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  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has granted a lease to Statoil that will enable the start of construction of the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm located at Buchan Deep, some 25 kilometres from Peterhead. The project – set to be the world’s largest floating wind farm – consists of five 6MW turbines which will be deployed in deeper water […]

  • 30 July 2017

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  • 16 October 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have submitted updated development plans to the Norwegian government for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm will consist of 11 8MW wind turbines located some 140 kilometres from shore in 260-300 metres of water between the Snorre and Gullfaks oil and gas platforms. Equinor and […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have submitted updated development plans to the Norwegian government for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm will consist of 11 8MW wind turbines located some 140 kilometres from shore in 260-300 metres of water between the Snorre and Gullfaks oil and gas platforms. Equinor and […]

  • 24 July 2017

    The first floating wind turbine for the Hywind Scotland project has arrived off Aberdeenshire, after setting sail from the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway, last week.

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    Offshore wind developer Equinor has installed Batwind solution – said to be the world’s first battery for offshore wind – at its Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm.

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Storage, Technology

    Norwegian energy company Statoil has made the final investment decision to build the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating wind farm, offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, after Scotland gave the project the go-ahead yesterday. The decision triggers investments of around NOK 2 billion (EUR 214 million), realizing a 60-70 percent cost reduction per MW from the Hywind demo project […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Norwegian technology company Origo Solutions has been awarded a contract to develop a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland is the world’s first floating wind farm, located some 30 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It will consist of five 6MW Siemens turbines, anchored in waters exceeding […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Norwegian technology company Origo Solutions has been awarded a contract to develop a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland is the world’s first floating wind farm, located some 30 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It will consist of five 6MW Siemens turbines, anchored in waters exceeding […]

  • 18 October 2017

    The launch of the world’s first floating wind farm marked another milestone, not only for the floating wind technology but for the overall offshore wind industry.

  • 11 December 2019

    Wood has been awarded a new contract by Equinor to deliver modifications to two offshore installations in the Norwegian North Sea to connect electric power from the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm. Equinor’s project replaces energy generated by gas turbines with electricity from the 88MW  floating wind farm located between the Snorre and Gullfaks fields. […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    DEME Offshore has signed an agreement with Equinor to undertake a study examining potential floating concrete substructures for the planned Hywind Tampen wind farm in the North Sea off Norway. The study is a part of the engineering works before the final investment decision. The scope of the front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract is […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Equipment

    Strainstall, a part of James Fisher and Sons, has been awarded a contract to provide mooring monitoring for the Hywind pilot park – the world’s first floating offshore wind farm. The contract with MacGregor will provide an integrated offshore mooring solution for the floating turbines. The Hywind pilot park off the coast of Peterhead, Scotland, […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Equinor has entered into an agreement with Unitech Offshore for the takeover of its Hywind Demo floating wind turbine in Norway. The turbine will be renamed to UNITECH Zefyros at Hywind Technology from 1 February and will be used as an infrastructure for research and technology projects in Metcentre at Karmøy. In its next phase, the floating turbine will […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Wood has deployed the first scanning LiDAR (light detection and ranging) devices on two floating wind turbines at the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park located 25 kilometres off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

  • 26 October 2017
    Technology

    Orga has provided aviation obstruction lighting solution for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.

  • 16 October 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Norwegian oil major Equinor, along with its partners in the Snorre field, has submitted a development plan of supplying power from floating offshore wind to the field via the Hywind Tampen wind farm.

  • 25 July 2017

    Following reports on the first turbine arriving at the site of the world’s first floating offshore wind farm in Scotland, Statoil today confirmed that the first of five Siemens 6MW turbines, mounted on a SPAR-type floating foundation, is at its designated location. 

  • 3 February 2016
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Statoil has awarded Nexans the contract to supply static and dynamic cabling and associated accessories for the world’s first floating wind farm. Following the initial Norway demo, Statoil has awarded Nexans a new contract worth approximately EUR 10.2 million to service the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park wind farm. Nexans will deliver cables to the site, […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Technology

    Orga has provided aviation obstruction lighting solution for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norway’s Gulen Industrial Harbour in Sogn og Fjordane county has been awarded a contract for assembly site for the floating Hywind Tampen wind turbines, which could be used for electrification of oil and gas installations.

  • 4 February 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Statoil has signed a contract with Vicinay Marine to design, manufacture and deliver mooring components for the world’s first floating offshore wind park, the Hywind pilot park offshore Scotland. Vicinay Marine will provide the mooring chains and connectors for the Hywind project. The fabrication of the mooring system will take place at Vicinay Marine’s facilities […]