World’s first floating windfarm drives job creation in Scotland

The world’s first floating windfarm set to be built 15 miles off the coast of Scotland will create “hundreds” of jobs, according to the state-owned Norwegian oil company behind the project.

Statoil’s Ola Morten Aanestad revealed the news during a public event Friday.

The Hywind project will see five 1,000-ton turbines anchored in the ocean and secured by cables.


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