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  • 25 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator has published a roadmap for commercial acceptance of floating LIDAR technology. As part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator programme, The Carbon Trust, along with a consortium of industrial partners, are investigating the potential of floating LIDAR (light detection and ranging) technology in the context of wind resource assessment for the offshore wind […]

  • 1 June 2017
    R&D, Technology

    A consortium led by LOC Group has been selected by the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) to investigate the infrastructure and logistics challenges faced in the development, construction and maintenance of utility-scale floating offshore wind farms. The investigation report and recommendations, which has been commissioned by the Carbon Trust and JIP partners DONG Energy, ENGIE, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables have launched a new industry group to set out the strategy for large-scale deployment of floating offshore wind in the UK. The Floating Wind Steering Group will meet with the aim of producing a consensus vision for the future of floating wind and the business case for its continued development in the UK. According to the […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ideol and Taisei Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint development and promotion of concrete foundations for floating offshore wind in Japan using Ideol’s Damping Pool technology. According to Ideol and Taisei, floating offshore wind is a promising market in Japan as its potential is three times larger than that of bottom-fixed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 March 2020

    Iberdrola will lead an international consortium aiming to install a floating wind turbine of more than 10MW in Norway and will soon join another floating wind demonstration project in Spain.

  • 7 May 2015
    R&D, Technology

    ETI Offshore Renewables Programme Manager Andrew Scott presented at the Offshore Wind 4: Floating Turbines session at All-Energy 2015 on ‘the 2050 potential for floating foundations in UK waters’. In his presentation, Scott said that floating wind concept is not about going far offshore, but about making best use of good wind resources close enough […]

  • 24 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Nautilus Floating Solutions SL, a consortium established last year with an aim of becoming the world leader in the development of floating platforms for the offshore wind power market, is presenting its Nautilus floating structures at significant European energy events. The Nautilus floating structures were introduced at this year’s EWEA event in Barcelona, and the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 March 2018

    Texas-based Quest Offshore Resources today announced the launch of Quest Floating Wind Energy (Q FWE). Q FWE is a data and analytical practice focused on the resources driving the economics, technology and supply chain encompassing floating wind energy, according to the company.

  • 5 June 2019
    Grid Connection

    Ideol and Atlantique Offshore Energy (AOE) have unveiled the details of their market-ready universal floating offshore substation. Developed in cooperation with ABB, the floating offshore substation is designed for both bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind farms starting at depths of 40 metres. It is based on Ideol’s patented and shallow-draft Damping Pool® concept and on AOE’s […]

  • 22 October 2019

    By João Metelo, CEO of Principle Power The first WindFloat Atlantic unit, with the turbine fully installed, has just sailed from Ferrol, Spain, towards its destination, 20 km off the coast of Viana do Castelo in Portugal. It will soon be joined by two more units, which by the end of the year will produce […]

  • 15 April 2020
    R&D, Technology

    An undisclosed client has awarded Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) with a contract to conduct a full floating wind technology review. The aim of the study is to identify the most suitable of the currently available floating wind concepts globally for use within the wind farm location. OWC said that it closely follows the development of […]

  • 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.

  • 10 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Japan is speeding up with the development of its floating offshore wind projects, in an aim to move away from nuclear power and shift to renewables. Recently, a floating wind turbine of 2MW capacity started generating power near Nagasaki prefecture.  In Fukushima prefecture, a group of 11 companies, headed by Marubeni Corporation have installed a […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Authorities, R&D

    South Korea’s City of Ulsan and the Danish government, through the Embassy in Korea, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on renewable energy development with a specific focus on offshore wind and floating wind. The MoU will focus on establishing policies and the exchange of information on renewable energy in the areas of wind power, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 March 2020

    The Carbon Trust has revealed the eight winners of its technology acceleration competition, part of the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP). Funded by the Scottish government, the competition was designed to address four key industry challenge areas that need to be overcome to commercialize floating wind, including monitoring and inspection, mooring systems, heavy lift maintenance and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    France’s Ideol and the Japanese Shizen Energy have signed an agreement to jointly develop a commercial-scale floating offshore wind project in Japan. The multi-megawatt floating wind project will comprise Ideol’s Damping Pool technology located off the coast of Kyushu and will draw upon Shizen’s experience in local project development, Ideol said. Currently, Ideol and Shizen Energy are examining […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A consortium led by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has secured funding from Interreg North West Europe to test Saipem’s floating wind technology offshore Ireland. The Accelerating Market Uptake of Floating Offshore Wind Technology (AFLOWT) project is expected to demonstrate the survivability and cost-competitiveness of floating offshore wind. Under the EUR 31 million project, a floating wind turbine […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    A team of specialized experts, consultants and manufacturers based in Seoul, South Korea, have developed Coordinated Offshore Energy Extraction (COEE) and Floating Wind Turbine Foundations and Bridges. The COEE extracts offshore renewable energy; Wave, Tidal, Wind and Solar. The COEE construction unit is a building block for offshore wind farms and Floating Bridges. The Floating […]