Dong Energy, the world’s biggest offshore wind developer, says it has “no need” to get involved in deep-water floating wind as it has more than enough shallow-water bottom-fixed projects in its development pipeline.

Executive vice-president Samuel Leupold told Recharge at OWE 2017 yesterday that he considers floating wind to be “a small niche so far in the offshore wind industry. There is a lot of work to be done for a bottom-fixed specialist like us.”

“Even a player as big as Dong cannot do everything...