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Stiesdal installs first floating wind turbine

Installation of the first floating wind turbine atop the Tetraspar concept is finished, with the unit now on the way to its designated site.

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The maiden voyage of the first turbine using Stiedal's floater concept, Tetraspar, is imminent. At the Port of Grenaa, Western Denmark, installation is complete of a Siemens Gamesa 3.6-MW wind turbine on the floater platform, Stiesdal informs.

"Preparations for marine operations on the world’s first fully industrialized floating foundation have now begun in the Port of Grenaa, Denmark. Soon the demonstrator will be towed to the test site off Stavanger, Norway," the company writes.

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