As announced on Thursday by the Energy Regulatory Office, five entities are applying for support for a total of eight offshore wind farm projects under the so-called Phase I of offshore support. The deadline for submitting applications for support was March 31.

According to the ERO, the joint venture of Polenergia and the Norwegian Equinor has submitted applications for support for the IMF Baltic III and IMF Baltic II projects. The joint venture of PGE and Danish Orsted is applying for support for two planned farms – Baltica 2 and Baltica 3. PKN Orlen and Canadian Northland Power are applying for support for the Baltic Power project. The RWE concern applied for support for the BTI project, and OW Offshore (a company of EDPR and Engie) – for support for two projects: B-Wind and C-Wind.

According to the offshore support act, the so-called Phase I of the support will be granted by the President of the Energy Regulatory Office for projects with an installed capacity of up to 5.9 GW. In accordance with the decision of the Minister of Climate, in this procedure the maximum price for electricity from an offshore wind farm, which is the basis for the settlement of the right to cover the negative balance, will be PLN 319.6 per MWh.

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