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Consortium to develop 500 MW floating wind in South Korea

Aker Solutions and EDPR take up arms against CIP, Shell and Macquarie on the emerging South Korean floating wind market.

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Norway's Aker Solutions takes another step toward developing large-scale floating offshore wind. Joining forces with Windpower Korea and Portuguese EDP Renewables, Aker has formed a consortium with the initial ambition to establish a floating wind farm of 500 MW in South Korea, Aker Solutions informs.

"The new consortium is committed to support the ambitious renewable energy plans of the South Korean Government, which call for 13 gigawatt (GW) of offshore wind to be installed by 2030 and set a target of at least 30 percent renewable energy by 2040," states the press release.

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