Wind energy – Norway
The offshore wind alliance will contribute substantially to Norway’s ambitious goal to be a low-emission society and to be part of the energy transition in the European market.
“Success in offshore wind is a team effort. Together with our Norwegian partners, we are able to offer a competitive value proposition by matching local expertise with over a decade of offshore wind experience,” comments Francois Van Leeuw, co-CEO of Parkwind.
With Parkwind the alliance brings extensive competence, network and value chain experience, through 10 years of experience in developing, financing, constructing and operating offshore wind farms in the European market.
With its focus on local value creation and content, the alliance will strengthen the Stavanger region’s ambitions and position as Norway’s energy capital.
“Our project will be run through a Norwegian company with headquarters and operations based in the Stavanger-region. We will benefit from NorSea’s 55 years of experience in the Norwegian offshore industry, as well as our valuable insights from other wind ventures both in the NorSea group and Parkwind’s extensive portfolio,” says John E. Stangeland, CEO of NorSea.
In addition to Parkwind and NorSea, the Wilhelmsen group as NorSea’s majority shareholder, is an active contributor to the alliance.