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  

US floating wind leaps forward with flagship Pacific deal


Partnership between northern California energy authority RCEA and developer consortium including PPI, EDPR and Aker Solutions aims to switch on 150MW project ‘by 2024’. Read the complete article here. Source: http://www.rechargenews.com/

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.

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: http://www.offshorewind.biz