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  • 1 March 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Offshore wind innovation has yesterday been given a real boost with the announcement of the first three winners under the second call of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB) Offshore Wind Component Technologies Development and Demonstration scheme. High Voltage Partial Discharge (HVPD) Ltd, JDR Cable Systems Ltd […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 December 2016

    Classification society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AIP) for Principle Power’s WindFloat offshore wind foundation designed for deployment in Japanese waters, featuring a 5MW offshore wind turbine. The engineering work was carried out under a contract with Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding for a feasibility study performed for NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology […]

  • 21 February 2013

    Recently, renewable energy technology developer, Principle Power, was awarded a Department of Energy grant worth $4M and up to $47M in total funding, to support its WindFloat Pacific Demonstration Project. Official project partners In that connection, Principle Power has announced the list of official project partners, all marked to deliver an essential contribution to the […]

  • 21 May 2014

    Yesterday (Tuesday 20th May) saw the penultimate event of the Atlantic Power Cluster (APC), a European funded project set to develop a strategic approach to marine renewable energy in the Atlantic Area. Held in Aberdeen ahead of the annual All-Energy conference, the seminar will bring together delegates from at least six EU member states, and further afield. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power has withdrawn its lease request for a site approximately 25 kilometres west of Oregon’s Port of Coos Bay, where the company had planned to set up its WindFloat Pacific Demonstration Project. The project was proposed by Principle Power in May 2013 and the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) gave its approval in early 2014. […]

  • 23 May 2013

    Renewable energy technology developer Principle Power hosted two Town Hall meetings yesterday to introduce the community to the proposed WindFloat Pacific Demonstration Project. Principle Power has received a $4 million financial assistance award from the U.S. Department of Energy to begin project outreach, front-end engineering design and initial project permitting for installation of five semi-submersible […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Alexia Aubault, an Engineering Manager at Principle Power, has won the inaugural Offshore Energy Young Engineer Award for her work on the WindFloat 1 floating wind turbine platform prototype project offshore Portugal. Aubault was presented with the award during the first Offshore Energy Opening Gala Dinner held on Monday, 24 October, at Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, ahead […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Principle Power, a renewable energy technology developer, will host a public meeting to introduce to the community the proposed WindFloat Pacific Demonstration Project, writes Bandon Western World. The meeting will be held on Monday, September 23 at the North Bend Public Library, North Bend, Oregon. The WindFloat is a floating foundation which could be installed […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Tideland Signal has supplied Principle Power with a comprehensive package of LED warning lights to warn shipping when the revolutionary “WindFloat” floating wind turbine is stationed off the coast of Portugal. Windfloat is the focal point of a US$23 million programme for testing the potential of the design in a location with plenty of wind […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Engie, EDP Renewables, Caisse des Dépôts and Eiffage have submitted their pilot floating wind farm proposal to ADEME, the French Environment and Energy Management Agency, based on Principle Power’s WindFloat concept.  From the proposed project areas, the four French companies chose the Leucate site on the Mediterranean. Their project, Les éoliennes flottantes du golfe du Lion, will […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Classification society Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle (AIP) for the WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation designed by Principle Power. The second generation of WindFloat technology, addressed by the present AIP, is intended to be part of a pilot array of floating offshore wind turbines in the French Mediterranean Sea, to be […]

  • 26 February 2014

    The AR1500 is the latest tidal power turbine system under development at Atlantis. The AR1500 will have a rated capacity of 1.5MW at 3.0 m/s and will be designed to withstand the extreme environmental conditions expected to be encountered in the Pentland Firth in Scotland and the Bay of Fundy in Canada. The detailed design […]

  • 16 November 2017
    R&D, Training & Education

    Principle Power is making a case for use of its floating foundation WindFloat off the coast of Massachusetts in locations where water depths at lease areas exceed the 50-metre mark.

  • 10 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power’s WindFloat Pacific (WFP) floating wind project cleared its first major hurdle last week by getting approval from the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), and by that automatically gained more attention from the public and media. One of the raised questions is the final use of the renewable energy produced by the […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Atlantis Resources Limited’s Canadian subsidiary has been awarded a Feed-in Tariff (FiT) for up to 4.5 megawatts of tidal generation to be deployed at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) in Nova Scotia, Canada. The Developmental Feed-In-Tariff award of C$530 (£292) per megawatt hour (MWh) provides revenue support for Atlantis to deploy and […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Statement of Denise Bode, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) on announcement by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar regarding the development of offshore wind resources off of the mid-Atlantic states of Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey and Delaware:  “AWEA applauds Secretary Salazar and his staff at the Department of the Interior and the […]

  • 11 July 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    On the 08th of July, the Demowfloat project launched the project’s Dissemination Centre in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal. At the Diana Bar, Póvoa de Varzim, diverse information about the Demowfloat project and the WindFloat® technology is now available. The exhibition will be open to the public for free until July 2015. The Demowfloat project was set […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Simply Blue Energy has submitted an application to the Irish Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage to carry out site investigations for a potential floating offshore wind project off Kinsale. The Emerald project, which would use Principle Power’s WindFloat floating foundations, is expected to have a total capacity of up to 1 GW. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2015

    At least nine floating projects are likely to come online by 2020, claims Douglas-Westwood. These projects will total to 225MW with a further six projects in the pipeline provide upside potential, according to their database. “We’re not competing with fixed foundations, we’re just creating the future. And that future’s not that far away,” said CEO […]

  • 6 February 2014

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has given the go ahead to Principle Power for the wind energy project offshore Coos Bay, Oregon, having determined that there was no other competitive interest in the area. Principle Power is required to submit a formal plan for their 30 MW pilot project, which would use […]

  • 27 August 2015

    Oregon Governor Kate Brown has formed the WindFloat Pacific Offshore Wind Advisory Committee in order to identify smart solutions for Oregon’s economy through the burgeoning offshore wind energy industry. With a $46.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to demonstrate the potential of offshore wind energy resources in the United States, Principle Power […]