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  • 27 May 2024
    Floating Wind, R&D

    Stiesdal has revealed that its TetraSpar Demonstrator, located in Norway, has reached a capacity factor of 63 per cent. Since its commissioning in late 2021, the TetraSpar Demonstrator has been operational at METCentre in Norway, delivering green energy, gathering data, validating numerical models, supporting research and development projects, and serving as a living laboratory for […]

  • 9 January 2024
    Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Bourbon Subsea Services installed a floating electrical hub (FEH) at the EolMed pilot floating wind farm site in France in Autumn 2023, the company revealed on 9 January. The FEH will be connected to the project’s three floating wind turbines on one side and to the export cable on the other to enable the electricity […]

  • 8 December 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The Marine Energy Test Centre (METCentre) in Norway has been granted final approval for new test concessions for floating offshore wind. METCentre was given the green light for five new wind turbines offshore Norway. The Norwegian test centre is developing new infrastructure to be ready in 2026. In total, seven turbines will be tested in […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Foundations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Principle Power’s WindFloat, PelaStar, Technip Energies’ INO15, Stiesdal’s Tetra Triple-One, and Esteyco’s WHEEL floating wind platforms are the winners of the second phase of the FLoating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize in the United States, set up to support technologies that can facilitate mass production and deployment of floating wind turbines. Each of the five […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business development, Equipment, Floating Wind, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Storage, Transition

    Floating assets have long been installed, operated and maintained to support oil and gas (O&G) production. The emerging floating wind sector has specific challenges to overcome, but also opportunities to build strategies informed by O&G experience. Opportunities and challengesThe global offshore floating wind market is expected to soar from 60 MW to more than 25 […]

  • 18 May 2023
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The shareholders of the TetraSpar Demonstrator floating wind project, Shell, TEPCO Renewable Power, RWE, and Stiesdal Offshore have launched a global competition to accelerate the technical advancement of floating offshore wind. The aim of the competition, called “TetraSpar Innovation Challenge”, is to identify innovative solutions that help to reduce the cost and technical challenges during […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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).

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 16 November 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Providing offshore wind developers with the best modelling data possible in the early stages of project development translates into significant cost reductions, according to Dr. Thor Ugelvig Petersen, Head of Department Ports & Offshore Technology at DHI Group.

  • 18 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has invested in the development company 7 Seas Med, which has been developing a 250 MW floating wind project off the coast of Italy, in the Sicily Strait. CIP, Nice Technology and 7 Seas Wind Power have joined forces to develop the wind farm, for which 7 Seas Med already filed a concession request, according to Green […]

  • 26 October 2018
    R&D, Technology

    DTU Wind Energy has teamed up with a number of Danish researchers and companies to optimise the design of floating wind turbine foundations under the FloatStep project.