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Vattenfall launches €3m offshore wind research programme in Aberdeen

Swedish renewables company invests more in wind farm research in hopes of future dividends for Scottish operations 

Swedish energy firm VATTENFALL has launched a scientific research programme worth €3m to investigate the environmental impacts of offshore wind in Aberdeen.

The programme will be the largest of its kind in Europe and will be hosted at the wind farm developer’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) where it will hold 11 turbines for testing.