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  • 6 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    ASM Industries has secured a contract to manufacture and supply two complete foundations for the WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project in Portugal.

  • 29 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power has announced the successful decommissioning of WindFloat 1, the company’s 2MW prototype that had been deployed off the Northern Coast of Portugal. The project, originally installed in 2011, was a full lifecycle demonstration of the features and benefits of the WindFloat floating offshore wind foundation concept, and featured a Vestas V-80 2MW turbine. Fabricated […]

  • 4 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Germany Confirms Offshore Grid Development Plan by 2025 German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has confirmed a plan for the offshore grid development by 2025 (Offshore-Netzentwicklungsplan 2025), which regulates the connections of wind farms in the North and Baltic Seas to the German transmission network. Portugal Okays 25MW WindFloat Atlantic The Council of Ministers in Portugal […]

  • 25 November 2011

    On Monday 28 November, in Lisbon, Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, will present a new maritime strategy for growth and jobs in the Atlantic Ocean area, just adopted by the European Commission. The strategy identifies challenges and opportunities in the region and takes stock of existing initiatives that can support growth and […]

  • 11 July 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    On the 08th of July, the Demowfloat project launched the project’s Dissemination Centre in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal. At the Diana Bar, Póvoa de Varzim, diverse information about the Demowfloat project and the WindFloat® technology is now available. The exhibition will be open to the public for free until July 2015. The Demowfloat project was set […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating project in Portugal has used the first ever Lankhorst Dyneema DM20 mooring tethers.

  • 6 November 2012

    China Three Gorges Invited Energias de Portugal (EDP) to codevelop an offshore wind farm in the province of Jiangsu with Furnas, writes Macauhub. Namely, the wind farm project is worth EUR 560 million and will have a total capacity of 200MW. The construction work is expected to begin by the end of this year. [mappress] […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Energias de Portugal (EDP) and Principle Power, Inc. (Principle Power) announce the successful offshore deployment of a full-scale 2-megawatt (MW) WindFloat off the coast of Agucadoura, Portugal. This installation represents the beginning of a new sector in the offshore wind industry and is the result of continued hard work by all WindPlus JV partners including: […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    On Monday 14 March 12.00 the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) invites you to a press conference at the EWEA 2011 annual event in Brussels, Europe’s largest Wind Energy Event (14 -17 March), chaired by EWEA’s CEO Christian Kjaer, including Portugal’s Minister for Energy José Zorrinho. The EU urgently needs to fix post 2020 targets […]

  • 16 December 2019
    R&D

    Saitec Offshore is taking part in the EU-funded ArcWind project focused on boosting floating offshore wind energy in the Atlantic Region. The Adaptation and Implementation of Floating Wind Energy Conversion Technology for the Atlantic Region (ArcWind) project aims to drive the floating wind energy forward to become a major contributor of green energy in the […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A team of European experts, led by WavEC- Offshore Renewables (Portugal), has been awarded €3.450 millions in the scope of the European Commission’s competitive Horizon 2020 programme, to develop a new project – WETFEET. Using as a starting point the identification of the major constraints that have been delaying wave energy’s progress, WETFEET analyses key pressing issues (technical, economic, […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of EDPR Offshore España by ENGIE and EDP Renovaveis. EDPR Offshore España is a Spain-headquartered subsidiary of the EDP Group active in the offshore wind industry globally. The company would be the exclusive vehicle of both parties for offshore wind farm activities worldwide. The European Commission has concluded […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Technology

    The classification society ABS has certified the WindFloat Atlantic floating wind turbines, first of which was installed off the coast of Portugal in October. The semi-submersible units designed by Principle Power are fitted out with 8.4MW MHI Vestas offshore wind turbines and will be installed at a water depth of 100m. The 25MW WindFloat Atlantic […]

  • 19 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    BiFab Crisis: Workers Rally at Scottish Parliament as Unions Urge SSE to ‘Rein In’ SHL The trade unions supporting BiFab workers have called on SSE to ‘rein in’ the contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) and save 1,400 jobs in Fife and Lewis. On 16 November, SSE issued a statement saying that, as a 15% shareholder […]

  • 8 February 2013
    R&D, Technology

    On 23-24 January, part of Wave Energy Centre’s (WavEC) team has been performing measurements at a wave tank of the University of Porto’s Faculty of Engineering (FEUP) to prepare the testing of a wave energy converter at this tank in April.  The Wave Energy Centre is a non-profit organisation, founded in 2003 dedicated to the […]

  • 20 March 2014

    EDP Inovação (EDPi) has selected the AXYS WindSentinel™ for deployment off the coast of Portugal in support of their Demowfloat Initiative. The Demowfloat project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 296050 and gathers 12 entities of 5 different countries who aim to […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The first WindFloat Atlantic platform with the turbine fully installed has set off from the Spanish Port of Ferrol towards its final destination 20 kilometres off the coast of Viana do Castelo in Portugal. Once at the final location, the three floating structures –stretching 30 metres in height and with a distance between each one […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Principle Power has unveiled a new brand identity and logo as part of a rebranding initiative that embodies the company’s new stage in the deployment and commercialization of its floating wind technology.

  • 4 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Today, AE-Rotor Holding B.V. informed REpower Systems AG that it is holding shares amounting to more than 95% of the registered share capital of REpower Systems AG. At the same time, AE-Rotor Holding B.V. requested that the general meeting of REpower Systems AG shall pass a resolution on the transfer of the shares held by […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Portugal-based WavEC Offshore Renewables and LOC Group, headquartered in London, UK, have entered a partnership with a focus on marine renewable energies, especially offshore wind.

  • 10 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The WindPlus consortium has signed a firm order with MHI Vestas to provide three V164-8.4 MW turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic project situated near the coast of Northern Portugal.

  • 8 May 2012
    Business & Finance

      “Wind Turbine Market, 2012 Update – Global Installations, Market Share and Key Country Analysis” is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the wind industry. The research provides global wind turbine market scenario in 2011 along with an overview on the wind installations. The global […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Authorities

    Ever since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese companies have been investing strenuous efforts to develop other forms of energy. Driven by that very goal, a group of 11 companies, headed by Marubeni, is looking to deploy a floating wind turbine off the Fukushima coast. Takahide Soeda, from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and […]

  • 3 February 2015

    The RiCORE (Risk Based Consenting for Offshore Renewable Energy Projects) project has been awarded €1.4 million from the European Commission’s competitive Horizon 2020 programme. Led by Robert Gordon University (RGU), a group comprising teams from Ireland, Spain, Portugal, France and Scotland will look at ways of accelerating and streamlining the environmental requirements associated with consents for […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    AXYS Technologies will be exhibiting at the AWEA Offshore Windpower Conference & Exhibition from October 7-8 at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey, USA. Terry Tarle, CEO of AXYS and Chad MacIsaac, International Accounts Manager at AXYS will be located at booth 406. The company recently announced that the WindSentinel platform ordered by EDP Inovação has […]