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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 […]

  • 2 January 2020

    The structure comprises a floating platform developed by Principle Power and an MHI Vestas 8.4MW turbine, the largest wind turbine ever installed on a floating structure.

  • 2 January 2020

    The structure comprises a floating platform developed by Principle Power and an MHI Vestas 8.4MW turbine, the largest wind turbine ever installed on a floating structure.

  • 11 May 2005

    C&M Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of high performance, complex cable assembly systems, introduces a unique new line of customized floating power and control cable. Ideally suited for submersible equipment and scientific devices, the DuraFloat floating cable relies on C&M’s proprietary foam core extrusion capabilities to achieve the manufacturer’s precise cable buoyancy requirements.

  • 26 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    A consortium of partners led by Principle Power has been awarded a USD 3.6 million grant from the U.S Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop, validate and operate DIGIFLOAT, the world’s first digital twin software tailored to floating offshore wind applications. This digital twin model will be a real-time, high-fidelity numerical […]

  • 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).

  • 17 October 2018

    By Jon Harman, Head of Renewable Energy and Portfolio Director, New Energy Update Floating offshore wind may still be in the demonstration phase, but the success of early pilot schemes and the plunging prices of fixed foundation machines mean investors are already eyeing the vast new markets the technology will open. According to the latest […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje Island, South Korea has launched the hull of Petroliam Nasional Berhad’s (PETRONAS) second floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit, the PETRONAS Floating LNG2 (PFLNG2). The 393-metre-long hull was floated out from the Green Dock 3 on 30 April 2016 to anchor at the quayside of the SHI shipyard signifying the near completion of […]

  • 3 January 2020

    The WindFloat Atlantic offshore wind project in Portugal has begun producing power. The project’s first MHI Vestas 8.4MW turbine began generating power after being connected on 31 December 2019. “The commissioning of the WindFloat Atlantic project demonstrates the maturity and commercial readiness of floating offshore wind technology,” said Principle Power CEO João Metelo. “As the […]

  • 12 June 2009

    StatoilHydro and Siemens have installed the world’s first large-scale floating wind turbine approximately 12km south east of Karmøy in Norway. The turbine is part of the Hywind project developed by StatoilHydro. As part of the agreement, Siemens was responsible for the development of the SWT-2.3MW wind turbine and StatoilHydro supplied the floating structure, made up […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has reinvested a portion of unspent funds from the NER300 programme to support the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project offshore Portugal. WindFloat will be the first offshore windfarm employing a floating semi-submersible platform to reach the pre-commercial stage following successful prototype testing, the Commission said. The first MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbine […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Hexicon AB have secured new funds for the development of their floating offshore wind platform by receiving SEK 25 million (approx. € 2.7 million) through an oversubscribed issue of new shares. The share issue amounted to SEK 20 million (approx. € 2.2 million), and the company’s Board has decided to execute an over-subscription option that amounted to […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Technology

    Floating offshore wind is no longer consigned to the laboratory: it’s a viable technology ready to be rolled out on an industrial scale, according to the latest report from WindEurope released today at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 event in London.

  • 15 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Excelerate Energy is moving forward with the development of the first floating liquefaction facility in the United States utilizing its Floating Liquefaction Storage Offloading vessel (FLSO) technology. The Lavaca Bay LNG project will be located in Port Lavaca, situated between Galveston and Corpus Christi on the Texas Gulf Coast, and will be designed to export […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Bourbon Subsea Services has towed the third 8.4 MW Windfloat Atlantic turbine to its designated location off Viana do Castelo, Portugal. The floating wind turbine, for which Bourbon installed the mooring lines at the site earlier, will be connected over the coming days. A team of more than 70 people will work on setting up […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    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.

  • 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 […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    Wave Hub Ltd (WHL) has issued an invitation to tender for the provision of wind resource data for the Wave Hub offshore site in Cornwall.

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Aker Solutions has invested in floating wind power technology company Principle Power, forming an alliance that brings its offshore oil and gas field engineering expertise into a fast-growing renewable energy market. Aker Solutions believes that its capabilities in floating facilities could help bring Principle Power’s technology – a floating foundation for offshore wind turbines, known […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Research & Development

    Anglo American has began testing of the floating photovoltaic plant built on the Las Tórtolas tailings deposit, in the district of Colina, Chile. The project, which was launched in the presence of the Minister of Mining Baldo Prokurica, consists of solar panels installed on a floating island on the Las Tórtolas tailings deposit. The project will reduce […]