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  • 8 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Green Rebel Marine will undertake a geophysical site survey campaign at the site of the Emerald floating offshore wind project in the North Celtic Sea, off the south coast of Ireland. The surveys will be conducted by the vessel Roman Rebel, using multibeam echosounders and ultra-high-resolution survey equipment, and will start on 13 July and […]

  • 17 March 2022
    Authorities

    Portugal plans to organise an auction for floating offshore wind this Summer, according to Reuters, which reports that between 3 GW and 4 GW are planned to be auctioned in the country’s Atlantic Ocean waters. The procured projects are expected to enter operation in 2026, Reuters says Portugal’s Environment and Energy Transition minister João Matos Fernandes […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Korea Floating Wind (KF Wind), a joint venture between Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind, has secured an Electric Business License (EBL) from South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea for further 450 MW of floating wind capacity in the country. This is the second EBL KF Wind obtained […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Madrid-based multi-energy company Repsol and Ørsted have signed an agreement to identify and, where appropriate, jointly develop floating offshore wind projects in Spain. According to Repsol, both companies have the ambition to together become a leading developer in Spanish floating offshore wind by combining their strengths. The alliance will combine Repsol’s experience as a global […]

  • 18 July 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The European Commission has selected Technip Energies, X1 Wind and a consortium of ten international entities to deliver the NextFloat project, a programme accelerating industrial-scale floating wind as part of which the partners will test a 6 MW floating wind platform offshore France. Together with Technip Energies and X1 Wind, the consortium members are: Naturgy, […]

  • 3 June 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Portugal plans to hold its first offshore wind auction in 2023 with the aim of awarding between 6 GW and 8 GW of capacity, according to João Galamba, the country’s Secretary of State for Energy. As previously reported, Portugal had initially planned to hold its first auction this summer and award between 3 GW and […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    NOV and Lamprell have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which the Dubai-based manufacturer will provide the fabrication, assembly and outfitting for NOV’s tri-floaters that are planned to be installed at Cerulean Winds’ floating wind project, proposed to power green hydrogen production and electrification of oil and gas assets in Scotland. Cerulean Winds […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Seattle-based offshore wind developer, Trident Winds Inc., has submitted an unsolicited lease request to the US Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM) for a commercial lease to pursue the permitting, development, construction, operation, and maintenance of the first floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Washington State. The Olympic Wind project is […]

  • 1 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    TotalEnergies and Sempra have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop several onshore and offshore renewable projects in North America. TotalEnergies said in a statement it is expanding its North American strategic alliance with Sempra. The MoU outlines Sempra’s potential acquisition of 30 per cent of TotalEnergie’s equity interest in an offshore wind project […]

  • 25 January 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Korea Floating Wind (KF Wind), a joint venture between Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind, has obtained its first Electric Business License (EBL) from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea for a capacity of 870 MW for its floating wind project in Ulsan. The EBL is a mandatory requirement […]

  • 18 January 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland made headlines yesterday (17 January) by awarding seabed lease rights to 17 offshore wind projects totalling almost 25 GW in capacity, well beyond the expected 10 GW, and by the fact that more than half of this massive capacity is coming from floating wind farms. With many details about the selected proposals yet to […]

  • 16 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Ocean Winds, a joint venture between ENGIE and EDP Renewables, has entered into a collaboration agreement with the floating wind technology developer Principle Power, which will see the two companies cooperating on the design of the floating platforms for France’s first commercial-scale floating wind tender. In September, the French government selected Ocean Winds and several […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power has announced the successful decommissioning of WindFloat 1, the company’s 2MW prototype that had been deployed off the Northern Coast of Portugal. The project, originally installed in 2011, was a full lifecycle demonstration of the features and benefits of the WindFloat floating offshore wind foundation concept, and featured a Vestas V-80 2MW turbine. Fabricated […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Alexia Aubault, an Engineering Manager at Principle Power, has won the inaugural Offshore Energy Young Engineer Award for her work on the WindFloat 1 floating wind turbine platform prototype project offshore Portugal. Aubault was presented with the award during the first Offshore Energy Opening Gala Dinner held on Monday, 24 October, at Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, ahead […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Navantia has begun manufacturing a floating foundation for the Portuguese WindFloat Atlantic project at the Fene shipyard in Spain, after the Navantia-Windar joint venture won a contract for the works a few months ago, the foundation manufacturer informed.

  • 4 November 2019
    Technology

    The classification society ABS has certified the WindFloat Atlantic floating wind turbines, first of which was installed off the coast of Portugal in October. The semi-submersible units designed by Principle Power are fitted out with 8.4MW MHI Vestas offshore wind turbines and will be installed at a water depth of 100m. The 25MW WindFloat Atlantic […]

  • 5 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Aker Offshore Wind, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft have signed a collaboration agreement to bid for, develop, construct, and operate a floating offshore wind farm and associated infrastructure for the Utsira Nord license area in Norway. The equal partnership will submit an application to the Norwegian authorities for the development of a commercial-scale floating offshore wind […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    ASM Industries has secured a contract to manufacture and supply two complete foundations for the WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project in Portugal.

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of joint control over the Portuguese WindPlus consortium by Chiyoda Generating Europe (CGE), Diamond Generating Europe Limited (DGE), EDP Renewables, Trustwind and Repsol NE.

  • 16 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    EDP Renewables (EDPR), Mitsubishi Corporation (through its subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe), Chiyoda Corporation (through its subsidiary Chiyoda Generating Europe), Engie and Repsol today announced an agreement to implement a floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Northern Portugal, known as the WindFloat Atlantic (WFA) project. The project, located 20 km off the Portuguese coast […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Aker Solutions has purchased an initial 5% stake in Principle Power, forming an alliance that brings its offshore oil & gas engineering expertise into the floating offshore wind market.

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Council of Ministers in Portugal has approved the development of the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic (WFA) floating wind farm project in Viana do Castelo. With the approval from the government, the project can enter the offshore construction phase and will receive a license to connect to the national grid by 18 December, 2016, according to a statement […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    The annual Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) opened its doors to visitors for the ninth time on Tuesday, 25 October 2016, in Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam. This two-day event is focused on the complete offshore energy industry, from oil & gas to wind and marine energy, and will be held on 25 and 26 October 2016 in […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) has selected V164-10.0 MW turbines from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for its 30MW floating wind pilot project in the French Mediterranean. Once installed in 2022, EFGL will feature the world’s most powerful wind turbines in commercial operation, MHI Vestas said. The project, developed by a consortium including Engie […]

  • 15 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    WindFloat Atlantic has become the world’s first classed offshore wind farm, after its three 8.4 MW floating turbines were accepted by the ABS Class Committee. The three ABS-classed, semi-submersible floating foundations are designed by Principle Power and are housing MHI Vestas turbines which make a total of 25 MW of capacity. WindFloat Atlantic, of which […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Qair, formerly known as Quadran Énergies Marines, has signed a preferred supplier agreement with MHI Vestas for three 10 MW offshore wind turbines for the EolMed floating wind pilot project in France. This will be the second floating wind project in which the company’s V164 turbine’s nominal capacity is brought to 10 MW, following Eoliennes […]