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  • 21 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Marine Energy Test Center (METCentre) has been licensed to test four new offshore wind turbines on the Norwegian west coast. According to METCentre, agreements have already been signed with companies for the expanded test capacity and the offshore wind turbines are expected to be installed by 2026. “The expansion of the METCentre is very […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Supply Service and Stiesdal Offshore have entered into a strategic partnership to combine their expertise and offer integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) solutions for foundations and moorings to floating offshore wind project developers. The new partnership will take on projects that call for integrated floating wind solutions, including the engineering and design […]

  • 29 September 2022
    Business & Finance

    Bourbon has set up a new division dedicated solely to offshore wind, Bourbon Wind, following the Bourbon Group’s increasing involvement in the sector. The company says the new division will support the group’s ambition to become a major player in the entire value chain: pre-studies, transport and installation services, field maintenance, floaters repair, and personnel […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Although the Netherlands does not have plans to deploy floating offshore wind turbines in its waters, at least not yet, professionals from the industry are coming together to talk floating wind on 29 November at RAI Amsterdam, where Navingo is organising its annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference. With record floating wind capacity already awarded […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    Floating wind alone could create over 52,000 jobs in Norway by 2050, which is around 25 per cent of the total employment in the oil industry in 2019, according to a report from Menon Economics. The report also finds that Norwegian players could take between 5 and 14 per cent of the global floating wind […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Industry

    The following article is a guest post by Wayne Mulhall, Managing Director at James Fisher Renewables. The global offshore wind market is at an inflection point. On the one hand, megaprojects around the world are transitioning from a subsidy to a merchant development and finance model. On the other hand, floating offshore wind (FOW) is still in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2021
    R&D, Technology

    The TetraSpar Demonstrator floating wind turbine has been connected to the Norwegian mainland, RWE said. The fully-assembled floating wind turbine, comprising the TetraSpar floating foundation and a 3.6 MW Siemens Gamesa direct-drive wind turbine, was towed from Denmark and installed at the METCentre test site off the island of Karmøy near Stavanger in late July. […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Denmark’s Welcon has received the order to produce the first TetraSpar floating offshore foundation for a consortium comprising Shell, innogy and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies. ”We are very proud to be involved in this exciting project, which can be a game changer in offshore foundations for wind turbines,” Welcon said. ”The way this foundation is designed fits perfectly […]

  • 12 July 2021
    R&D, Technology

    The TetraSpar Demonstrator floating wind turbine has left the Danish port of Grenaa and is currently being towed to the Metcentre test site off Norway. Once it arrives at its designated location at the Metcentre site, the TetraSpar platform will be hooked to the pre-installed mooring system by Bourbon Subsea Services. The floating wind turbine, comprising the […]

  • 1 December 2021
    R&D, Technology

    The TetraSpar Demonstrator floating wind turbine has been commissioned and is now operating some 10 miles off Norway’s coast in water depths of 200 metres. The fully-assembled floating wind turbine, comprising the TetraSpar floating foundation and a 3.6 MW Siemens Gamesa direct-drive wind turbine, was towed from Denmark and installed at the METCentre test site […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology

    TEPCO Renewable Power (TEPCO RP) has joined the TetraSpar floating foundation demonstration project by buying a 30% stake. In addition to TEPCO RP, the share structure in the project includes Shell holding a 46.2% share, RWE 23.1% and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies 0.7%. Through their collaboration on the project, the four partners aim to obtain knowledge […]

  • 23 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Bourbon Subsea Services will manage the transportation and installation of the 3.6 MW TetraSpar Demonstrator Floating Wind Turbine. This new turnkey stage, a part of Bourbon’s partnership with TetraSpar Demonstrator ApS, includes project management, engineering, installation, and offshore execution from the assembly port in Grenaa, Denmark until the hookup and the inter-array cable installation on […]

  • 19 October 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The TetraSpar floating wind foundation, brought forward by Henrik Stiesdal – a Danish inventor and former Chief Technology Officer at Siemens Wind Power – has won a DKK 9 million grant (approx. EUR 1.2 million).

  • 28 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Akselos has been commissioned by the partners behind the TetraSpar floating foundation demonstration project in Norway to provide its structural simulation software, Integra®, to model the floater. The software is said to help accelerate the demonstration of the industrialised TetraSpar floating offshore foundation, which aims to dramatically reduce the levelised cost of energy (LCoE) of […]

  • 14 June 2021
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The assembly and installation of the TetraSpar Demonstrator floating wind turbine has been completed at the Port of Grenaa in Denmark, Stiesdal said. Preparations for marine operations on what Stiesdal describes as ”the world’s first fully industrialized floating foundation” are underway at the port and the fully assembled turbine will be towed to the test […]

  • 30 July 2021
    R&D, Technology

    The TetraSpar Demonstrator floating wind turbine has been installed at the METCentre test site off the island of Karmøy near Stavanger, Norway. The platform, including Stiesdal-developed spar foundation and a 3.6 MW Siemens Gamesa direct-drive wind turbine, has been assembled at the Port of Grenaa in Denmark, from where it was towed 360 nautical miles […]

  • 30 June 2017
    R&D

    DHI, together with DTU Wind Energy and Stiesdal Offshore Technology, recently opened doors to the offshore wave basin at its headquarters in Denmark for all those interested to witness the tests of Henrik Stiesdal’s TetraSpar floating foundation concept.

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies (SOT) have reached the final investment decision on their EUR 18 million floating wind demonstration project in Norway. The project will feature SOT’s TetraSpar floating foundation supporting a 3.6MW Siemens Gamesa direct-drive turbine which will be tested at the test site of the Marine Energy Test Centre (Metcentre) near Stavanger in […]

  • 15 June 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    DTU Wind Energy, DHI and Stiesdal Offshore Technology A/S are currently testing Henrik Stiesdal’s TetraSpar floating foundation concept in the DHI offshore wave basin.

  • 7 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Unitech Offshore has secured a contract to provide dynamic power cable and grid connection for the TetraSpar demonstration project in Norway. Unitech said it had been working together with the project partners and investors under an Early Work Agreement up to the signing of the main contract at the end of October. The FWT Zefyros, […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S (SOT) have signed an investment and cooperation agreement to build a demonstration project using SOT’s TetraSpar floating foundation concept.

  • 7 December 2021
    R&D

    Scotland could become a world leader in producing low carbon concrete foundations for floating offshore wind farms, according to a study funded by RWE, which is now increasingly involved in floating wind. Based on the findings, RWE said that Scotland was well placed to manufacture low carbon concrete foundations, attracting significant investment into the Scottish […]

  • 6 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and Asia Cement Corporation (ACC), which are jointly developing the 448 MW Chu Feng offshore wind project, are set to expand their strategic partnership to include further projects off the west coast of Taiwan. The partners will be investigating several new projects in the waters offshore Hsinchu, Taichung, and Changhua with some of these […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Welcon A/S and HighTek-Century have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a turbine tower factory in Taiwan. The factory will manufacture wind turbine towers, including Stiesdal Offshore Technologies’ (SOT) Tetra foundation concept for the Taiwanese and Asian markets. According to Welcon, the final agreement will be negotiated during the next months. Construction […]