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The site for the base is located at the Port of Tyne, in the northeast England. It will serve the Dogger Bank wind farm, which will be able to provide electricity to more than 4.5 million homes in the U.K. once fully up and running.
The wind farm is a 50-50 joint venture between Norwegian energy major Equinor and SSE, which is headquartered in Scotland. It will be made up of three 1.2 gigawatt (GW) phases — Dogger Bank A, Dogger Bank B and Dogger Bank C — in the North Sea,…