Floating Offshore Wind

Hitachi ABB & BW Ideol to Take Offshore Wind Power to Next Level

Switzerland-headquartered technology company Hitachi ABB Power Grids announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with BW Ideol, a pioneer in floating offshore wind, to accelerate delivering a market-ready floating substation offering and solution to global customers. Floating offshore wind is considered to be the next big frontier in offshore wind power. By […]

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Floating Offshore the Next Frontier in Wind Development in APAC: WoodMac

Floating offshore could be the next frontier in wind power development in the Asia Pacific (APAC), according to Wood Mackenzie.  The analysis finds that a significant market for floating offshore technology is emerging in Asia. With developers in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan having announced plans to develop key demonstration projects, although the scale of […]

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Iberdrola Planning 300 MW Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Spain

Iberdrola is planning what will be the first industrial-scale floating offshore wind farm in Spain, allocating more than EUR 1 billion. Iberdrola is planning what will be the first industrial-scale floating offshore wind farm in Spain, to which it would allocate more than EUR 1 billion of investment to commission 300 MW of clean energy […]

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Iberdrola Acquires 3 GW Offshore Wind Pipeline in Ireland

Iberdrola has added to its offshore wind as coast of Co Cork and the Clarus project on the west coast of Co Clare, both to be developed with floating offshore wind technology. Additionally, the Shelmalere project will be located off the east coast and will be developed using fixed foundations. Once operational, the projects will […]

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Blyth Offshore Wind Farm Phase Two Expansion Underway Using Floating Turbines

EDF Renewables plans to build phase two of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator (BOD) wind farm off the coast of Northumberland using floating offshore wind technology. Once completed it would be among the first projects of this kind in English waters. The first phase of the wind farm consists of 5 wind turbines and was constructed […]

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Total, Macquarie to Work on 2 GW Floating Offshore Wind Portfolio in S Korea

Total and Macquarie GIG have concluded a 50/50 partnership to develop a portfolio of 5 large floating offshore wind projects (2 GW) in South Korea Total and Macquarie Green Investment Group (GIG) have concluded a 50/50 partnership to develop a portfolio of 5 large floating offshore wind projects in South Korea with a potential cumulated […]

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Total Enters Floating Offshore Wind With 96 MW Project in UK

The Total Group has signed an agreement with Simply Blue Energy to acquire 80 percent stake in the 96 MW floating offshore wind project in Wales The Total Group has announced that it has signed an agreement with the developer Simply Blue Energy to acquire an 80 percent stake in the pioneering floating wind project […]

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ABS to Install World’s Biggest Floating Wind Turbine

The project is expected to go online by the end of this year. ABS, a leading class society for floating offshore wind, is installing the world’s largest floating wind turbine of 8.4 MW capacity. Commenting on the development, ABS, Chairman, President and CEO, Christopher J. Wiernicki said “ABS has supported innovation in offshore energy since […]

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Equinor Makes FID on Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Norway

Equinor has made an FID for the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm development in Norway. Equinor has announced that it has, along with the Snorre and Gullfaks partners, made a final investment decision (FID) for the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm development in Norway. The Snorre and Gullfaks oil and gas platforms which […]

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