Japan’s Demo Floater Takes Final Shape


A consortium led by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has fully assembled a 3MW demonstrator floating wind turbine at the Kitakyushu Port. Read the complete article here. Source: http://www.offshorewind.biz

Mediterranean call for floating offshore wind


Institutions and principle manufacturers of Offshore Wind energy called for the development of 3GW floating offshore wind array in the French Mediterranean by 2030. French Mediterranean Sea is ready for first commercial floating offshore wind energy in 2019. This location … Read More

Excitement About Floating Offshore Wind


When the first floating offshore wind demonstration projects were deployed nearly ten years ago, most observers thought that the technology was intriguing, but the costs and degree of difficulty were both very, very high. At that stage, fixed-bottom offshore was … Read More

IEA: Offshore Wind Needs to Pick Up Pace


Offshore wind showed strong signs of progress with 23% generation growth in 2017, but it needs to accelerate even faster to be in line with the Sustainable Development Scenario (SDS) target, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Read the … Read More

Senvion Gathers 10MW+ Offshore Wind Turbine Team


German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has partnered with EnBW and R&D institutes such as DTU, ECN and Fraunhofer IWES, among others, to jointly develop a 10MW+ offshore wind turbine. Read the complete article here. Source: http://www.offshorewind.biz