The Hywind Tampen wind farm is located in the Tampen area of the Norwegian North Sea, about 140 kilometers off the coast of Norway. It consists of 11 floating wind turbines, each with a capacity of 8.6 megawatts. The total capacity of the wind farm is 88 megawatts. The wind farm is owned and operated by Equinor, a Norwegian energy company.

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The Hywind Tampen wind farm is the world’s largest floating wind farm because it has the largest capacity of any floating wind farm in operation. It has a total capacity of 88 megawatts, which is more than twice the capacity of the previous largest floating wind farm, the Fukushima Floating Wind Farm in Japan.

The wind farm is a major milestone in the development of floating wind power technology. The water depth in this area is between 260 and 300 meters, which is too deep for fixed-bottom wind turbines. The wind turbines are mounted on floating foundations that are anchored to the seabed. The floating foundations are made of concrete and steel, and they are designed to withstand the harsh conditions of the North Sea. Floating wind turbines can be deployed in deeper waters than fixed-bottom turbines, which opens up new opportunities for offshore wind development.

The Hywind Tampen wind farm is expected to generate enough electricity to power about 35% of the annual electricity needs of the Snorre and Gullfaks oil and gas fields. The wind farm is also expected to reduce carbon emissions from the oil and gas fields by about 200,000 tonnes per year.

According to the Internet