Photo: StatoilHydro / Øyvind Hagen

Hywind heads out for tests as first floating wind turbine

The world's first full-scale floating wind turbine is being towed 10 kilometres southwest of Karmøy, Norway, where it will be anchored to the seabed using a three-point mooring system to start offshore trials.

9 June 2009 11:43 GMT Updated  25 November 2012 8:06 GMT
By Darius Snieckus