Moreld: Important offshore wind contract to Origo Solutions
Origo Solutions has been awarded the contract as SCADA system integrator for Equinor’s UK wind farms.
Origo Solutions has been awarded the contract as SCADA system integrator for UK wind farms by Equinor. Origo Solutions will be responsible for the complete delivery of the common Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system which will be used to operate wind farms from Equinor’s new highly integrated UK regional control room. This will be first implemented for the Dogger Bank A,B and C wind farms.
“We are very pleased and excited to be awarded this contract. The award is a sign of confidence from Equinor, based on 20 years of good collaboration in implementing safe, smart and efficient technology solutions. This contract is a milestone in our strategic commitment to improve optimization of production and operations in the renewable industry”, says Bjørn-Tore Lenes, CEO of Origo Solutions.
Origo Solutions is a specialist supplier of industrial safety, automation and data management systems for monitoring, control and protection of both offshore and onshore facilities. Origo Solutions is based in Norway and is a part of Moreld, an industrial group that provides solutions and services to the oil and gas, renewables, marine, aquaculture and other industries.
Equinor is one of the largest offshore wind developers globally. In the UK, Equinor currently powers around 750,000 homes through operating three wind farms; Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon, and the world’s first floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland. Equinor is developing plans to extend both the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon wind farms, doubling its offshore wind capacity off the coast of Norfolk. Equinor will also operate Dogger Bank, the largest offshore wind farm in the world, from the Port of Tyne. When complete it will be capable of generating around 5% of the UK’s electricity demand.