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Co-locating floating wind and wave power could open the way for gigawatt-scale arrays that drive down the costs of both fast-emerging renewable sources, said the boss of a company poised to carry out pioneering tests on the concept in the UK.

Wave power technology group Bombora will work with Britain’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to see if floating wind and wave systems can work together to share infrastructure such as moorings – which can account for up to 30% of a floating wind project’s Capex – grid connections or even entire platforms, reducing overall levelised cost of energy (LCoE).

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