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Denmark's Orsted buys remaining stake in US wind power project

Denmark's Orsted buys remaining stake in US wind power project
Denmark's Orsted buys remaining stake in US wind power project Copyright Thomson Reuters 2023
Copyright Thomson Reuters 2023
By Reuters
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OSLO -Denmark's Orsted said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy Public Service Enterprise Group's (PSEG) <PEG.N> 25% stake in the 1,100 megawatt wind power project Ocean Wind 1 off the cost of New Jersey, raising its stake to 100%.

The first power production from Ocean Wind 1 is scheduled for the end of 2024 and full commissioning is expected in 2025, Orsted said in a statement.

It did not reveal how much it had paid for the stake.

PSEG's exit would allow the project to "proceed with an optimised tax structure", the U.S. company said in the statement without elaborating.

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