The World Bank is about to start developing a road map of the offshore wind potential of Azerbaijan, which is interested in developing the first wind farms in the Caspian Sea, the bank told Recharge.

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“We’ve got a procurement that is running there at the moment to get on board with a consultancy to start a road map of Azerbaijan that will look at how offshore wind could be developed there,” Sean Whittaker, principle industry specialist at the bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) unit said.