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  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind revealed plans to develop the West Coast’s first-ever offshore wind farm – a project poised to become the world’s first commercial project to use cutting-edge floating foundation technology. Deepwater Wind entered into an agreement several months ago with Principle Power to complete the development of the 30-megawatt (MW) WindFloat Pacific project, using Principle Power’s groundbreaking WindFloat […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Environment

    Floating wind technology developer Principle Power has joined the World Ocean Council (WOC), the global, multi-industry alliance on “corporate ocean responsibility.” Principle Power CEO, Joao Metelo, said: “Principle Power believes that WOC provides a unique, international multi-sectoral ocean industry forum that is important to the growth of our company and the offshore wind energy sector overall. For […]

  • 17 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power, Energias de Portugal, Repsol, A. Silva Matos (ASM), Vestas Wind Systems A/S and InovCapital announced the inauguration of Portugal’s first offshore wind turbine on June 16th, 2012. The turbine is installed on an innovative floating foundation called the WindFloat. In addition to being the first offshore wind turbine in Portugal, this is the first offshore wind turbine to be […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Authorities

    As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, cut carbon pollution, and develop domestic energy sources, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a request to determine whether there is competitive interest in leasing an area offshore Oregon that Principle Power, Inc. has proposed for a pilot-scale floating wind energy […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been selected as the preferred supplier for the Groix & Belle-Île floating offshore wind project in France. MHI Vestas will provide its 9.5MW units, which means that the number of offshore wind turbines at the demonstration project will be reduced from four to three. “Installing the 9.5 MW machine for […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Technology

    The 66kV cable technology opens up new space within an offshore wind project’s supply chain as it brings some novel features, and this is especially true for floating wind.

  • 26 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A consortium of partners led by Principle Power has been awarded a USD 3.6 million grant from the U.S Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop, validate and operate DIGIFLOAT, the world’s first digital twin software tailored to floating offshore wind applications. This digital twin model will be a real-time, high-fidelity numerical […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Technology

    MHI Vestas has selected ABB’s Power Grids business to deliver its WindSTAR transformers for the Triton Knoll offshore wind project in the UK.

  • 22 November 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. 25MW Floating Wind Farm Planned off Portugal EDP Renewables (EDPR), Mitsubishi Corporation (through its subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe), Chiyoda Corporation (through its subsidiary Chiyoda Generating Europe), Engie and Repsol have announced […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    For floating offshore wind to move forward from the current demonstration phase, the industry needs to be cost-competitive, according to Clement Mochet, Commercial Director at Vryhof.

  • 2 December 2011

    Capitalizing on its experience and leadership in offshore oil and gas marine services, BOURBON continues to extend its range of services and strengthen its positions in the offshore wind industry. BOURBON has just installed an innovative offshore wind structure in the Atlantic. In perfect conditions off the coast of Portugal at Aguçadoura, BOURBON has installed […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Repsol is no stranger to offshore activity, having operated in the most demanding of environments for the exploration and production of oil and gas. However one of the challenges for Repsol as an energy company has been to increase its knowledge and experience by investing further in the research and development of renewable energy sources. […]

  • 1 January 2020

    With 2019 now behind us, our editorial team looks back on what shaped the offshore wind industry in the last year of the decade. Below is a subjective list highlighting some of the most impactful events in the sector: UK Offshore Wind Strike Prices Slide Down to GBP 39.65/MWh Offshore wind projects selected in the […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    The Portuguese Government has approved the Industrial Strategy for Ocean Renewable Energies (EI-ERO) with the aim of developing the country’s offshore wind potential.

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Europe installed 3.6GW of new offshore wind capacity in 2019, which is a new record in annual installations, according to WindEurope.

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) will re-allocate around USD 80 million in funding, initially intended for projects off Oregon and Virginia, to support Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation’s (LEEDCo’s) 27MW Icebreaker and the University of Maine’s 12MW New England Aqua Ventus I which ”have demonstrated significant progress toward being successfully completed and producing power.” The US Department of Energy has decided to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engie and EDP Renewables (EDPR) have jointly submitted a pre-qualification bid to construct a wind farm with a capacity between 250MW and 750MW off the coast of Dunkirk in France. The bid is part of a competitive dialogue procedure in France’s third round of tenders to select potential developers and define an area best suited for development […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Industry Contribution

    By Jon Harman, Head of Renewable Energy and Portfolio Director, New Energy Update Floating offshore wind may still be in the demonstration phase, but the success of early pilot schemes and the plunging prices of fixed foundation machines mean investors are already eyeing the vast new markets the technology will open. According to the latest […]

  • 20 March 2017

    The world could see as much as 237MW of floating offshore wind capacity installed by 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

  • 29 May 2014
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    As part of the Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is seeking public comment as it prepares an Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze potential impacts of a proposed wind energy demonstration project off the coast of […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Authorities

    As a part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced the selection of three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to deploy innovative, grid-connected systems in federal and state waters by 2017. These projects – located off the coast of New […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Technology

    The WidnFloat is the pioneer turbine worldwide installed on a floating foundation. In addition to being the first offshore wind turbine in Portugal, this is the first offshore wind turbine to be installed without the use of heavy-lift vessels or piling equipment at sea, according to the companies involved in the project. The WindFloat is […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    After the announcement that Principle Power’s unsolicited lease request for the WindFloat Pacific project, a proposed 30 MW floating offshore wind project off Coos Bay Oregon, has been determined to be complete by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the company said that it is very excited to have reached this milestone. However, […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Technology

    TAG Energy Solutions is working alongside international renewable energy technology developer Principle Power (Europe) Ltd, who is developing innovative floating support structures for offshore wind turbines. Principle Power Ltd has been awarded £689,630 from the Department of Energy and Climate Change to advance the development of its innovative WindFloat System for the use in the […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Offshore wind innovation has yesterday been given a real boost with the announcement of the first three winners under the second call of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB) Offshore Wind Component Technologies Development and Demonstration scheme. High Voltage Partial Discharge (HVPD) Ltd, JDR Cable Systems Ltd […]