- On June 19, 2020 /
- In Frontpage, News
Teknotherm Marine AS, a fully owned company of Heinen & Hopman, have been awarded a major contract for the design and supply of HVAC systems to the Doggerbank area, located more than 130 km east of the Yorkshire coast in the British North Sea.
This will be the world’s largest bottom-fixed offshore wind development with a total installed capacity of 3.6 GW and will be the first use of HVDC for offshore wind in the UK.
The projects are expected to deliver electricity equivalent to the consumption of 4.5 million UK homes.
The Dogger Bank wind farm will consist of three platforms; DBA, DBB and DBC, where Teknotherm have signed the contract for 2 platforms with an option for the 3rd.
Throughout the engineering phase, focus has been on continuous cost reduction and technological development that will help increase the competitiveness of seabed wind.
As Teknotherm Marines CEO Thomas Smordalen points out, the award of these prestigious contracts are a crossroads and important strategic milestone demonstrating Heinen & Hopman’s and Teknotherm Marines commitment to offshore wind and the development of Heating, Ventilation, Air conditioning and Refrigeration systems specific for this market area.
Teknotherm Marine are proud to be chosen by their client Aibel AS in Norway, to be part of the global team working with the Joint venture company comprising of Equinor and SSE Renewables, supporting UK’s long term goal of being carbon neutral by 2050.
Delivery of HVAC equipment to the first platform is scheduled for Q4 2020, with the next approx. 1 year later.