Deep Wind Offshore Secures Rights for Second Estonian Offshore Wind Project

Norwegian company AS has obtained exclusive rights to develop another offshore wind park in the Estonian portion of the , less than two weeks after securing its first site near Saaremaa Island.

The Estonian Consumer Protection and Technical Regulatory Authority (CPTRA) confirmed the award following an auction for the Saare 2.2 marine area, where Deep Wind Offshore submitted the sole bid, starting at EUR 1.33 million (USD 1.4 million).

According to Deep Wind Offshore's building permit application, the company plans to install up to 56 wind turbines with a total capacity of 840 MW in the Saare 2.2 area, spanning 88.5 square kilometers. This addition complements their plans for 98 turbines in the adjacent Saare 2.1 area, covering 163.8 square kilometers. Together, these projects could potentially contribute up to 2,400 MW of offshore wind power to Estonia's energy .

In a statement, Deep Wind Offshore emphasized Estonia's strategic importance as a core market and committed to developing over 10 GW of offshore wind capacity within the next decade.

CEO commented, “We are pleased to expand our exclusive development area and look forward to engaging with Estonian authorities to ensure this project supports national climate goals, enhances energy security, fosters local value chains, and creates job opportunities.”


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