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  • 20 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

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

  • 8 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has completed a lenders’ technical due diligence on the 25MW Windfloat Atlantic floating wind farm project in Portugal.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 17 October 2018

    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 […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The EUR 17 million SWARMs European project is developing autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) which are expected to reduce the risks associated with the construction and repair of offshore platforms, offshore wind turbines, and other underwater structures, Acciona, one of the participants in the project, said.

  • 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.

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The renewables engineering consultancy K2 Management has agreed to acquire independent energy engineering consultancy, Cruz Atcheson.

  • 14 September 2018

    Blockchain remains a hard to understand concept. Some say it will change the way we do business, others fear what sharing data will mean for future transactions. Offshore WIND spoke to Tom Fürstner founder and CTO of Riddle&Code, who recently cooperated with Brazilian onshore energy provider EDP. So, let us start with: What is Blockchain? […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    The UK-based First Subsea has secured a contract to provide Platform Mooring Connectors (PMCs) for the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project in Portugal. The company will supply nine PMCs, each with a 5500kN minimum breaking load, to the project’s three MHI Vestas V164-8.4MW wind turbines to be installed 20km offshore Viana do Castelo. The PMCs will be used to connect […]

  • 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.

  • 17 August 2018
    Training & Education

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will host 11 Danish ambassadors at its Lindø nacelle factory on August 21 as part of a study trip to learn more about Danish companies and how they can support Danish exports in their respective regions.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 11 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    China’s Hengtong has been awarded a contract by REN – Rede Electrica Nacional, S.A., the operator of transmission grids in Portugal, to design, manufacture and install the submarine export power cable system for the WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project.

  • 9 May 2018
    R&D

    UK-based OceanFlow Energy Limited will put a scaled version of its Starfloat floating wind foundation to test after being awarded Marinet2 funds for the project.

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update, showing a maturing industry successfully competing in the marketplace, even against heavily subsidized traditional power generation technologies.

  • 28 February 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Senvion has contracted TÜV Rheinland to oversee the production of wind turbine blades for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm.

  • 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.

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Six projects worth EUR 7.5 billion reached Final Investment Decision (FID) last year – a 60% decrease from 2016 and the first decrease in investments since 2012 – according to WindEurope, which states that the transition to auctions has resulted in a lull in FIDs and that the auctions of the last two years are expected to lead to new project FIDs in 2018.

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    ASM Industries (ASMI) has established a new wind tower production line in Sever do Vouga, Portugal, which will be able to support the company’s new offshore tower production unit in Port of Aveiro, if required.

  • 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.

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    According to a report at Zion Market Research, global offshore wind energy market size was valued at USD 20.3 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach USD 57.2 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 16.2% between 2017 and 2022.