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Scotland can take the lead in commercialising floating wind farms, report says

The world’s first full-scale floating wind turbine, Hywind, being assembled in Norway before deployment in the North Sea.
The world’s first full-scale floating wind turbine, Hywind, being assembled in Norway before deployment in the North Sea. • Photograph: Lars Christopher

Floating wind turbines could provide the “next big opportunity” for Scotland’s burgeoning renewables industry, Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing will claim today.

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