Vattenfall teams up with Ørsted's new partner

The Swedish utility will make a bid in Scotland's forthcoming offshore wind licensing round with the Danish group's new Norwegian partner.

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Norway's Fred Olsen is now making serious waves by entering the main stage of offshore wind – no longer merely supplying, for instance, Fred Olsen Windcarrier's installation vessel's, but rather in the role of developer in the form of Fred Olsen Renewables.

This debut is also taking place in the company of some famous names. Two weeks back, the outfit expanded its bidding partnership along with Hafslund Eco, which seeks to develop offshore wind in Norwegian waters, to also include Ørsted. Now, Fred Olsen is joining forces with Vattenfall to participate in Scotland's impending licensing round, Scotwind.

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