It’s not uncommon to hear predictions that renewable energy’s next big leap forward will come with a boom in floating generation – but Børge Bjørneklett is convinced that it will be led by solar modules, not wind turbines.

As CEO of Norwegian floating PV pioneer Ocean Sun, Bjørneklett's bullishness over the technology’s prospects is hardly surprising, but he insists the data backs him up when he claims the fledgling sector is on the cusp of a boom that could outstrip even the growth tipped for foundation-free wind turbines.