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  • 9 October 2019
    R&D

    A team of researchers has begun investigating deep-sea habitats off the U.S. West Coast to help inform possible locations for offshore wind energy development. Scientists and engineers from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) kicked off the mission […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    A consortium comprising Principle Power, EDPR Offshore North America, Aker Solutions, H. T. Harvey & Associates and Herrera Environmental Consultants has been selected to enter into a public-private partnership with Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) to develop a floating wind project offshore Humboldt County in Northern California, US

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    EnBW North America has officially opened its first US office in Jersey City, New Jersey. The office will serve as the base for EnBW’s participation in offshore wind opportunities in New Jersey and New York. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop cut the ribbon, alongside NJ Economic Development Authority Senior VP for Economic Transformation Brian Sabina, EnBW […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    After the announcement that Principle Power’s unsolicited lease request for the WindFloat Pacific project, a proposed 30 MW floating offshore wind project off Coos Bay Oregon, has been determined to be complete by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the company said that it is very excited to have reached this milestone. However, […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The construction of floating offshore wind farms in California over the near- to long-term could contribute to economic development in the US West Coast state, especially if significant portions of equipment and services were procured locally, according to a report by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The report, Floating Offshore Wind in California: Gross […]

  • 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, […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) and a consortium of private companies have submitted a lease application to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to advance the development of a floating wind project off Humboldt County in Northern California.

  • 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, […]

  • 12 April 2011
    Technology

    IDEOL, a company specialized in the development of innovative solutions for the offshore wind market, announces it has developed and patented two new concepts enabling to accelerate the deployment of offshore wind farms. – A floating platform on which to erect the wind turbines, with a construction costs divided by two in comparison with other […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is investigating whether it could use Wave Hub, the world’s largest wave energy test site, to accommodate floating offshore wind turbines as part of a demonstration project valued at over £25 million. Plans for the offshore wind floating system demonstration project, which would open up new areas off the coast […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    The most compelling action to encourage offshore wind development in the United States is to have real live examples of successful offshore wind projects, Charles Nordstrom, a Senior Associate and Head of the US team at BVG Associates, told Offshore WIND in an interview. The first offshore wind farm in US waters, currently under construction off […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Technology

    CWind has announced that it has won a contract to support CT Offshore in the installation of 63 of the 161 inter-array cables at the 576MW Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm off the North Wales coast. CWind’s role involves sending a team to the Netherlands to perform both an OTDR fibre and an insulation […]

  • 12 July 2016

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) Environmental Studies Program (ESP) has published new findings from a Pacific Region study. ESP released the final report on “Determining the Infrastructure Needs to Support Offshore Floating Wind and Marine Hydrokinetic Facilities on the Pacific West Coast and Hawaii” online at its Environmental Studies Program Information System (ESPIS) website. The study […]

  • 4 July 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed today’s ringing endorsement of offshore wind energy by the Prime Minister David Cameron. Speaking at the official opening of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, London Array, David Cameron paid tribute to the UK’s offshore wind industry, saying: “This is a great day for Britain and a big win for renewable energy. […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Wavebob Ltd is planing to raise 10 Million Euros by the end of March, Bloomberg reports. Waves with the best energy profile are typically found in deep offshore waters, such as the west coast of Europe and the US. Wavebob is optimized to capture the power from waves with this profile. There are already some […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy will have invested GBP 5.4 billion in developing offshore wind farms off the coast of North West England by 2019, a new report has revealed. The overall GBP 5.4 billion investment includes GBP 2.7 billion investment across the four currently operational wind farms – Barrow, Walney, Burbo Bank and West of Duddon Sands – and a […]

  • 25 March 2013
    R&D

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has selected The Glosten Associates as the company which will design its offshore wind floating platform system demonstrator. Glosten, a US-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, will design a tension leg platform (TLP) by developing what is commonly known as a Front End Engineering Design Study (FEED.) The PelaStar […]

  • 15 August 2012

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West hosted a visit from ICE President Richard Coackley in Cornwall on 6th and 7th August. The President’s trip included a visit to the Wave Hub Project, an offshore electrical infrastructure system off the North Coast of Cornwall. The aim of the facility is to support the development […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Authorities

    Vattenfall, developer of wind energy project offshore Aberdeen Bay, stated that this project could save GBP 45 billion of renewable energy production costs, writes the Press Association. Vattenfall is one of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre developers planning to deploy 11 wind turbines offshore Donald Trump’s luxury golf resort. US billionaire is leading a […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    An innovative new vessel designed to cope with the most challenging conditions for crews servicing off-shore windfarms has been developed in West Cumbria with the support of an “Investing in Business” grant from Britain’s Energy Coast (BEC). The £90,000 grant has been awarded to Workington-based companies Coastal Charters – a small maritime business servicing the commercial sector – […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Principle Power, Inc. welcomed the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) selection of the WindFloat Pacific project for $47 million in matching grant funding, and deal with Deepwater Wind to complete the development of the WindFloat Pacific project. DOE funding will accelerate the development of the 30-megawatt floating offshore wind farm proposed for the deep waters off Coos […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Full power output has been achieved more than two months ahead of schedule from West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm, a major renewable energy project which has been developed by ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy in the Irish Sea. The news came on the day that the 389 megawatt (MW) windfarm was officially opened by […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Grid Connection

    National Grid has outlined plans to connect new sources of electricity generation in Cumbria to the national power network by creating a ‘North West Coast Power Ring’. The company has been asked to provide a connection into the electricity transmission system for the proposed new 3.2 GW nuclear power station, Moorside, near Sellafield in West […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a new guide to help government agencies and Native American communities work together to identify areas along the country’s west coast that could be affected by future offshore renewable energy development. The potential for impacts to important coastal and marine Native American sites will increase as interest […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Notus Heavy Lift Solutions has entered the US offshore wind market with the launch of an office in New York.