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  • 29 October 2019
    Industry Contribution

    Are you an energy professional looking for a slice in the future floating wind industry? If yes – this webinar is perfect for you…  Quest unleash Q Vision’s real time data to map the current and forecasted global floating wind industry and identify the hottest markets and the biggest players.    You will learn: Global […]

  • 10 November 2017

    Portugal’s renewable energy mix could be boosted by offshore – and especially floating – wind, as the country could meet 39% of its electricity demand with wind power by 2030, while 25% is currently covered with 5GW of wind turbines on land. 

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind revealed plans to develop the West Coast’s first-ever offshore wind farm – a project poised to become the world’s first commercial project to use cutting-edge floating foundation technology. Deepwater Wind entered into an agreement several months ago with Principle Power to complete the development of the 30-megawatt (MW) WindFloat Pacific project, using Principle Power’s groundbreaking WindFloat […]

  • 24 June 2015

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has issued interim findings from a report into a technology assessment of floating wind, reviewing in excess of 30 devices across various levels of technology readiness and providing a detailed appraisal of the three most established concepts. The interim report highlights where these devices are on the technology and […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Authorities

    Japan will join the race to develop floating wind turbines to use in deepwater off its tsunami-stricken northern Pacific coast as it… By William Hardy (reuters) [mappress] Source: reuters, September 12, 2011

  • 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, […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Flintstone Technology Ltd is diversifying its Subsea Mooring Connector (SMC) to help drive down costs for the offshore floating wind industry. According to Flintstone Technology, the SMC system, which has been used in a number of oil & gas projects, is a low cost, easy to install solution which will help make the offshore wind industry more competitive. The […]

  • 1 May 2019

    By Mr. Javier Lanfranchi – Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Nobody can deny that the demand of more energy is increasing on a global scale. Over the last two decades we’ve seen different solutions to tackle this issue where renewable energy stands out mainly because of the need to reduce the impact fuels have in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The bulk of the current plans for European offshore wind power are intended for construction in the relatively shallow North Sea. However, many European countries, including Portugal, do not border shallow seas. Their sea beds have steep descending slopes and much greater water depths not suited for current techniques. If a viable technique can be […]

  • 25 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Portuguese coast may be the site of the first ever floating offshore wind turbines. If all goes well, the wind industry could embark…   By Melissa Mahony (smartplanet) [mappress] Source: smartplanet, February 25, 2011

  • 18 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, has started delivering electricity to the Scottish grid and the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon officially opened the wind farm on 18 October.

  • 8 July 2015
    R&D

    A major international collaborative project involving 12 partners from eight countries and worth €7.3 million is set to drive forward development of the next generation of floating wind substructures. The European Horizon2020-funded programme LIFES50+, led by Norway’s MARINTEK (and involving Politechnico de Milano, DTU, Ramboll, ORE Catapult, Universität Stuttgart, Iberdrola I&C, Ideol, DNV GL, Tecnalia, […]

  • 11 September 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) has launched the Floating Wind Technology Acceleration Competition to accelerate the development and commercialisation of floating wind. The Carbon Trust, the project lead, together with 14 offshore wind developers represented by the Floating Wind JIP, will select the best ideas with a particular emphasis on mooring systems and […]

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

    Marine renewables developer Atlantis Resources has signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with South Korean offshore construction giant Hyundai Engineering & Construction to collaborate on the development of ocean power renewable projects globally.

  • 13 August 2015

    EOLFI, a wind power company based in Paris, has made a submission to the Call for Proposals for the deployment of pilot floating wind farms published by ADEME on August 5, 2015. The French Government will to support the development of pilot floating wind farms in four geographical areas. EOLFI said it has actively contributed to […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Technology

    After confirmation of successful tests of the floating wind measurement device in July 2015, seaLIDAR was introduced to the offshore wind energy market today.  UK-based seaLIDAR Ltd, developed by ESTIA Consulting & Engineering S.A., combines measurement technologies with the potential to perform fully compliant IEC 61400 offshore wind measurements regardless of sea depth or availability of […]

  • 13 October 2014

    Alstom Renewable Power Chairman Jérôme Pécresse and DCNS Marine Energy and Infrastructures Division Director Thierry Kalanquin were on hand on 13th of October as both groups signed a partnership agreement in the floating wind energy business. The agreement aims at developing and then commercialising an integrated system for a semi-submersible floating wind turbine delivering 6 […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Friends of Floating Offshore Wind is calling on the UK to commit to a target of 1GW of floating offshore wind by 2025 and 5GW by 2030.

  • 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

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Windplus S.A. will receive around EUR 96 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU’s NER300 programme and the Government of Portugal to build the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind farm.

  • 3 October 2018

    The costs of floating offshore wind in Europe could decrease from the current EUR 180-200 per MWh to EUR 40-60 per MWh by 2030 with the right visibility in terms of volumes and industrialization, according to WindEurope’s Policy Blueprint.

  • 4 November 2019
    Technology

    The classification society ABS has certified the WindFloat Atlantic floating wind turbines, first of which was installed off the coast of Portugal in October. The semi-submersible units designed by Principle Power are fitted out with 8.4MW MHI Vestas offshore wind turbines and will be installed at a water depth of 100m. The 25MW WindFloat Atlantic […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A new report published by the Carbon Trust has highlighted the key areas for policy makers to consider in order to develop a world leading market for floating wind in the UK. Recommendations for policy and regulatory measures include a viable support mechanism to secure the UK’s position as a world leader in floating wind, as well […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Aker Solutions has purchased an initial 5% stake in Principle Power, forming an alliance that brings its offshore oil & gas engineering expertise into the floating offshore wind market.

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    CoreMarine and Spain’s National Renewable Energy Centre CENER have signed a consortium agreement to collaborate on engineering services for the floating offshore wind industry. The agreement focuses on floating foundation design, mooring and dynamic cable analysis, transport and installation, wind turbine modeling, coupled analysis and scale model testing. The combined offering will support projects from research […]