NREL unveils IEA 15-MW Reference Wind Turbine


NREL recently released the International Energy Agency 15-megawatt reference turbine, or IEA 15-MW for short, which features options for both fixed-bottom turbines and those with floating substructures. This open-source model, now available on GitHub, can accommodate multiple software tools and will … Read More

WindFloat Atlantic has begun producing power


The world’s largest floating wind turbine has begun generating power off the coast of Portugal. The WindFloat Atlantic project connected the first of three 8.4-megawatt MHI Vestas turbines planned for installation. The offshore wind turbine is connected to a substation … Read More

Offshore wind to become a $1 trillion industry

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Offshore wind power will expand impressively over the next two decades, boosting efforts to decarbonise energy systems and reduce air pollution as it becomes a growing part of electricity supply, according to International Energy Agency. The IEA finds that global … Read More

Japanese Barge Type Floating Wind Turbine Put Into Operation


After the project Fukushima forward that finished some years ago, a new FOWT using the Hibiki barge-type floating offshore wind power generation system has been put into operation at Kitakyushu City. Read more: