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  • 1 November 2019
    Technology

    The UK Government should use the Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction framework to create a specific pot of funding for innovative technologies like floating wind, according to a report released by RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables. This will secure an increase in new capacity from 32MW now to up to 2GW by 2030, making floating wind […]

  • 19 July 2016

    A new joint industry project (JIP) between fourteen global partners has been launched to develop a Recommended Practice for the coupled analysis of floating offshore wind turbines. Standardisation is a key milestone to guide the industry towards the development of reliable floating wind turbines, said DNV GL, the project leader. Guidance includes setting up minimum requirements […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The Carbon Trust has launched four tenders for floating offshore wind scoping studies as part of its Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership (JIP).

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, Ségolène Royal has designated four areas for the development of pilot wind farms comprising floating turbines in three different regions: Brittany, Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. The sites selected as the most favorable are off the island of Groix, the town of Gruissan, Faraman lighthouse, and the ponds of Leucate. A call for floating wind farm pilot projects […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    The Carbon Trust has launched three tenders for floating wind technology as part of the Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership (JIP). In the first tender, The Carbon Trust is inviting companies and consortia to undertake a study looking at the feasibility and technology development needs for heavy lift offshore operations in a floating wind farm. The scope […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Research & Development, Technology

    A consortium led by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has fully assembled a 3MW demonstrator floating wind turbine at the Kitakyushu Port.  

  • 15 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Research & Development, Technology

    The two-bladed floating wind turbine recently assembled in Japan’s Kitakyushu Port will be towed to the installation site some 15 kilometres offshore on 24 August, according to the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA). The Aerodyn SCD 3MW wind turbine, mounted onto Ideol’s patended Damping Pool floating foundation, is expected to start delivering power to the grid […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Research & Development, Technology

    The two-bladed floating wind turbine recently assembled in Japan’s Kitakyushu Port will be towed to the installation site some 15 kilometres offshore on 24 August, according to the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA). The Aerodyn SCD 3MW wind turbine, mounted onto Ideol’s patended Damping Pool floating foundation, is expected to start delivering power to the grid […]

  • 20 March 2017

    The world could see as much as 237MW of floating offshore wind capacity installed by 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    French-based company DCNS plans to establish a marine energy subsidiary that would be dedicated to floating offshore wind, tidal and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) technology.  “DCNS plans to create a subsidiary dedicated to marine energies and is currently focused on concluding investment from new external investors. After closing this process, DCNS will maintain a majority […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    The Carbon Trust has launched three tenders for floating wind technology as part of the Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership (JIP). In the first tender, The Carbon Trust is inviting companies and consortia to undertake a study looking at the feasibility and technology development needs for heavy lift offshore operations in a floating wind farm. The scope […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership has issued a call for Expression of Interest (EoI) to participate in a competition to support the development of high-voltage dynamic cable designs for commercial floating wind projects.

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development, Technology

    The development of floating offshore wind will be held up by the limitations of current port infrastructure, a recent research has revealed.

  • 1 June 2017
    Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) has kicked off a series of studies to address future challenges for the emergent floating offshore wind sector.

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded USD 5.7 million in new funding to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for its activities in the field of floating offshore wind turbines. NREL will work as the prime contractor on three projects within ARPA-E’s Aerodynamic Turbines Lighter and Afloat with Nautical Technologies and Integrated […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Technology

    Assembly works of the 7MW oil pressure drive-type wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port has been completed and delivery of the floater to testing area is going to start shortly as part of the second phase of the Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project. Installation of chains, anchors and undersea cables […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor, the Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and Korea East-West Power Corporation have established a consortium to develop a 200MW floating offshore wind project in South Korea. The Donghae 1 offshore wind farm would be developed near KNOC’s existing Donghae gas platform located 58km off the coast of Ulsan City. In February, Equinor and KNOC signed a […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor has shown interest in developing floating offshore wind in Greece, a spokesperson from the company confirmed to Offshore WIND. According to Equinor, such a development will require that the Greek authorities open areas and production licenses for offshore wind and that a remuneration system is put in place. The proposed offshore wind farm would be […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    French wind industry group (FEE) announced Tuesday that the country will launch a call for tenders for floating wind power projects this month. FEE believes up to three projects ranging from 15 to 60 MW with a total capacity of up to 120MW will participate, writes Reuters. The group could not specify the level of feed-in tariff subsidies the […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Research & Development, Technology

    International certification body DNV GL has issued a revised standard for the design of floating wind turbine structures and a new guideline for the certification of floating wind turbines. The technical standard for the design of floating wind turbine structures, DNV GL-ST-0119, and the new service guideline for the certification of floating wind turbines, DNVGL-SE-0422 […]

  • 19 July 2017

    The first of five wind turbines for the world’s first floating offshore wind farm – Hywind Scotland – has left the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway, and is now on its way to the site off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

  • 1 June 2017
    Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) has kicked off a series of studies to address future challenges for the emergent floating offshore wind sector.