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  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    German energy company RWE and Norway’s NTE and Havfram have signed a collaboration agreement to participate in the Norwegian government’s tender process for floating offshore wind energy, which will begin later this year. The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has designated a new area for this purpose. Utsira Nord, located around 30 kilometres off […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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).

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Italian wind developer 7 Seas Med S.r.l. has requested a 30-year maritime state concession to develop a 250 MW floating offshore wind farm in the Sicilian Channel. According to the application filed with Italy’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport – Trapani Port Authority, 7 Seas Med S.r.l. plans to install 25 wind turbines with an […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment

    Quanta has been awarded a global recruitment framework by Shell’s New Energies business.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 22 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Total, Shell and eight offshore wind developers have joined Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s national Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWCoE) in the UK. The eight offshore wind developers include EDF Renewables, EDP Renewables, Equinor, ESB, Mainstream Renewable Power, ScottishPower Renewables, SSE Renewables, and Offshore Wind Power Ltd (OWPL), a Joint Venture between the […]