BlueFloat Energy confident of demand for big offshore wind projects

BlueFloat Energy confident of demand for big offshore wind projects
BlueFloat Energy wants to build windfarms off the Taranaki and Waikato coasts. (Image: BlueFloat Energy)
Greg Hurrell
Offshore wind energy startup BlueFloat Energy is pushing ahead with plans for gigawatts of offshore wind generation in the Taranaki and Waikato regions.It's dismissing pushback from some analysts worried that the country and the electricity market can’t handle new generation on such a scale. For now, BlueFloat is focused on the regulatory changes needed to make offshore wind generation a reality in New Zealand.BlueFloat has two fixed-seabed offshore wind projects in the works in partnership with Taranaki energy services company E...

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