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  • 1 February 2024
    Floating Wind, Industry, Project Updates, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    WindFloat Atlantic, the world’s first semi-submersible floating offshore wind farm, has completed its third year in operation, closing in 2023 with an electricity production of 80 GWh. Connected to the grid by the end of 2019 and fully commissioned in 2020, the floating offshore wind farm was developed by the Windplus consortium formed by Ocean […]

  • 2 February 2024
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture between ENGIE and EDP Renewables, and UK-based startup Zelim have joined forces for a pilot project that will test AI-enabled person detection software for floating offshore wind farms. The project aims to test and prove Zelim’s ZOE technology, AI-enabled software dedicated to person overboard detection that is capable of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The ATLANTIS project, led by INESC TEC, with the participation of EDP NEW and the support of other technological partners, has completed the first round of tests with autonomous robots on a floating offshore wind platform in Portugal. The demonstration took place at Ocean Winds’ WindFloat Atlantic, the world’s first semi-submersible floating offshore wind farm, […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Floating Wind, Foundations, Supply Chain, Technology

    Principle Power has launched a new flat panel, pontoon-based floating wind foundation, called WindFloat F, designed for ultra-shallow wind turbine integration in ports. Having its existing WindFloat tubular design, now called WindFloat T, already proving its mettle offshore and building upon it to bring WindFloat F, Principle Power has now expanded its WindFloat product portfolio […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy

    The Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has entered into a partnership with Portugal-based WavEC to jointly offer services to the Portuguese offshore wind market. The partners said that this collaboration pools OWC’s global capabilities and track record in more than 50 floating wind projects with WavEC’s market presence, offshore site testing resources and expertise in environmental […]

  • 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.

  • 25 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Navantia-Windar, a Spanish joint venture partnership, has won a contract to assemble and deliver five floating foundations for the Kincardine wind farm in Scotland. The assembly and delivery of the floating foundations will be carried out at the Navantia Fene yard in Spain, where the construction of one similar unit for Windfloat Atlantic is being […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has completed a lenders’ technical due diligence on the 25MW Windfloat Atlantic floating wind farm project in Portugal.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    JDR Cable Systems has awarded Trelleborg with a contract to design, manufacture and deliver dynamic cable protection products for the Windfloat Atlantic floating wind project. Set for installation off the coast of Portugal in 2019, Trelleborg’s offshore operation will provide Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBM), bend stiffeners, and Uraduct for this project. The 25MW WindFloat Atlantic wind farm will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Service (GWS) is supporting MHI Vestas Offshore Wind with pre-assembly and installation activities on the Kincardine floating wind project. The 49.625 MW Kincardine is located 15 kilometres south of the Aberdeen coast in Scotland. The wind farm will comprise five MHI Vestas V164 9.525 MW wind turbines and one 2 MW MHI Vestas […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Bourbon Subsea Services has towed the third 8.4 MW Windfloat Atlantic turbine to its designated location off Viana do Castelo, Portugal. The floating wind turbine, for which Bourbon installed the mooring lines at the site earlier, will be connected over the coming days. A team of more than 70 people will work on setting up […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas has installed the first V164-9.5 MW turbine on a floating platform for the Kincardine offshore wind project. The first V164-9.5 MW turbine was installed on a Principle Power WindFloat platform at the installation harbour in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The turbine is the first of five such units to be installed at the Kincardine […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Hartlepool-based subsea cable supplier JDR has been selected by WindPlus as the preferred cable supplier for the 25MW Windfloat Atlantic floating wind farm

  • 10 November 2017

    Portugal’s renewable energy mix could be boosted by offshore – and especially floating – wind, as the country could meet 39% of its electricity demand with wind power by 2030, while 25% is currently covered with 5GW of wind turbines on land. 

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won an order from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply its WindSTAR transformers for installation in wind turbines on the 950MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. Under the project, 100 transformers manufactured in ABB’s transformer factory in Vaasa, Finland, will be supplied for Moray Offshore Renewable Power’s Moray East offshore wind project. […]

  • 22 September 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Portugal will offer 10 GW of capacity through the country’s first offshore wind auction expected to take place in 2023, according to Portugal’s Environment Minister Duarte Cordeiro. Portugal had originally planned to offer between 6 GW and 8 GW of offshore wind capacity in the first auction. The increase in the capacity target is part […]