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  • 3 September 2013
    Training & Education

    On September 3 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) conducted a science class by request at Yoshima Dai-ni (2nd) Elementary School in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. The class, offered to fifth graders, explained the concept behind wind power generation, including an experiment enabling easy understanding, in a […]

  • 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, […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The European Patent Office (EPO) has granted SeaTwirl a patent for a dynamic floating offshore wind turbine.

  • 15 August 2014

    A pontoon loaded with parts for offshore wind turbines sank on Wednesday morning (August 13) in the Baltic Sea, German media informs. Divers are currently investigating the underwater area in front of the cape Darß where the large floating pontoon sank. They will examine whether the pontoon lays flat or upright and whether the cargo […]

  • 11 November 2013
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Fukushima’s experimental offshore floating wind farm project started operating today. The installation of 2MW downwind-type floating wind turbine, 66kV floating power substation, extra-high voltage subsea cable and a dynamic cable at the testing area (1st phase) have been successfully completed. Subsequently, the experimental study of 2MW floating wind turbine and 66kV floating power substation commenced today. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2018
    R&D, Technology

    International certification body DNV GL has issued a revised standard for the design of floating wind turbine structures and a new guideline for the certification of floating wind turbines. The technical standard for the design of floating wind turbine structures, DNV GL-ST-0119, and the new service guideline for the certification of floating wind turbines, DNVGL-SE-0422 […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Industry Contribution

    Are you an energy professional looking for a slice in the future floating wind industry? If yes – this webinar is perfect for you…  Quest unleash Q Vision’s real time data to map the current and forecasted global floating wind industry and identify the hottest markets and the biggest players.    You will learn: Global […]

  • 20 September 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Dietswell, a French company specialising in engineering for the energy industry, has informed that EUR 2.4 million in funding have been allocated for the EolFloat project, developing a semi-submersible platform for large offshore wind turbines.

  • 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.

  • 2 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Project has issued a tender to investigate the feasibility and technology development needs for heavy lift offshore operations in a floating wind farm.

  • 13 January 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) is set to begin the development of a new floating offshore wind turbine system, with an aim to lower the cost of energy by JPY 20/kWh (approx. EUR 0.16/kWh) after 2030. During the project, NEDO will conduct multiple activities aimed at reducing the cost of the system, […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Vessels

    RNLI crews from Whitstable and Sheerness were called around 9.50am on 30 March to assist the Tempest crew transfer vessel (CTV), which had struck an unknown underwater object and was taking in water at the Kentish Flats offshore wind farm area.

  • 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.

  • 25 August 2010
    R&D, Technology

    Statoil’s innovative offshore floating Hywind wind turbine demonstrates how Trelleborg’s syntactic foam buoyancy technology is contributing to the future of offshore power. “It is subsea technology that has already been extensively proven,” commented Gary Howland, Renewables Sales Manager for Trelleborg Offshore. “Trelleborg Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBMs) developed for deepwater support of umbilicals and risers in […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has validated the final key stage of the EolFloat project to develop a semi-submersible floating platform for large offshore wind turbines. Under the EolFloat project, engineering specialist Dietswell is leading a consortium of French companies developing the TrussFloat semi-submersible float, with Matiere being in charge of construction engineering, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Carbon Trust has launched four tenders for floating offshore wind scoping studies as part of its Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership (JIP).

  • 23 November 2011

    A full-size prototype of the floating LIDAR offshore resource assessment system, known as FLIDAR™, has been successfully tested 15km off the Belgian coast. It has been located next to a stationary LIDAR (WINDCUBE®v2 LIDAR from Leosphere) on a fixed communication mast for the month of October, in order to test survivability and validate the accuracy […]

  • 20 March 2017

    The world could see as much as 237MW of floating offshore wind capacity installed by 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 19 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of the three floating wind turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic project will soon set sail from Spain to its designated location off Portugal. Tractebel Engie reported on 17 May that it fully assembled the third WindFloat Atlantic platform in the port of Ferrol.  The turbine should start its journey to the site off […]

  • 14 November 2017

    RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables met in Glasgow, Scotland, on Tuesday, 14 November, to debate future opportunities for UK’s floating offshore wind.

  • 19 March 2018
    R&D, Technology

    French engineering specialist Dietswell has announced a number of milestones reached on the EolFloat project to develop a semi-submersible platform for large offshore wind turbines.

  • 4 March 2019

    Offshore wind farm development and operation are by nature more challenging than onshore, with additional environmental parameters to control and design for. More than 12 years ago, floating LiDAR (lidar) devices were introduced to the offshore wind industry – to meet a specific market need. Developers in the growing, but not yet mature, offshore wind […]