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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bourbon Subsea Services has signed an EPCI contract for the floating electrical hub, inter-array cables, as well as anchoring and mooring systems for the 30 MW EolMed floating wind farm in France. “BOURBON’s scope of work will consist in the complete farm offshore installation, and includes the detailed design, procurement and fabrication of the floating electrical hub, the inter array cables, the anchoring and the mooring systems”, the company said in […]

  • 16 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bourbon has entered into a strategic partnership with IWS Fleet, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions AS (IWS), that will allow the company to offer commissioning and maintenance services to the French offshore wind market by using IWS’s Skywalker class vessels. This agreement will allow Bourbon to market and operate the IWS’s Skywalker class […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has submitted a bid to the Dutch government for the Hollandse Kust West (HKW) Site VI and as such the right to develop around 790 MW of offshore wind capacity. Located 53 kilometres from the coast, the site for a future bottom-fixed offshore wind farm covers an area of approximately 88 square kilometres […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    OW Ocean Winds has confirmed a capacity reservation agreement with Spain’s Navantia to build two jacket-type foundations and the associated piles for the substations of two offshore wind farms in France. The two wind farms are the 496 MW Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier and the 496 MW Dieppe Le Tréport. The reservation agreement is […]

  • 28 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has concluded three financing agreements, with the support of the European Commission, for installing and commissioning three floating offshore wind farms off the French Mediterranean coast. These facilities in the Mediterranean are the first floating offshore wind farms to be deployed in France, each using different innovative technologies, EIB said. […]

  • 26 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds and the Banque des territoires have reached the final investment decision for the Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind project offshore France. This step will allow the signing of contracts with the main industrial and financial partners and the launch of the project’s actual implementation phase, the developers said. The […]

  • 24 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s CS Wind has acquired the remaining 40 per cent stake in the Portuguese wind turbine tower manufacturer, ASM Industries, from WAM Investments. This transaction follows the sale of the 60 per cent stake in ASM by WAM to CS Wind in July 2021. WAM said the two partners concluded that the most advantageous […]

  • 25 February 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified three Call Areas in the Pacific Ocean offshore Oregon for wind energy development, which have a total installed capacity potential of 17 GW. The agency is now embarking on narrowing down these pieces of federal waters into Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) which could support 3 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The 25 MW Windfloat Atlantic floating wind farm offshore Portugal produced 75 GWh of electricity in its first year of operation, EDP Renewables said. Located 20 kilometers off the coast of Viana do Castelo, the project is the world’s first semi-submersible floating wind farm which became operational in July 2020. The wind farm was developed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Metal bending specialist Kersten has been commissioned to produce the curved inverted angle profiles for the floating foundations of the Windfloat Atlantic project in Portugal.

  • 5 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    OffshoreWIND.biz‘s Photo of the Day: The WindFloat Atlantic floating wind farm in full array. The WindFloat Atlantic project is almost fully completed, with only the connection of the third turbine left to be done. Bourbon Subsea Services towed the third turbine to its designated location at the end of May, with connection to mooring and […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vryhof has selected FMGC (Fonderie et Mécanique Générale Castelbriantaise) to provide its clump weights for the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project offshore Portugal. WindFloat Atlantic, owned by Windplus SA, is expected to be fully operational in the second half of 2019 some 20 kilometers from Viana do Castelo in Portugal at a depth of […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas and Global Wind Service (GWS) have completed the assembly of the last turbine for the WindFloat Atlantic project. The last of the three MHI Vestas V164-8.4MW turbines destined for WindFloat Atlantic was assembled last weekend on the quayside at the Port of Ferrol in Spain, GWS said. The project’s second floating wind platform was […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The WindFloat Atlantic offshore wind project in Portugal has begun producing power. The project’s first MHI Vestas 8.4MW turbine began generating power after being connected on 31 December 2019. “The commissioning of the WindFloat Atlantic project demonstrates the maturity and commercial readiness of floating offshore wind technology,” said Principle Power CEO João Metelo. “As the […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Portugal’s ASM Industries has tested and floated out the first of the two floating foundations being built for the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic wind farm. “The tests were very successful and totally safe, and were the culmination of several months of hard and continuous work,” Adelino Costa Matos, CEO of ASM Industries, said. ”This is a project […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The termination and testing of the export and array cables at the Windfloat Atlantic project has been completed, JDR Cable Systems said via social media. The third and final floating wind turbine was towed to the project site at the end of May, with connection to mooring and electrical lines then left to be carried out. […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of the three floating wind turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic project will soon set sail from Spain to its designated location off Portugal. Tractebel Engie reported on 17 May that it fully assembled the third WindFloat Atlantic platform in the port of Ferrol.  The turbine should start its journey to the site off […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Windplus has awarded Bourbon Subsea Services with a turnkey contract for the installation of the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind farm offshore Portugal.