Ørsted sees France as far more mature for offshore wind

The energy company is returning to the French offshore wind market, which was suspended three years ago due to a lack of project oversight. Ørsted declines to comment on the distribution of ownership in the new setup, which involves French oil major Total.
Photo: France Energie Eolienne
Photo: France Energie Eolienne

In the spring of 2016, Ørsted pulled the plug on its French offshore wind engagements. Four years prior, the Danish energy company had in a consortium with EDF won three out of four projects in France's first offshore wind tender. However, the 40 percent was not adequate, the company stated.

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