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Ørsted drops offshore wind project

A Canadian company is looking for a new partner to develop the 400 MW project now that Ørsted has withdrawn in order to focus on the US market.

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After one year of involvement, Ørsted is withdrawing from Canadian offshore wind for the time being. Last September, the Danish energy company signed a declaration of intent with Canadian developer NaiKun regarding the project Haida Energy Field in the western territory of British Columbia. The deal also included the possibility of establishing a long-term cooperation with the Canadian firm. But that partnership has now been dissolved.

The primary factor behind this decision can be found on the other side of the North American continent and slightly further south, Ørsted explains.

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