TetraSpar Floater Greenlighted

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Innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies (SOT) have reached the final investment decision on their EUR 18 million floating wind demonstration project in Norway. Source: https://www.offshorewind.biz/

Hywind Tampen floating wind farm of 88MW on its way

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Gulen Industrial Harbour in Sogn og Fjordane county has been awarded the contract for assembly of the floating Hywind Tampen wind turbines before they are transported to the field in the North Sea. Source: https://www.equinor.com/

Japan’s Demo Floater Takes Final Shape

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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

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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

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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

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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