Outlook to big project convinced Ørsted to pursue floating wind

Even though Ørsted still sees floating offshore wind "complementary" to the fixed-bottom variety, the Danish power company now has plans for the emerging technology after last week's announcement to bid in Norway's coming tender.

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Things fell in place last week when the perhaps most influential player in the history of global offshore wind announced itself ready enter Norway to get the country's floating offshore wind market moving – 30 years after a similar forerunner spirit was shown in developing the world's first offshore wind farm, Vindeby.

Although Henrik Stiesdal isn't first in line this time around.

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