The Dolwin Beta high voltage AC/DC power converter platform arrived yesterday afternoon in Haugesund, Norway.
A collaboration between Aibel AS and ABB, Dolwin Beta’s submersible hull was built at Drydocks World in the UAE and transported via the heavy lift vessel Mighty Servant I, owned by Boskalis subsidiary, Dockwise.
Once outfitted at Aibel’s yard in Haugesund with the topsides electrical processing equipment, the unit will be installed by Heligoland in 29 meters of water in the German sector of the North Sea.
Dolwin Beta will have a capacity of 924 MW and can receive electricity from three wind farms delivering power from a total of 240 turbines.
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