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  • 15 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 30MW Hywind Scotland, the world’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm, performed better than expected in its first three full months in production, Statoil, the operator of the wind farm said.

  • 18 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will inaugurate the world’s first floating wind farm, Statoil’s Hywind Scotland Pilot Project, today (18 October).

  • 19 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Danish energy trading company Danske Commodities has signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the world’s first floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland. As the sole offtaker, Danske Commodities will take over balancing and trading of Hywind Scotland’s total volume of 30MW. Hywind Scotland is owned by Equinor (75%) and Masdar (25%). The wind farm, […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Glasgow-based offshore survey specialist Partrac has been selected by Statoil to provide real-time wave and current measurement services for Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm.

  • 22 October 2017

    Most read news on Offshore WIND from 16 to 22 October 2017.

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy company Statoil has made the final investment decision to build the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating wind farm, offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, after Scotland gave the project the go-ahead yesterday. The decision triggers investments of around NOK 2 billion (EUR 214 million), realizing a 60-70 percent cost reduction per MW from the Hywind demo project […]

  • 30 August 2012

    As the UPI reports, Japanese officials have announced that the country’s first floating wind farm is operational from Wednesday. The wind farm is located about a half mile off the coast of Kabashima island, one of the Goto Islands. Next summer, the 100-kilowatt turbine will be replaced by a larger 2-megawatt generator after collecting performance […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Vessels

    Umoe Rapid has completed its first charter at world’s first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, and at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm for Statoil.

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    French cable maker Nexans has awarded its compatriot, Bardot Group, with a contract to supply buoyancy modules for the power cables of Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm. The 30MW floating wind farm, located 30 kilometres off the coast of Peterhead, will be operated by Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil. Hywind will consist of […]

  • 13 January 2016

    To provide local communities with information about the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, Statoil will hold a public exhibition on 20 January in Peterhead. The exhibition will take place at the Palace Hotel, starting with an oral presentation at 6 p.m. Representatives from the project will be present to answer questions. Statoil has made the final investment decision […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The first WindFloat Atlantic turbine has arrived at its final destination off the coast of Viana do Castelo in Portugal. The fully-assembled platform and its 8.4MW MHI Vestas turbine set off from the Spanish Port of Ferrol towards its final destination 20km off the coast of Viana do Castelo yesterday, 21 October. “We’re breaking new […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian technology company Origo Solutions has been awarded a contract to develop a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland is the world’s first floating wind farm, located some 30 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It will consist of five 6MW Siemens turbines, anchored in waters exceeding […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Italian oil & gas and renewables industry contractor Saipem has signed a contract with Statoil for the lift and mating operations of offshore floating wind turbines for the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park project. The deal is part of EUR 430 million worth of E&C contracts this subsidiary of the Italian oil and gas major Eni announced today. Hywind […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The final floating wind turbine for the Hywind Scotland project has been towed to the site and installed at its designated location off Peterhead, Scotland, according to BBC.

  • 6 March 2012

     A consortium made up of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo, Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, IHI Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu and Mizuho Information & Research are participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. This experimental […]

  • 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.

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy company Statoil plans to sign a power purchase agreement with a U.S. utility by the end of 2018 in order to develop an offshore wind project off New York, a senior company official told Reuters.

  • 20 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 75-metre blades for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm arrived at the assembly site, the NorSea Group’s Stordbase AS in Norway, on Friday, 17 February.

  • 25 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    UK-based DeepOcean has, on behalf of Hengtong Group, completed export cable installation for the first floating wind farm project in the Atlantic Ocean, the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic. DeepOcean’s scope of work included project management, engineering, and execution of all marine activities associated with the installation of an 18-kilometre static and dynamic submarine cable offshore Portugal. […]

  • 8 June 2015

    Statoil has awarded Lloyd’s Register Energy’s consulting business a contract to perform a risk and emergency preparedness analysis for the Hywind Scotland pilot park project. The Norwegian international energy company plans to build the first floating wind farm off the Scottish coast. The park will be located near Buchan Deep, approx. 25-30 km off the […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has granted a lease to Statoil that will enable the start of construction of the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm located at Buchan Deep, some 25 kilometres from Peterhead. The project – set to be the world’s largest floating wind farm – consists of five 6MW turbines which will be deployed in deeper water […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine tower components built for the world’s first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland, have been loaded onto a cargo ship and are en route to the assembly base in Stord, Norway, according to Navacel, the manufacturer of the towers. Statoil, the owner and developer of Hywind Scotland, awarded Navacel with the contract […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil officially opened the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Operations Centre in Great Yarmouth today as part of the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival. The former warehouse on the south bank of the river harbour has been completely redeveloped to accommodate offices and a dedicated 24/7 control room to manage the operations and maintenance of the £1.5 […]

  • 1 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea Installs First Foundation at Galloper Offshore marine engineering specialist GeoSea installed the first of fifty-six turbine foundations at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm on Wednesday, 28th December. Block Island Turbine Out of Action Until Second Half of February One of the General Elecetric’s (GE) Haliade turbines installed at America’s first offshore wind farm […]

  • 3 December 2015

    DONG Unveils U.S. Offshore Wind Project Details DONG Energy has released project details for its offshore wind farm proposed to be built off Massachusetts, USA. Scotland Greenlights World’s Largest Floating Wind Project The Scottish Government has granted a marine licence to Statoil for the construction of Hywind Scotland project, the world’s largest floating offshore wind […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has awarded Nexans the contract to supply static and dynamic cabling and associated accessories for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating wind farm. The contract, worth approximately EUR 10.2 million, will see Nexans delivering cables to the site, located 30 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeenshire. The offshore cable systems will be […]