m/s at 90 metres.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus

Windpower Monthly Events

Latest Jobs