Dong awarded 1.4 GW in British offshore wind tender

Dong Energy has made the final investment decision on offshore wind farm Hornsea 2, which will be constructed for half the price of previous British projects. All in all, UK authorities have awarded contracts for 3.2 GW.

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Projects totaling 3.2 GW were awarded subsidies in this year's British tender of offshore wind, announces the UK government.

The tender's largest winner is Dong Energy, landing a contract for 1.386 MW for the Hornsea 2 project in the Contract for Difference (CfD) system, where funding was also allocated to EDPR and Engie's Moray of 950 MW as well as Innogy and Statkraft's 860 MW Triton Knoll project.

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