PGE Offshore Wind projects mean eco-sytem growth in Gdansk, Gdynia

PGE has signed Letters of Intent on cooperation in offshore wind with the Maritime University of Gdynia, Gdańsk University of Technology, Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Gdańsk, and the Technical University of Denmark.

With the Maritime University of Gdynia, PGE will to cooperate on developing offshore wind energy in Poland, including establishing an Offshore Centre under the patronage of the Polish Minister of Education and Science, which will focus on knowledge and skills necessary to support the growing Polish offshore wind economy.

As part of the cooperation, PGE will support the Maritime University of Gdynia in creating a laboratory base for the Offshore Center, which will serve for joint research in the development of the Polish offshore wind energy sector. PGE and the University will also work on the implementation of hydrological, hydrometeorological, hydrochemical, geomorphological analyses, as well as research in the field of navigation, safety and rescue in maritime transport. 

Through the cooperation, the University will also provide PGE with research support in planning activities to minimise the impact on the environment during the construction of PGE’s offshore wind farms. The cooperation also includes the exchange of experiences in staff training for offshore wind farm operations, and the extension and improvement of the University’s curriculum.

PGE is set to build two offshore wind projects in Poland by 2030, together with Ørsted, totalling 2.5 GW in installed capacity. After 2030, the company plans to build at least 1 GW of additional offshore wind capacity.

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