Aker Signs Contract for U.K. Offshore Wind Project
Aker Solutions, in a consortium with Siemens Energy, has signed a contract with ScottishPower Renewables with the intention to provide the HVDC (high-voltage, direct current) converter stations for the East Anglia THREE offshore wind project in the UK.
East Anglia THREE is the second project to be developed in the East Anglia Zone, following the commissioning of East Anglia ONE in 2020. East Anglia THREE is located in the North Sea off the east coast of England and is planned for an installed capacity of up to 1,400 MW. It is part of the overall East Anglia Hub development which includes East Anglia TWO and East Anglia ONE North, with a planned total capacity of up to 3,100 MW. Planning applications for East Anglia ONE North (800 MW) and East Anglia TWO (900 MW) are currently being examined by the UK Planning Inspectorate.
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