Search results for: SpiderFLOAT

2551 results

A list of search results

  • 23 March 2015

    At least nine floating projects are likely to come online by 2020, claims Douglas-Westwood. These projects will total to 225MW with a further six projects in the pipeline provide upside potential, according to their database. “We’re not competing with fixed foundations, we’re just creating the future. And that future’s not that far away,” said CEO […]

  • 22 December 2016

    International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) added a supplement on floating wind to its Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind report. In the document, IRENA details on the technology itself, current status, developers of floating wind technology, barriers and ways to overcome them to tap into the future market. In the document, IRENA points out that participation from policy makers, investors, […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Amsterdam Capital Partners (AMSCAP), G8 Subsea, Saemangeum Development and Investment Agency of Korea (SDIA) and Saemangeum Offshore Wind Power (SOWP) have agreed to jointly develop offshore wind in Korea’s Samangeum Industrial Complex. AMSCAP and G8 will work mainly alongside SOWP respectively in a financial and a technical perspective for the joint development of offshore wind. […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Celtic Sea Offshore Floating Wind Cluster is holding a Floating Wind in the Celtic Sea: Future Supply Chain Opportunities event in Milford Haven, Wales, on 30 January. The event is sponsored by the ORE Catapult and Welsh Government and supported by Marine Energy Wales and Marine Hub Cornwall. Over 100GW of floating wind capacity […]

  • 22 March 2013

    The offshore industry’s highest achievers were recognised at last night’s 2013 Offshore Achievement Awards, with Malcolm Webb, chief executive of Oil & Gas UK, picking up the Significant Achievement accolade. The 27th awards ceremony, which saw a record attendance of 530 guests, took place at the Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre and was hosted by […]

  • 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.

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 11 October 2013

    A consortium made up of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research have been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Conquest Offshore, together with deugro Denmark A/S, has developed a highly efficient installation system for monopiles and transition pieces, supported by the engineering knowledge and experience of Temporary Works Design (TWD) and Barge Master. Parties have combined their experience and in depth knowledge of floating installation, offshore skidding, upending, pile handling and motion compensated tools […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has launched a tender seeking environmental surveying services required for the development of a floating offshore wind turbine at the Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS). SEAI is inviting proposals from individuals or organizations for the provision of marine ecology services at AMETS for the purposes of the installation and operation of […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Principle Power has secured an investment of over USD 22 million from Tokyo Gas to fund the company’s growth strategy and the continued commercialization of its floating wind technology. In addition, the accompanying Cooperation Agreement signed by Principle Power and Tokyo Gas sets a foundation for creating commercial-scale deployment opportunities for Principle Power’s WindFloat® technology […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of five wind turbines for the world’s first floating offshore wind farm – Hywind Scotland – has left the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway, and is now on its way to the site off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Principle Power and Japan’s Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding have signed a collaboration agreement to promote floating offshore wind projects in Japan.

  • 31 October 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched a new national Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence to drive forward the development of next-generation offshore wind technologies. The initiative is backed by up to GBP 500,000 funding each from the Scottish Government and the Catapult’s Welsh-based Marine Energy Engineering Centre of Excellence (MEECE), match […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has approved two more floating wind pilot projects as part of the country’s call for tenders for the development of floating wind launched in August 2015. One of the two new winners of the call for pilot floating farm projects is EDF Energies Nouvelles with their 24MW project […]

  • 18 May 2016

    No less than 10 technology developers and associations gathered to found “Friends of Floating Offshore Wind”, a group which will promote the interests of floating offshore wind in Scotland and UK. The group, comprising Pilot Offshore Renewables, Hexicon, RES Offshore, IDEOL, Floating Power Plant, Glosten PelaStar, Principle Power Inc, Atkins, ACS Cobra and GICON, aims at creating favourable conditions for further development of the sector. Global […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2015

    Ideol and Group China Steel Corporation (CSC) have agreed to collaborate on floating offshore wind projects in Taiwan. The collaboration includes designing, engineering and constructing floating offshore wind turbines by using the Damping Pool technology, developed by the French floating foundation specialist. Areas that have been identified for the first offshore wind projects in Taiwan have water depths ranging […]