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  • 6 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Innovation, Market outlooks, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Offshore solar energy systems are an emerging application in which photovoltaic (PV) systems are installed directly over bodies of water. Floating solar photovoltaic is a subset of that technology in which PV panels are mounted on buoyant substructures. PV panel technology is similar to traditional ground-mounted PV, except the panels rest on a platform usually […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Saipem and Equinor have signed a cooperation agreement to develop a floating solar panel park technological solution for near coastal applications. As reported earlier, the technology will be based on the in-house developed concept by Moss Maritime, part of Saipem’s XSIGHT division. It is a modularized system, designed for easy fabrication, transportation and installation at […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    The United Arab Emirates is set to launch the first floating solar power plant in the waters of the Arabian Gulf. The small resort island of Nurai in Abu Dhabi will commission the floating solar plant with Dubai-based solar developer Enerwhere. According to reports, the 80kW facility is the pilot phase, or test-bed for similar […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Innovation, Research & Development, Technology

    Saipem’s Moss Maritime has started model testing on its innovative floating solar park for coastal/offshore environment. The trials at Trondheim-based research organisation SINTEF ocean are part of collaboration with the energy giant Equinor. Italian contractor Saipem and Equinor recently signed a cooperation agreement to develop floating solar panel parks. The partners will combine their experiences […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Collaboration, Research & Development, Technology

    China’s GCL System Integration (GCL SI) and Norwegian company Ocean Sun joined together as strategic partners and introduced the floating PV system at SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai. The companies showcased the GCL M660GT module and released the test result showing its reliability for floating systems. China accounts for more than 70 per cent […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Oceans of Energy has doubled the capacity of its first offshore floating solar farm in the Dutch North Sea. The Dutch company, which installed its first modules in November last year to put them through the winter storms, has now set up 56 solar panels with a total capacity of 17 kilowatts. According to the […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Technology, Transition

    Qair International (formerly Quadran) is developing an offshore floating solar power plant in Seychelles. The 5MW plant will be the first project led by an independent power producer (IPP) in Seychelles. The project, initially set to commence in July, will be built on a lagoon on Mahé, the main island of the archipelagic nation. The […]

  • 29 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Storage has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from February 24 – March 01, 2020. WATCH: First Offshore Floating Solar in Middle East Mutriku Wave Plant Hits 2GWh Mark EMEC Hails Magallanes Tidal Tech Headway MaRINET2 Rolls Out 8th Short Course on Offshore Renewables EDA and DOE Release Joint Blue Economy Funding Opportunity

  • 10 March 2020
    Research & Development

    Marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group said it has made further progress into the growing floating solar photovoltaic market in Asia and Europe. Post the acquisition of INNOSEA in 2018, LOC has been involved in more than 300MWp of FPV projects in Asia and Europe. The company’s first project in the floating PV market entailed […]

  • 22 March 2020
    Storage has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from March 16 – March 22, 2020. Saipem and Equinor Eye Offshore Floating Solar Eco Wave Power Wraps Up Conversion Unit Wave Simulation Trials Wave Swell Energy Gears for Mid-2020 WEC Launch Renewable Risk Advisers Wins Minesto Contract DMEC to Spearhead ENCORE Project

  • 18 March 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Through its Interreg 2 Seas Programme, Europe has awarded €5.9 million to the ENCORE project: Energising Coastal Regions with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE). The goal of the project is to advance the rapidly emerging ORE sector. With the ambition to become a global industry leader, the 2 Seas ORE sector needs support to successfully scale-up. […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Human Capital, Market outlooks, Outlook & strategy, Research & Development, Technology, Vision

    After a successful start of the Interreg 2 Seas project, the ENCORE consortium is now planning the kick-off of its regional impact campaign at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) in Amsterdam on 27th October 2020. At the OEEC, ENCORE will reach out to the offshore supply chain sector to meet potential partners to […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Research & Development, Technology

    Norwegian floating solar specialist Ocean Sun and South Korean firm EN Technologies have entered a technology license agreement for installation of Ocean Sun floating solar solution behind the Saemangeum Seawall. Specifically, the deal covers a demonstration system with a follow-on option for minimum 100MW within the next 18 months. It is also the intention of […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Research & Development

    INNOSEA, a part of LOC Group, has been invited to join the Floating Solar JIP consortium, a group of 23 leading companies in the renewable energy arena. Led by DNVGL, the consortium is aiming to develop the first recommended practice for the development of floating solar power projects; creating the first commonly recognized standard. The […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    DNV GL has launched a joint industry project with 14 participants to develop the first recommended practice for floating solar power projects. The planned recommended practice will provide a commonly recognised standard based on a list of technical requirements for developing safe, reliable and sustainable floating solar projects. Floating solar power is a promising renewable […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Research & Development, Technology

    India could soon see its first prototype of a solar power station floating on water, Hindustan Times informs. The project’s initiator, and the leader of an expert team which is working on the prototype, is SP Gon Choudhury, Director at Development Consultants Private Limited (DCL Group) and Vice Chairman at Calcutta Institute of Technology. The […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The EU has approved a project that should optimize the anchoring and mooring of floating solar plants and adapt the anchoring to ocean environment as well. The aim is to significantly reduce the cost of anchoring floating solar parks. RISE is part of a consortium of Swedish, Spanish and Portuguese players who have now received […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in has announced a 4GW solar-offshore wind complex with the Saemangeum reclaimed land area in Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do Province, at its centre.

  • 6 June 2019
    Research & Development

    The Netherlands will build floating solar parks on a large scale in the coming years. First on inland waters and then at sea. According to Solar Future, in 2023, already 2 gigawatt-peak of floating power will have been realized, scientists and project developers predict. The advantage of floating solar parks is that scarce land does […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Research & Development, Technology

    Six companies and research institutes from the Netherlands have started developing the world’s first sea-based floating solar farm under a project called Solar-at-Sea which, in the long run, eyes using the space available between wind turbines for photovoltaic panels to increase the energy output of offshore wind farms per square kilometre. 

  • 18 July 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    A consortium of Tractebel, Jan De Nul Group, DEME, Soltech and Ghent University has launched an innovative project in the field of marine floating solar technology. The partners believe that solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in offshore waters are one of the essential future green energy sources. While solar PV technology costs are still constantly decreasing, […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    A floating solar demonstration project to be installed within the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm site will be constructed in 2025, according to TNO, the Dutch organization for applied scientific research. TNO will work on research and demonstration of offshore solar energy in the new offshore wind farm together with CrossWind, a Shell-Eneco consortium […]