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Ørsted: Connecticut defeat was not a surprise

Ørsted has been present in the US market for offshore wind since 2015, and the company still sees "considerable growth potential" in the market despite the latest defeat.

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Danish energy major Ørsted was not taken by surprise when the state of Connecticut opted to move forward with a different offshore wind bid from one of its competitors, says Martin Neubert, head of ocean wind at Ørsted, in a written comment to Ritzau Finans.

The comment comes after the state of Connecticut Wednesday announced that US-based competitor Deepwater Wind will move forward to negotiations for a 200 MW offshore wind development project.

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