Baltic Power wind farm has obtained the first of the required construction permits for the onshore part. This is the first such decision issued for offshore wind power projects in Poland, ORLEN Group CEO Daniel Obajtek announced on social media.
The Pomeranian Voivode was notified of the issuance of the permit for Baltic Power, which is a joint investment by ORLEN Group and Northland Power. In the decision, the Voivode indicated that a decision has been issued approving the land development project and the architectural and construction project, as well as granting permission for the construction of a strategic investment concerning a set of equipment for power output “Connection of the Baltic Power Offshore Wind Farm to the National Power System” in the Choczewo municipality in Wejherowo County.
The farm will be located about 23 km from the coast at the level of Leba and Choczewo. Upon completion in 2026, the Baltic Power offshore wind farm will be able to supply more than 1.5 million households with clean energy.