27 Jun '11, 9am

Gamesa is hiring for Scottish marine energy centre as Statoil sells off onshore wind farms to focus offshore:

Statoil has sold the majority of its onshore wind business in Norway in order to focus investment on the emerging offshore market. The utility today announced it signed an agreement late last week to sell its 50 per cent stake in a portfolio of five projects dubbed Sarepta Energi, to TroenderEnergi Kraft for an undisclosed sum. FURTHER READING Renewables chief admits "real uncertainty" over EV growth UK startups hailed in GE's $200m ecomagination Challenge It also said it signed an agreement to Finnmark Kraft for the sale of four wind power projects in Finnmark, northeast Norway. They consist of Arctic Wind and the 120MW Hamnefjell, 120MW Båtsfjordfjellet and 160MW Snefjord wind farms. The sale is part of the group's plan to focus its wind energy investments on the offshore market, said Ståle Tungesvik, Statoil senior vice president of Renewable Energy. "Offshore wind is a...

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