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  • 23 April 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    The European Commission has found a Portuguese scheme that will support demonstration projects producing wave, tidal and offshore wind energy to be in line with EU state aid rules. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “The development of new renewable technologies is crucial to help Europe meet its environmental commitments. Today’s approved scheme is […]

  • 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.

  • 9 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas and Global Wind Service (GWS) have completed the assembly of the last turbine for the WindFloat Atlantic project. The last of the three MHI Vestas V164-8.4MW turbines destined for WindFloat Atlantic was assembled last weekend on the quayside at the Port of Ferrol in Spain, GWS said. The project’s second floating wind platform was […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    As one of four finalists of the MIT Building Global Innovators Award, the KIC InnoEnergy start-up CorPower Ocean was awarded € 100,000 in the category “Ocean Economy”. The jury considered CorPower´s Wave Energy Converters as the most competitive business idea among several hundred screened applications from more than 30 countries. CorPower has now also the chance […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has reinvested a portion of unspent funds from the NER300 programme to support the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project offshore Portugal. WindFloat will be the first offshore windfarm employing a floating semi-submersible platform to reach the pre-commercial stage following successful prototype testing, the Commission said. The first MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbine […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vryhof has selected FMGC (Fonderie et Mécanique Générale Castelbriantaise) to provide its clump weights for the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project offshore Portugal. WindFloat Atlantic, owned by Windplus SA, is expected to be fully operational in the second half of 2019 some 20 kilometers from Viana do Castelo in Portugal at a depth of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    UK-based DeepOcean has, on behalf of Hengtong Group, completed export cable installation for the first floating wind farm project in the Atlantic Ocean, the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic. DeepOcean’s scope of work included project management, engineering, and execution of all marine activities associated with the installation of an 18-kilometre static and dynamic submarine cable offshore Portugal. […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Council of Ministers in Portugal has approved the development of the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic (WFA) floating wind farm project in Viana do Castelo. With the approval from the government, the project can enter the offshore construction phase and will receive a license to connect to the national grid by 18 December, 2016, according to a statement […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    AXYS Technologies Inc. has announced that the WindSentinel platform ordered by EDP Inovação (EDPi) under the European funded project, DemoWFloat, has been deployed off the coast of Portugal near Viana do Castelo. The WindSentinel floating LiDAR platform was delivered ahead of schedule and EDPi will now use it to test and monitor the performance of their […]

  • 5 August 2014
    R&D

    On July 29, WavEC Offshore Renewables successfully launched the first prototype of the offshore monitoring buoy being developed under the KIC-OTS program in Algés at the mouth of the river Tagus, Portugal.  The operation was a result of two years of research, design and implementation. The buoy has been designed and equipped to aid in the […]

  • 15 August 2012

    ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has provided certification services for the design, fabrication and installation for the first WindFloat facility. The WindFloat Aguçadoura unit is a 2 MW floating wind turbine moored in slightly less than 50 m water depth 4 km offshore the northern Portuguese coast. The […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Aker Solutions has purchased an initial 5% stake in Principle Power, forming an alliance that brings its offshore oil & gas engineering expertise into the floating offshore wind market.

  • 31 August 2011

    In 2010 wind power accounted 5.3% of the EU’s electricity demand, but this amount varies wildly from country to country across the continent. Denmark, Europe’s wind energy leader, is of course at the top of the table – wind power covers over one quarter of the country’s electricity demand. But the country in second position […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The WindFloat Atlantic offshore wind project in Portugal has begun producing power. The project’s first MHI Vestas 8.4MW turbine began generating power after being connected on 31 December 2019. “The commissioning of the WindFloat Atlantic project demonstrates the maturity and commercial readiness of floating offshore wind technology,” said Principle Power CEO João Metelo. “As the […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    EDP Renewables and Engie have signed an agreement to create a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture in fixed and floating offshore wind. The agreement follows the last year’s signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding to form a new entity as an exclusive vehicle of investment of EDPR and Engie for offshore wind opportunities worldwide. This alliance […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Authorities

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has given the go ahead to Principle Power for the wind energy project offshore Coos Bay, Oregon, having determined that there was no other competitive interest in the area. Principle Power is required to submit a formal plan for their 30 MW pilot project, which would use […]

  • 6 February 2013
    R&D, Technology

    AW-Energy Ltd is a Finnish company developing the patented WaveRoller, which is the first device to utilize the well known form of ocean wave energy – the surge phenomenon. Recently, Memorandum of Understanding of cooperation in the energy sector between Chile and Finland was signed. The agreement includes an initial statement to set up a […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    EDP Renewables (EDPR), Mitsubishi Corporation (through its subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe), Chiyoda Corporation (through its subsidiary Chiyoda Generating Europe), Engie and Repsol today announced an agreement to implement a floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Northern Portugal, known as the WindFloat Atlantic (WFA) project. The project, located 20 km off the Portuguese coast […]

  • 7 March 2011

    Seattle based company Principle Power has announced that they have signed a contract with Energias de Portugal to deploy a 2 megawatt… By By Aaron Colter (ibtimes) [mappress]   Source: ibtimes, March 07, 2011

  • 8 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power has withdrawn its lease request for a site approximately 25 kilometres west of Oregon’s Port of Coos Bay, where the company had planned to set up its WindFloat Pacific Demonstration Project. The project was proposed by Principle Power in May 2013 and the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) gave its approval in early 2014. […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Windplus has awarded Bourbon Subsea Services with a turnkey contract for the installation of the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind farm offshore Portugal.

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    AW-Energy, the developer of world-leading wave energy technology, WaveRoller®, advances the further commercialization of its technology with the securing of EUR 14.8 million in funding provided by the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology, Tekes and the European Union. This funding will permit AW-Energy to leverage the experience and results from its pilot wave energy power […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Technology

    The WaveRoller™ Pilot Power Plant, that was recently brought to harbor after campaign in Portugal, has now been thoroughly inspected by experts from Lloyd’s Register. The inspection was carried out as a part of the cooperation between AW-Energy and Lloyd’s Register, with the aim to get a certification for the WaveRoller technology in the near […]

  • 8 January 2015

    In 2014 the WindFloat prototype (WF1), Demowfloat’s first installation in Portugal, reached another milestone, it passed the 10GWh mark and has now delivered 12.02GWh of renewable electricity to the grid. The prototype has been in operation for over 3 years and will continue to operate for some time in the future. During 2014 Principle Power […]

  • 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 […]