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  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian technology company Origo Solutions has been awarded a contract to develop a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland is the world’s first floating wind farm, located some 30 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It will consist of five 6MW Siemens turbines, anchored in waters exceeding […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Wood has deployed the first scanning LiDAR (light detection and ranging) devices on two floating wind turbines at the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park located 25 kilometres off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 5 September 2016
    Vessels

    Technip has hired Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) for the provision of transportation services for the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. Torgeir Ramstad, CEO of OHT, said: “This marks our entry into the offshore wind business, a market with enormous needs for logistical and transportation services. OHT has a long track record of providing a timely, predictable […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Following reports on the first turbine arriving at the site of the world’s first floating offshore wind farm in Scotland, Statoil today confirmed that the first of five Siemens 6MW turbines, mounted on a SPAR-type floating foundation, is at its designated location. 

  • 3 March 2021
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Global Offshore has signed a multi-year cable maintenance and management framework agreement with Equinor for its offshore wind farms. Global Offshore will as the primary contractor supply cable management services and perform associated call-off services, comprising active cable maintenance as well as unplanned repairs. The framework agreement covers the onshore and offshore export cables at […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 18 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    NorSea Group AS (NSG) has signed a contract with Statoil for the utilisation of its Stord base in Norway to assemble the world’s first floating wind farm, the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. The contract, valued at approximately NOK 50-70 million (approx. EUR 5.2-7.4 million), will enter into force as of 1 March. It covers the preparation and adaptation of […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Vessels

    Umoe Rapid has completed its first charter at world’s first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, and at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm for Statoil.

  • 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.

  • 8 June 2015

    Statoil has awarded Lloyd’s Register Energy’s consulting business a contract to perform a risk and emergency preparedness analysis for the Hywind Scotland pilot park project. The Norwegian international energy company plans to build the first floating wind farm off the Scottish coast. The park will be located near Buchan Deep, approx. 25-30 km off the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has granted a lease to Statoil that will enable the start of construction of the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm located at Buchan Deep, some 25 kilometres from Peterhead. The project – set to be the world’s largest floating wind farm – consists of five 6MW turbines which will be deployed in deeper water […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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 […]