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  • 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.

  • 28 February 2011

    Vestas, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of wind turbines, has announced that it will be working in collaboration with WindPlus to… By Timon Singh (inhabitat) [mappress] Source: inhabitat, February 28, 2011

  • 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.

  • 6 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Hartlepool-based subsea cable supplier JDR has been selected by WindPlus as the preferred cable supplier for the 25MW Windfloat Atlantic floating wind farm

  • 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.

  • 18 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Vestas, the global leader in wind technology, has signed an agreement with WindPlus for the deployment of the first offshore project worldwide integrating a wind turbine with a full-scale semi-submersible floating structure. This is the first time this floating platform technology is being used. WindPlus is a joint venture company led by the EDP Group […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The sections of the WindFloat foundation for which Hempel is providing the test products are: the permanently immersed areas, the splash zone and the above-water line areas. In addition to supplying coating systems, Hempel is also contributing to the project with technical support and advice. The project is being carried out by the Materials and […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    JDR, a supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has officially opened its European service centre in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

  • 15 August 2012

    ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has provided certification services for the design, fabrication and installation for the first WindFloat facility. The WindFloat Aguçadoura unit is a 2 MW floating wind turbine moored in slightly less than 50 m water depth 4 km offshore the northern Portuguese coast. The […]

  • 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.

  • 13 June 2012
    Technology

    Caterpillar announced it has been selected to supply generator power to Principle Power, a renewable energy technology developer, for its WindFloat Prototype project. The grid-connected floating structure supports a Vestas V80-2.0 MW turbine, with an Olympian™ GEP 88-4 generator set for standby power, rated at 88.0 kVA. The deal was handled by Cat® dealer Barloworld […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Energias de Portugal (EDP) and Principle Power, Inc. (Principle Power) announce the successful offshore deployment of a full-scale 2-megawatt (MW) WindFloat off the coast of Agucadoura, Portugal. This installation represents the beginning of a new sector in the offshore wind industry and is the result of continued hard work by all WindPlus JV partners including: […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tocardo International, the leading producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines, and Repsol, the international integrated energy company, announce a partnership between the two companies.   The Repsol New Energy Ventures and Tocardo partnership will provide a platform for both companies to develop offshore tidal energy, combining Tocardo’s knowledge of tidal and river free flow […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Repsol is no stranger to offshore activity, having operated in the most demanding of environments for the exploration and production of oil and gas. However one of the challenges for Repsol as an energy company has been to increase its knowledge and experience by investing further in the research and development of renewable energy sources. […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Unprecedented opportunities await young people joining the energy industry, a leading figure in the sector told students at an awards ceremony in Hopton, Norfolk. Nigel Spencer, of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), said the students were entering a fantastic industry at a time of amazing opportunities for the future. Over the next 25 […]

  • 17 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power, Energias de Portugal, Repsol, A. Silva Matos (ASM), Vestas Wind Systems A/S and InovCapital announced the inauguration of Portugal’s first offshore wind turbine on June 16th, 2012. The turbine is installed on an innovative floating foundation called the WindFloat. In addition to being the first offshore wind turbine in Portugal, this is the first offshore wind turbine to be […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Technology

    The Met Office launches the Wind Production Forecast Plus today, a new site-specific weather forecasting service for wind farms and wind energy production, with enhanced output accuracy. It provides energy generators, traders, consultants and grid operators with an accurate weather forecast to feed into their own power models, to help them predict how much energy […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Exceptionally high-temperature resistance, a low installed thickness and low weight are just three key benefits of Morgan Advanced Materials FireMaster® Marine Plus blanket, which has been installed on offshore convertor platforms in the North Sea. The installation is part of a significant wind farm development providing power for homes and businesses in Germany. Electricity transmission […]

  • 23 May 2019

    Geo Plus’ survey and ROV support vessel Geo Focus has completed its activities on the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. The vessel acted as the main survey vessel during the full installation phase of the 370MW project on a long-term charter with Van Oord. Van Oord is the project’s main contractor responsible for cable installation and […]

  • 24 November 2015

    Green Port Hull today launched a new careers and information hub, which will provide the latest updates on the Siemens and wider Green Port Hull developments. Situated in Hull’s Central Library, The Hub will also provide an overview of other renewables projects in the region. In addition, The Hub will be home to an exhibition about the Siemens […]

  • 1 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    SeaEnergy has announced that, pursuant to the Sale and Purchase Agreement dated 4 June 2011 between the Company and Repsol  Nuevas Energias S.A. (“Repsol”), the Retention Amount of £3,000,000 plus interest became due for payment on 28 June 2012. The Company was notified on 27 June 2012, of a warranty claim amounting to £849,000, with […]

  • 26 March 2014

    Ex-serviceman and former prison officer Matt Knights is being seconded by EEEGR to Jobcentre Plus to help recruit much-needed workers for the East of England energy industry. Initially he will focus his attention on the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft areas, trying to match the ability of people looking for jobs with an increasing demand from […]