World’s first floating windfarm to take shape off coast of Scotland

Turbines for £200m Hywind project will be towed from Norway across North Sea and moored to seabed off north-east Scotland

The world’s first floating windfarm has taken to the seas in a sign that a technology once confined to research and development drawing boards is finally ready to unlock expanses of ocean for generating renewable power.

After two turbines were floated this week, five now bob gently in the deep waters of a fjord on the western coast of Norway ready to be tugged across the North Sea to their final destination off north-east Scotland.

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