World’s First Floating Wind Farm Exceeds Expectations


The world’s first floating wind farm only switched on three months ago but it’s already performing better than expected. The 30-megawatt Hywind Scotland, located about 15 miles off the Aberdeenshire coast, churned out 65 percent of its maximum theoretical capacity … Read More

WindCrete at EERA DeepWind’18 Conference


Windcrete was present at the EERA DeepWind’18 Conference presenting Construction Possibilities for Serial Production of Monolithic Concrete Spar Buoy Platforms. Access to Conference Web page here. Access to presented poster here.

European Parliament Sets 2030 Renewables Target to 35%


Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted for a renewable energy target of 35% by 2030, rather than 27% earlier proposed by the European Commission. Read the complete article here. Source:

Norwegian Floating Wind Demo Sites Get Green Light


The Norwegian government plans to open one to two offshore areas for the development of floating wind power demonstration projects. Read the complete article here. Source:

Ideol Set to Inaugurate Fully Assembled Floatgen Turbine


Floatgen project partners are scheduled to inaugurate the 2MW floating wind turbine in October, after it was fully assembled at the Saint Nazaire port in France. Read the complete article here. Source:

Offshore Wind Breaks Record in Europe


Offshore wind turbines spinning off the European countries’ coasts generated 264 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity yesterday, 2 October, according to WindEurope’s Daily Wind data.  Read the complete article here. Source:

EU Offshore Wind on the Right Track Towards 2020


After a likely record year in 2017 with 14GW, offshore wind energy in Europe continues its growing process with expectations that it will reach 25GW by 2020. Read the complete article here. Source:

Offshore Wind Demonstrates Unprecedented Cost Cuts


After the UK government awarded three offshore wind projects with Contracts for Difference (CfDs), RenewableUK and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult commented on the news, highlighting the major decline in the cost of offshore wind. Link: