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French EDF Group buys 450 MW offshore farm

The offshore wind farm has had a turbulent beginning, for example with birds slowing the development. Now, the farm is shifting to French owners.

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The French EDF group has purchased offshore wind farm Neart na Gaoithe, after the solar and wind energy company Mainstream Renewable Power opened for bids, announced the company in a press release.

The offshore wind farm, which was approved in 2013 and was one the first recipients of CfD subsidies, has a secured settlement price at GBP 114.38/MWh. That is near double the price of the two British projects Hornsea One and Moray East.

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