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Arup–ODE awarded Technical Consultant role for Anmado Offshore Wind Farm in South Korea

Jerman Cheung Jerman Cheung East Asia Press Office,Hong Kong
15 June 2021

Arup, in association with Offshore Design Engineering Limited (ODE), has been commissioned by Hyundai Engineering Corporation as the Technical Consultant for Korea Wind Energy Co Ltd’s 220MW Anmado Offshore Wind Project in South Korea.

Located at the coast of the South Jeolla Province (Jeollanam-do) of South Korea, the project is one of the initial offshore wind projects to support the country’s energy plan released in 2017 to have at least 20% of electricity produced by renewables by 2030 and 30-35% by 2040.

Arup–ODE team will assess the local conditions to determine the most appropriate foundation system, turbine technology and site layout for the chosen site in order to facilitate the early project planning works.

Leveraging our long-established expertise from the European offshore wind market and further project experience in Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam, Arup and ODE’s multidisciplinary teams in in Europe and Asia have an in depth understanding of the specific challenges to be faced and how they can be applied to the local conditions and regulatory framework. Through its strategic network of offices across the region, Arup–ODE will deliver world-class engineering services to the project.

We’re excited to be able to contribute our expertise to the project, drawing upon our combined experiences for the development of offshore wind farms in the UK, Europe, Japan, Vietnam and Taiwan. We look forward to engaging with the Korean offshore wind industry to utilise these skills. ” Peter Thompson Peter Thompson East Asia Energy Business Leader

With extensive experience of the offshore wind industry globally and regionally, we are delighted to be working in partnership with Arup to support Wind Energy Co in the development of the Anmado Offshore Wind Farm. This project will play an important role in the Korean offshore wind power generation. It is an exciting opportunity and we are proud to be a key part of it. ” David Robertson Director & Head of Renewables, ODE