Chinese offshore operator CNOOC Ltd has launched its first offshore wind farm off eastern China’s Jiangsu province, further expanding its footprint in the renewable energy business.

The H2 offshore wind project in Rudong county, Jiangsu, which is made up of 67 units, has total power generation capacity of 300 megawatts. Out of the total, 47 units will be installed in shallow waters and the remainder in deep water.

Starting operation is the first batch of the 67 units and the entire project is to be completed by the end of this year.