Norwegian power giant Equinor has begun assembling the wind turbines of what will be the world's largest floating offshore wind farm. Hywind Tampen, the world's first floating wind farm to power offshore oil and gas platforms, is located about 140 kilometers off the coast in water depths of 260 to 300 meters. With 11 wind turbines upgraded from 8 to 8.6 MW, it has a system capacity of 88 MW. The first four have now been installed. When Hywind Tampen is operational, Equinor will operate nearly half (47%) of the global offshore wind energy. It will be a test bed for floating wind, exploring the use of new and larger turbines, installation methods, simplified moorings, concrete substructures, and integration between gas and wind power generation. Hywind Tampen will start producing power in the third quarter of 2022.

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