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Worley Wins Rhode Island OWF Contract

April 30, 2019

Denmark's offshore wind giant Ørsted has awarded WorleyParsons a core role in its Revolution Wind project, which will see the design and installation of a 700-megawatt offshore wind farm, located 15 kilometers south of the Rhode Island coast.

The project, which commenced in March 2019, with installation expected in 2022, will see Worley complete the engineering and design of two offshore wind topside substations.

For the project, Worley said it devised a unique approach that drew upon a combination of our digital, new energy and offshore hydrocarbons expertise. The approach provides a template to use for future proposals for Ørsted projects, it said.

“This project award builds on a previous Ørsted Framework Agreement win, further solidifying our strong and ongoing partnership with this customer and our presence in the US market,” said Eoghan Quinn, Global Wind Lead, Worley.

Worley said there is a strong customer focus to utilize of its US-based resources for this project. The company will deliver and coordinate the project from its Reading, Pennsylvania, Power Center of Excellence, employing a team of specialists from across the Worley organization, it said.

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