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  • 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. 

  • 4 September 2014

    Portugal and the United States of America have joined efforts in 2014 to organize the WavEC Annual Seminar entitled “Fostering Transatlantic Growth of Marine Renewables”. The conference is organized in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States of America and American Chamber of Commerce in Portugal supported under the high patronage of His Excellency, […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of joint control over the Portuguese WindPlus consortium by Chiyoda Generating Europe (CGE), Diamond Generating Europe Limited (DGE), EDP Renewables, Trustwind and Repsol NE.

  • 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 June 2016

    Principle Power has concluded the 5-year testing campaign of the WindFloat Prototype. Principle Power, along with its project partners EDP, Repsol, Portugal Ventures and A. Silva Matos, have installed the 2MW WindFloat Prototype (WF1) 5km offshore of Aguçadoura, Portugal, in October 2011. Principle Power and its project partners said they were pleased with the results of the testing […]

  • 8 February 2013
    R&D, Technology

    WindFloat, a floating support structure for offshore wind turbines, was deployed at the end of 2011 off the coast of Agucadoura, north of Vila do Condo, Portugal, and inaugurated in 2012 as the first Portuguese offshore wind turbine. In December 2012, Windplus S.A., a Portuguese joint venture consisting of Energias de Portugal, Repsol, Principle Power, […]

  • 25 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Portugal’s largest wind tower manufacturer Tegopi has invested €3 million in a new production unit in Turkey, the company’s first outside of…   (windpowermonthly) [mappress] Source: windpowermonthly, October 25, 2010;

  • 25 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Portuguese coast may be the site of the first ever floating offshore wind turbines. If all goes well, the wind industry could embark…   By Melissa Mahony (smartplanet) [mappress] Source: smartplanet, February 25, 2011

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Portugal’s ASM Industries has signed a EUR 4.5 million investment agreement with an undisclosed institutional investor for ASM Offshore – the company’s offshore wind foundations and towers manufacturing unit.

  • 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.

  • 14 December 2011

    Energias de Portugal Renováveis SA has become the first World Ocean Council (WOC) member from the offshore renewable energy sector, and the first member from Portugal. Energias de Portugal Renováveis SA (EDPR) is a world leader in renewable energy. The company is present in the US, Canada, Brazil, UK, Spain, France, Italy, Belgium, Romania and […]

  • 21 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Principle Power, Inc., Energias de Portugal, or EDP, and InovCapital – Sociedade de Capital de Risco, SA have signed a project agreement… (quote) [mappress] Source: quote, February 21, 2011

  • 28 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The third and final floating wind turbine for the WindFloat Atlantic project has set sail from Spain to the project site offshore Portugal. The turbine will be traveling from the Port of Ferrol towards its final destination 20km off Viana do Castelo on a journey that will take three days. At the project site, this […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    LOC Group has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the TWIND project, focused on creating a network of research professionals for the offshore wind industry in Portugal. The EUR 796,000 three-year project, launched in July, has the objective of dynamizing a pool of specialized research professionals and trainees in support of Portugal’s emerging offshore wind […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Portugal-based ASM Industries is reportedly planning on increasing its involvement in the offshore wind sector and has chosen the port of Aveiro as a location for its new EUR 25 million plant that would accommodate the production of foundations.

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Portuguese company ASM Industries has signed a concession agreement with the Port of Aveiro Administration (APA) and will start building a new industrial production unit dedicated to offshore wind in January 2018. 

  • 11 July 2019
    R&D

    A project to create a network of excellence that will dynamize a pool of specialized research professionals and trainees in support of emerging offshore wind industry in Portugal has secured funding under the EU Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. The TWIND project is coordinated by the Portugal-based WavEC Offshore Renewables and gathers three other internationally recognized research […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 August 2012

    The array of three WaveRoller units has been successfully deployed on 11th of August near Peniche in Portugal. The units were towed to the site in perfect weather conditions and attached to the mooring system already set up in advance. The sub-sea cable was connected on board and the power transmission and automation tested on […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Windplus S.A. will receive around EUR 96 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU’s NER300 programme and the Government of Portugal to build the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind farm.

  • 19 January 2012

    The sections of the WindFloat foundation for which Hempel is providing the test products are: the permanently immersed areas, the splash zone and the above-water line areas. In addition to supplying coating systems, Hempel is also contributing to the project with technical support and advice. The project is being carried out by the Materials and […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is hosting a session at the Atlantic Stakeholder Conference in Porto, Portugal next week (Tuesday, 20th January 2015). Bringing the key players from European open-water ocean energy test sites together, the session will identify key issues of common interest across marine energy test sites, and share information to enable […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has contracted ABB to deliver its WindSTAR transformers specifically designed for floating wind turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic project offshore Portugal.