A fabrication yard in China has been awarded a $76m contract to supply tower components for Dogger Bank – the world’s largest windfarm – in the UK.
Dajon Offshore Heavy Industry has finalised a deal with GE Renewable Energy to supply the 41 towers to Dogger Bank B.
The news has been reported by Yicai Global, a financial news branch of the Chinese state-owned conglomerate Shanghai Media Group.
Dogger Bank is a 3.5 GW project, being developed in three phases – A, B and C.
SSE Renewables (40% owner) is leading development and construction, and operatorship will pass to Equinor (40%) upon completion. Eni’s venture Vargronn is a 20% partner in the project.
This marks the third big order for the Chinese yard Dajin in as many weeks, including a set of 12 towers for the Moray West windfarm in Scotland.
Dajin, which in June announced it signed the contract for the supply of monopiles for Moray West, said at the time that it planned to open a manufacturing facility in Europe that would produce both fixed and floating foundations for offshore wind projects.