Floating Wind

1st Floating Wind Farm in the World now Fully Operational

WindFloat Atlantic is now fully operational, and with a total installed capacity of 25 MW it is the world’s first semi-submersible floating wind farm WindFloat Atlantic is now fully operational and supplying clean energy to Portugal’s electrical grid. Following the connection of the last of the three platforms to the 20 m export cable connecting […]

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Engie and EDPR JV ‘Ocean Winds’ is Officially Launched

ENGIE and EDPR have announced the creation of Ocean Winds, a JV equally controlled by both companies in the floating and fixed offshore wind energy sector. ENGIE and EDP Renováveis (EDPR) have announced the creation of Ocean Winds (OW), a joint venture (JV) equally controlled by both companies in the floating and fixed offshore wind […]

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Report Forecasts 70 GW of Floating Wind Capacity by 2040

The Carbon Trust has released the latest summary findings from the Floating Wind JIP, forecasting 70 GW of floating wind capacity by 2040. The Carbon Trust has released the latest summary findings from the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP). The Floating Wind Joint Industry Project – Phase II summary report, outlines floating wind technology challenges prioritised […]

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Need Govt Action to Unlock Vast Potential of Floating Wind: WindEurope

Floating wind technology unlocks previously unimaginable horizons of wind power at sea – but it needs Government support for unleashing the full potential. The expansion of offshore wind, as part of the global fight against climate change, will require both bottom-fixed and floating offshore turbines. Floating technology unlocks previously unimaginable horizons of wind power at […]

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EFGL Selects MHI Vestas Turbines Floating Wind Project

The 2022 floating pilot project will feature MHI Vestas’ 10 MW turbine after the firm’s V164-10.0 MW offshore wind turbines were selected by EFGL. The 2022 floating pilot project will be the first offshore wind park to feature MHI Vestas’ 10 MW turbine after the firm’s V164-10.0 MW offshore wind turbines were selected by the […]

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Shell to Boost Floating Wind Expertise Via EOLFI Acquisition

However, the acquisition of EOLFI is subject to regulatory and ministerial approvals, which is expected to be completed during the month of December this year. With an aim to expand its renewable energy business and to get specialization in floating wind capabilities, Royal Dutch Shell has entered into an agreement to buy 100 percent shareholding in […]

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EDPR, Aker Solutions to Develop 500 MW Floating Wind Farm in S Korea

WindPower Korea, EDPR and Aker Solutions have formed a consortium to develop an initial 500 MW floating wind farm off the coast of South Korea WindPower Korea, EDP Renewables (EDPR) and Aker Solutions have formed a consortium with the ambition to develop an initial 500 MW floating wind farm off the coast of Ulsan Metropolitan City […]

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