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Statkraft tests new technology with offshore solar panels

Norwegian technology company Ocean Sun has landed its first major commercial contract for floating offshore solar panels, to be installed by Statkraft.

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Norway's Statkraft has nominated compatriot technology company Ocean Sun to deliver equipment to a floating 2MW solar farm in Albania. The solar farm will consist of four floating sections, and the contract will cost Statkraft a total of EUR 2.3 million, reveals the state utility in a press release.

This marks Ocean Sun's first large commercial contract for a floating solar farm, where the company will see its technology tested, developed based on competences from the maritime industry.

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