BP, EnBW submit 2.9GW offshore wind lease bid to support green hydrogen production in Scotland

BP and its partner EnBW have submitted a transformational bid for 2.9GW offshore wind lease in the North Sea that could see £10bn ($13.7bn) of investments and the support of green hydrogen production.

The consortium has applied for a lease area off the east coast of Scotland that could support offshore wind projects with 2.9GW generating capacity.

However, the bid goes beyond developing wind power and will aim to support the production of green hydrogen in addition to accelerating Scotland’s entire energy transition.

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