Vestas CEO Henrik Andersen said the global turbine giant aims to remain a force in American wind power whatever the result of a US presidential election that presents “two different scenarios”.

With the race between incumbent Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden too close to call, Vestas and other turbine OEMs saw early falls in their share price, since mostly recouped, as markets reacted to the possibility of re-election of a president who has been openly contemptuous of wind power over a rival who has pledged huge expansion of renewables.