Concrete Floating Turbine Economizes Wind Power

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Under the guidelines of AFOSP, Climent Molins and Alexis Campos of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, present Windcrete, a floating cylindrical base that has a concrete, rather than steel, structure. They claim … Read More

New report confirms offshore wind costs falling fast

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A recent ORE Catapult report  provided strong evidence that the cost of energy from offshore wind continued to fall through 2015 and remains on track to deliver the target of £100/MWh by 2020. Source: https://ore.catapult.org.uk/

New patent granted

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The patent of WindCrete floating platform concept has been granted by United States Patent and Trademark Office: Application number: 14/795288 Patent number: 9238896 You can access to the UPSTO following the link attached. USPTO Link  

25MW Floating Wind Farm Planned off Portugal

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EDP Renewables (EDPR), Mitsubishi Corporation (through its subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe), Chiyoda Corporation (through its subsidiary Chiyoda Generating Europe), Engie and Repsol today announced an agreement to implement a floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Northern Portugal, known … Read More

UPC Develops Low-Cost Floating Turbine

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Researchers at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) have designed and patented a floating platform for offshore wind turbines that can reduce energy costs to 12 euro cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) … Read More