17 Jan 2022: TechnipFMC and Magnora ASA (Magnora) are pleased to announce that their partnership, Magnora Offshore Wind AS, has been offered the opportunity to enter into an Option Agreement for the N3 area by the Crown Estate Scotland in the ScotWind leasing round. The planned development will have a total capacity of approximately 500 megawatts (MW), which could power more than 600,000 homes in the United Kingdom. The N3 area is situated in the north-western part of Scotland, 40 kilometers offshore Western Isles. The planned wind farm will cover an area of approximately 100 square kilometers in water depths of 106 to 125 meters, and the concept base for the application is 33 semi-submersible floating wind turbines of 15 MW capacity. The ambition is to achieve Consent in 2026, Final Investment Decision in 2028, and start production in 2030, contributing to achieving Scotland’s Net Zero targets, Pathway to 2030. For the ScotWind N3 application, Magnora Offshore Wind has support from three committed experience providers: Stornoway Port Authority, Kishorn Port and DNV.
Location:
United Kingdom
Status:
Concept/Early Planning
Capacity:
495 MW
4C Offshore | Location Map: Lat(58.795) Lon(-6.363)

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