Denmark's Largest RE Firm Orsted Expands Presence in Texas, United States

Nov 18, 2022 12:14 PM ET
  • The largest energy company in Denmark, Orsted will certainly be establishing a new office in Texas. The new premises that will certainly be an EPC centre (engineering, purchase as well as construction) for its portfolio of clean power options.

The new office that is to find up in Texas will note its opening in the first fifty percent of next year. 80 new full time employees will be a part of it and also will be an addition to the firm's nearly 115 workers in Austin. Orsted's new investment in the US state will aid expand its presence there. Orsted alread has an office in Austin together with 8 renewable resource projects.

Orsted's EPC group explores the company's supply chain, design and also project planning in addition to projects on building of multi-technology clean power projects.

" Texas is already house to a number of our land-based wind and also solar farms that are providing economic chance, investment and also clean American-produced power," claimed David Hardy, EVP as well as Chief Executive Officer, Orsted Americas. He added, "Our growing group in Texas will continue to construct our service as well as impact in the region. With the biggest offshore wind portfolio under advancement in the US as well as among the fastest expanding onshore renewable energy services, we're proud to improve the energy heritage that is foundational to Texas with the latest clean energy modern technologies in wind, solar, storage space, environment-friendly hydrogen and e-fuels."

Orsted's Projects

Orsted already has a few projects in America and also has plans to find up with other projects with sights firmly on Texas.

By way of its projects as well as partnerships, the Danish energy company is developing the first American-made offshore wind substation in the Corpus Christi region of Texas. The substation will lead the way for the establishment of a first of its kind 472-foot offshore wind turbine installment vessel. It will certainly be set up inin Brownsville, Texas. Additonally, Orsted is likewise exploring the building and construction of the first American-flagged wind farm Service Operations Vessel. The vessel is being made by Edison Chouest Offshore, an aquatic transport service business in Louisiana.

Mentioning its projects in the Gulf Region, the Danish company is setting up a 675 MW power-to-x center. This premises will be made use of to fuel a new fleet of 12 e-methanol-powered container vessels. This is being finished with an aim to decarbonise the hard-to-abate transportation field.

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