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CEO says offshore wind could become one of Norway's five top exports by 2030

Knut Vassbotn, CEO of newly established Deep Wind Offshore, has made the leap from the oil sector to what he considers one of Norway's five biggest export successes ahead of 2030. The company expects to profit from a booming wind market.

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At the office in Haugesund on the Norwegian west coast, Knut Vassbotn is making concrete plans for future projects for his recently launched venture Deep Wind Offshore, which was established last month.

The founder and CEO is confident that offshore wind can develop into one of the biggest, Norwegian exports in the future. For now, though, sufficiently large projects need to be launched.

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