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Statoil to build world’s largest floating windfarm

|16 May 2016|

Scotland

Energy giant Statoil will built the world’s largest floating windfarm off the coast of Scotland.

The Norwegian company’s Hywind project will locate five 6MW turbines less than 20 miles from the fishing town of Peterhead.

“We are very pleased to develop this project in Scotland, in a region with a huge wind resource and an experienced supply chain from oil and gas,” Hywind Scotland’s project director Leif Delp said.

the turbines is due to begin in 2017, with first power being generated towards the end of that year.

 

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