The jacket foundation was installed in May 2018, with the platform topside following in October after a mammoth sea journey from Dubai. George Salibi, chief operating officer of Engineering and Construction at Petrofac, said: “We are delighted to have reached this key milestone with BorWin3 ready for action. “The additional grid connection being put into operation is a significant contribution to the energy transition in Germany and a further demonstration of Petrofac’s expansion into adjacent sectors, including renewable energy.”
In some countries, renewable energy is cheaper than fossil fuels. Renewable energy is a much cheaper alternative in some countries because of their ability to harness sources of energy that are prevalent to their location.