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BW Ideol signs an agreement with EDF Renewables & Maple Power for the upcoming floating wind tender in the Mediterranean Sea

BW Ideol announces today that it has signed an agreement with the consortium made of EDF Renouvelables, a subsidiary of the EDF group, and Maple Power, a joint venture between CPP Investments and Enbridge Inc., to cooperate on the design of floating foundations for the AO6 floating offshore wind tender.This call for tender relates to … Continue reading BW Ideol signs an agreement with EDF Renewables & Maple Power for the upcoming floating wind tender in the Mediterranean Sea

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Floating wind project successfully completes the offshore mooring installation

RWE is well on track to become a leader in floating wind and to have one gigawatt either in operation or under construction by 2030. To gain experience early and pave the way for commercial-scale floating wind, RWE is participating in multiple high-profile floating demonstration projects like the DemoSATH pilot project with Saitec Offshore Technologies. … Continue reading Floating wind project successfully completes the offshore mooring installation

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DNV provides concept certification of Fred. Olsen 1848’s floating wind turbine

BRUNEL is a floating wind turbine support structure designed to support a 15 MW wind turbine. The substructure is a column stabilized unit with three columns connected by submerged horizontal pontoons. The rotor-nacelle assembly (RNA) is supported by two inclined towers meeting at a distance below the nacelle interface. The structure will be single point … Continue reading DNV provides concept certification of Fred. Olsen 1848’s floating wind turbine

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DNV drives standardization for floating solar photovoltaics

DNV introduces two joint industry projects (JIP) aiming to create an Anchoring and Mooring Design Standard, and a Floats Design, Testing and Qualification Standard. DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, estimates that the potential global capacity for deploying floating solar photovoltaic (FPV) power is currently around 4 terawatts (TW) and installed capacity will … Continue reading DNV drives standardization for floating solar photovoltaics

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TotalEnergies Pursues Its Development in Floating Offshore Wind Farm in France

TotalEnergies (Paris:TTE) (LSE:TTE) (NYSE:TTE) is pleased to announce the start of construction of the Eolmed project, operated by Qair and in which TotalEnergies has a 20% stake. This 30 MW project is located more than 18 km off the coast of Gruissan and Port la Nouvelle (Occitan region). The start of production is expected by … Continue reading TotalEnergies Pursues Its Development in Floating Offshore Wind Farm in France

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EolMed partnership makes FID for 30MW French floating wind farm

The EolMed partnership, comprising Qair, TotalEnergies and BW Ideol, has made the final investment decision (FID) for its 30MW offshore floating wind development. BW Ideol is a leading fully integrated platform in floating offshore wind with more than 10 years of experience from design, execution and development of floating wind projects based on Ideol S.A.’s … Continue reading EolMed partnership makes FID for 30MW French floating wind farm

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Eni takes stake in Spanish floating wind technology developer

Italian major’s Plenitude business invests in EnerOcean whose novel dual-turbine concept has come through prototype tests at sea. Eni’s integrated renewables business Plenitude has struck a deal to invest in a Spanish company to further develop and commercialise a floating wind technology a prototype of which has successfully come through sea trials. The move is … Continue reading Eni takes stake in Spanish floating wind technology developer

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New Joint Venture for floating wind power development in Greece

Hexicon has created a Joint Venture (JV) called; Hexicon Power SA, in Greece with the local company; EAMAA. This is a first step to start the development of floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Greece. A new legal framework for offshore wind is expected this year and Hexicon is now set to establish … Continue reading New Joint Venture for floating wind power development in Greece

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Ørsted acquires majority stake in Scottish floating wind farm

Ørsted, the world leader in offshore wind, joins a floating wind joint venture set up by Simply Blue Group and Subsea 7. The Salamander project is a stepping-stone floating wind project off the east coast of Scotland, designed to provide the Scottish supply chain with an early capacity development opportunity before larger ScotWind projects kick … Continue reading Ørsted acquires majority stake in Scottish floating wind farm

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Repsol and Ørsted to explore joint development of floating offshore wind power projects in Spain

Repsol and Ørsted have an ambition of jointly becoming a leading developer in Spanish offshore wind by combining their complementary strengths. The alliance combines Repsol’s expertise as a global multi-energy provider with Ørsted’s experience as the global leader in offshore wind. After several years of concept development and small-scale testing, floating offshore wind is now … Continue reading Repsol and Ørsted to explore joint development of floating offshore wind power projects in Spain

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RWE forges partnerships with ABP and Port of Milford Haven to deliver Floating Wind Power for Wales

RWE, Wales’ biggest power producer, is partnering with the UK’s largest port operator, Associated British Ports (ABP) and UK’s largest energy port, the Port of Milford Haven, to investigate the scaling-up of port facilities in support of a pipeline of gigawatt-scale floating wind projects in the Celtic Sea. Working together under a Memorandum of Understanding … Continue reading RWE forges partnerships with ABP and Port of Milford Haven to deliver Floating Wind Power for Wales

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Portugal will auction between 3 and 4 GW of floating offshore wind energy

Portugal plans to carry out this summer its first auction of floating offshore wind power projects, with which it hopes to be able to produce between 3 and 4 gigawatts (GW) of energy in 2026, the Minister of the Environment and Energy Transition told Reuters. , Joao Matos Fernandes. Within the framework of the abandonment … Continue reading Portugal will auction between 3 and 4 GW of floating offshore wind energy

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Floating offshore wind’s critical role in long-term global decarbonisation efforts

Research identifies five countries that could accelerate the growth of floating offshore wind power.The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has today published Floating Offshore Wind – a Global Opportunity, a report setting out the clear opportunity floating offshore wind presents for countries across the globe. The report sets out the enormous role floating offshore wind … Continue reading Floating offshore wind’s critical role in long-term global decarbonisation efforts

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Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind Reach Key Electric Business License Milestone for Floating Offshore Wind Project in South Korea

Korea Floating Wind (“KF Wind”), a joint venture between Ocean Winds (66,7%) and Aker Offshore Wind (33,3%), has obtained its first Electric Business License (EBL) from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea for a capacity of 870MW, a key step toward realizing what will be part of the largest … Continue reading Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind Reach Key Electric Business License Milestone for Floating Offshore Wind Project in South Korea

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Scotland awards seabed rights for massive amounts of offshore wind energy, most of it floating

The Crown Estate Scotland has announced the results of the “ScotWind” seabed tender. They auctioned 8,600 km² of sea space which could host almost 25 GW of offshore wind. 17 projects won. With 15 GW most of the capacity that will now be developed will be floating offshore wind. The system the Scots have used … Continue reading Scotland awards seabed rights for massive amounts of offshore wind energy, most of it floating

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Odra Energia floating offshore wind farm project

On Wednesday 29 December, Odra Energia will file an application for ministerial authorisation for its floating offshore wind farm project off the southern coast of the province of Lecce. In a change to the original plans for the project, the distance from the coast to the turbines has now been increased by 30% to a … Continue reading Odra Energia floating offshore wind farm project

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DNV provides certification services for Hexicon’s floating wind power project TwinWay

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has provided Hexicon with a Statement of Feasibility for its TwinWay demonstrator which will be installed and operated at Metcentre, off the coast of Norway. With achieving this first step in the certification process, DNV considers the TwinWay concept feasible for further development towards a full-scale demonstrator. … Continue reading DNV provides certification services for Hexicon’s floating wind power project TwinWay

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RWE-funded study flags floating wind energy opportunity for Scottish industry

A study funded by RWE, one of the world’s leaders in offshore wind, concludes that Scotland could become a world leader in producing low carbon concrete foundations for floating offshore wind farms. The study identified potential business opportunities from the current ScotWind seabed leasing round, and calls on Scottish politicians, project developers, suppliers and industry … Continue reading RWE-funded study flags floating wind energy opportunity for Scottish industry

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Floating offshore wind energy demo project successfully commissioned off the Norwegian coast

RWE is well on track to become a leader in floating wind and to have one gigawatt either in operation or under construction by 2030. To gain experience early, RWE is participating in multiple high-profile floating demonstration projects like the TetraSpar Demonstrator. Together with its partners Shell, TEPCO Renewables and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies RWE has … Continue reading Floating offshore wind energy demo project successfully commissioned off the Norwegian coast

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BW Ideol has signed an agreement to acquire a 5% ownership in the 30MW EOLMED floating wind energy pilot project

BW Ideol has signed an agreement to acquire a 5% ownership in the 30MW EOLMED floating wind power pilot project in the French Mediterranean. This investment confirms the company’s dual-trackgrowth strategy as co-developer of floating wind projects and as floating foundation EPCI provider.BW Ideol and Qair have been cooperating on the project since 2016 and … Continue reading BW Ideol has signed an agreement to acquire a 5% ownership in the 30MW EOLMED floating wind energy pilot project

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