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  • 20 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 75-metre blades for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm arrived at the assembly site, the NorSea Group’s Stordbase AS in Norway, on Friday, 17 February.

  • 17 August 2017
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Glasgow-based offshore survey specialist Partrac has been selected by Statoil to provide real-time wave and current measurement services for Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm.

  • 16 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The final floating wind turbine for the Hywind Scotland project has been towed to the site and installed at its designated location off Peterhead, Scotland, according to BBC.

  • 17 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil to Present Hywind Scotland Project in Peterhead To provide local communities with information about the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, Statoil will hold a public exhibition on 20 January in Peterhead. 2015 Huge for Wind Power in Scotland Following a record final month, 2015 proved to be a “huge year” for wind power in Scotland, […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will inaugurate the world’s first floating wind farm, Statoil’s Hywind Scotland Pilot Project, today (18 October).

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has agreed to divest 25% of its assets in Hywind Scotland pilot park, the world’s first floating wind farm, to Masdar.

  • 27 June 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and Masdar have installed the Batwind battery system at the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm, which represents the first ever battery for offshore wind. 

  • 27 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Shell to Bid at Upcoming Dutch Offshore Wind Tender? Reportedly, the oil and gas giant Shell is delving into the upcoming offshore wind projects in the Netherlands. TenneT Presents Borssele Offshore Platform Design (VIDEO) Along with the news that TenneT had been confirmed as the operator of the Dutch offshore grid, the TSO reported that […]

  • 8 January 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Public Consultation for Borssele V Tender Opens Public consultation for the tender regulations related to the fifth site at the Borssele Zone in the Netherlands opened today and will close on 1 February. Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 Operational, Innovation Picks Up Galloper Monopiles On 2 January, the first four monopiles were loaded from Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the total 5 turbines for the Hywind Scotland project has been lifted onto its floating foundation in Stord, Norway, and is ready for the deployment off the Scottish coast.

  • 6 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine tower components built for the world’s first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland, have been loaded onto a cargo ship and are en route to the assembly base in Stord, Norway, according to Navacel, the manufacturer of the towers. Statoil, the owner and developer of Hywind Scotland, awarded Navacel with the contract […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar joint venture has erected the first block for the first of five spar-type floating foundations for Statoil’s Hywind Scotland project.  The block weighs approximately 70t, and has a diameter of 14.4m. Five blocks with maximum weight of 800t will be assembled and moved onto the slipways for assembly of 90m long spar units and […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar and Norway’s Statoil have signed a collaborative agreement to analyse data from the Batwind battery system designed to store energy generated by the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm.

  • 26 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind Scotland’s Siemens 6MW turbines with its SPAR-type floating foundation off Stord, Norway.

  • 19 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of five wind turbines for the world’s first floating offshore wind farm – Hywind Scotland – has left the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway, and is now on its way to the site off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

  • 3 December 2015

    DONG Unveils U.S. Offshore Wind Project Details DONG Energy has released project details for its offshore wind farm proposed to be built off Massachusetts, USA. Scotland Greenlights World’s Largest Floating Wind Project The Scottish Government has granted a marine licence to Statoil for the construction of Hywind Scotland project, the world’s largest floating offshore wind […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil is currently testing the five Siemens wind turbines on the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.

  • 7 May 2017

    Offshore Wind Sparks Recruitment Drive at DEME Belgium’s DEME Group is recruiting more than 200 new employees throughout 2017 to meet the demand driven by the growth in offshore wind energy industry. Adwen’s Prototype 8MW Turbine Dwarfs Bremerhaven Skyline Adwen’s prototype 8MW wind turbine generator, currently under construction in Bremerhaven, Germany is now mechanically complete, […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor and Masdar have joined forces with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to share operational data from the Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm. The floating offshore wind data is available for supply chain businesses and academia through ORE Catapult’s Platform for Operational Data (POD) service. According to Equinor, the shared data includes environmental data, […]

  • 4 June 2017

    Statoil Floats First Hywind Scotland Foundations off Stord The first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm have arrived to the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway. Belgians Start Growing Mussels on Offshore Wind Farms A Belgian consortium of research institutions and […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Government has granted a marine licence to Statoil for the construction of Hywind Scotland project, the world’s largest floating offshore wind development. The pilot park will comprise five floating 6MW turbines installed approximately 25km off the coast of Peterhead, with a generating capacity of 135GWh of electricity each year. It is expected that the Hywind Scotland […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Technology

    Siemens has contracted Eltek for the provision of power solutions for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park project. Under the agreement, signed in mid-December 2016, Eltek will deliver its Rectiverter uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system for the five-turbine floating wind farm. The Rectiverter UPS is placed in an offshore wind turbine and supplies power for the emergency lighting, instrument […]

  • 1 January 2018

    As 2017 reached its end, we thought looking back at what it brought to the offshore wind industry might be a good idea. As every year, we bring you the five most popular videos of 2017: Mating of Hywind Scotland Floating Turbines Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind […]

  • 21 March 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A new battery storage solution for offshore wind energy will be piloted as part of the Hywind Scotland project, the world’s first floating wind farm, to be installed off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire. The wind park is currently under construction and start of electricity production is expected in late 2017. Statoil will install a 1MWh Lithium […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil ASA has through contractor TechnipFMC completed suction anchor installation at Buchan Deep approximately 25 kilometres off Peterhead, Scotland, as part of the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park Project.

  • 6 June 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Cargotec’s MacGregor has delivered substructure connection mooring systems for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind pilot park in Scotland, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm.