Norwegian Floating Wind Demo Sites Get Green Light

The Norwegian government plans to open one to two offshore areas for the development of floating wind power ...

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France to Put Offshore and Floating Wind On Fast Track

France will launch preliminary studies on the development of floating wind farms off Brittany and in the ...

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Portugal's Energy Future Is in Floating Wind

Portugal's renewable energy mix could be boosted by offshore – and especially floating – wind, as the country could ...

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CES Working Towards Scotland's New Fixed and Floating OWFs

Crown Estate Scotland (CES) is set to start discussions with the industry, government and interested organisations ...

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Ideol Set to Inaugurate Fully Assembled Floatgen Turbine

Floatgen project partners are scheduled to inaugurate the 2MW floating wind turbine today, 13 October, after it was ...

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UK and Chinese Researchers Form Floating Wind Partnership

Researchers from the University of Exeter will collaborate with counterparts in China on a new project to develop ...

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ABS Okays UMaine's Floating Offshore Wind Turbine

Houston-based classification society ABS has completed the design review of the Front End Engineering and Design ...

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Floatgen Transition Piece In Position

The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine project has reached another milestone with the installation of the ...

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VIDEO: Floating Wind Needs Support on Cost Reduction Path

Being a more nascent technology compared to fixed offshore wind, floating wind needs different kind of backing. In ...

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Concrete Floating Foundations Cheaper & More Durable (Ideol)

Building a floating foundation in concrete has shown to be a cheaper solution, not only construction-wise but with ...

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VIDEO: 66kV Cables Bring In New Opportunities (JDR)

The 66kV cable technology opens up new space within an offshore wind project’s supply chain as it brings some novel ...

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Statoil Confirms First Hywind Turbine Floated Into Place

Following reports on the first turbine arriving at the site of the world's first floating offshore wind farm in ...

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First Hywind Floating Wind Turbine on Its Way to Scotland

The first of five wind turbines for the world's first floating offshore wind farm – Hywind Scotland – has left the ...

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DHI Holds Live Demo of TetraSpar Floating Foundation Tests

DHI, together with DTU Wind Energy and Stiesdal Offshore Technology, recently opened doors to the offshore wave ...

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Statoil Floats the Hywind Scotland Five

All five Siemens 6MW wind turbines for the Hywind Scotland wind farm have been mounted on their respective floating ...

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Mating of Hywind Scotland Floating Turbines (Video)

Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind Scotland's Siemens 6MW turbines with its ...

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Bureau Veritas to Certify Groix Floating Wind Array

Bureau Veritas has been awarded a contract for certification of the floating wind array to be deployed between the ...

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Statoil Eyes Floating Wind Opportunities off U.S. and Japan

Statoil has identified Japan the U.S. states of California and Hawaii as prime markets for the development of ...

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Floating Wind JIP Picks Study Groups

The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) has kicked off a series of studies to address ...

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Senvion Setting Stage for Floating Wind Debut

Engineers at Senvion are launching a study in the second quarter of 2017 to identify what technical modifications ...

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LOC to Look Into Challenges Facing Utility-Scale Floaters

A consortium led by LOC Group has been selected by the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) to investigate ...

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