Ørsted and Vattenfall hesitate – rivals preparing for floating offshore wind

"We are observing and finding what happens closely, but we have not made a final decision about which way we will go," says the Vattenfall CEO.

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Floating wind turbines could be the new big thing for the wind industry, and while several developers and companies have had their eye on the new technology, the two major players Ørsted and Vattenfall have no plans to enter the market at the current point in time.

According to Morten Imsgard, share analyst at Sydbank, Ørsted has no major incentive to drive and operate the market, and it is therefore not surprising that the Danish energy group is adhering to well-known foundations.

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