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Offshore wind power a key resource not to be squandered in Japan

It is possible to fight the climate crisis and bolster the economy at the same time by making full use of an abundant resource that’s right before our eyes. The government and the private sector must work together to expand wind power generation. The government last month added new zones where offshore wind energy generation … Continue reading Offshore wind power a key resource not to be squandered in Japan

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Final wind turbine sails to WindFloat Atlantic project site for installation

MHI Vestas confirms that the final V164-8.4 MW wind turbine atop Principle Power’s semi-submersible WindFloat Foundation has left the quay in Northern Spain and is sailing toward the project site. When the final wind turbine arrives at its destination after a 250 km journey, WindFloat Atlantic will consist of three V164-8.4 MW wind turbines – … Continue reading Final wind turbine sails to WindFloat Atlantic project site for installation

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The last platform of the world’s first semi-submersible floating wind farm sets sail

The wind energy platform will travel from the Galician city of Ferrol to its final location, 20 kilometers from the coast of Portugal.The two previous platforms – which also house the world’s largest offshore wind turbine on floating foundations – are already fully installed in the wind farm and provide power to the Portuguese electricity … Continue reading The last platform of the world’s first semi-submersible floating wind farm sets sail

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Total Signs Agreement for Floating Offshore Wind power Project in the U.K.

Total, a company that produces and markets fuels, natural gas and low-carbon electricity, has signed an agreement with the developer Simply Blue Energy to acquire an 80% stake in the pioneering floating wind project Erebus located in the Celtic Sea, in Wales. The project will have a 96 MW capacity and will be installed in … Continue reading Total Signs Agreement for Floating Offshore Wind power Project in the U.K.

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Groix & Belle-Ile Floating Offshore Wind Farm Selects MHI Vestas wind turbines

MHI Vestas has been selected preferred wind turbine supplier for the French floating wind power project, will supply three V164-9.5 MW wind turbines. At a royal signing ceremony today in Paris, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind was confirmed as preferred wind turbine supplier for its first wind energy project in France and fourth floating project. On … Continue reading Groix & Belle-Ile Floating Offshore Wind Farm Selects MHI Vestas wind turbines

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Windfloat Atlantic floating wind energy, participated by Repsol and EDP Renováveis, starts assembly of wind turbines

The Windfloat Atlantic floating wind wind power project, participated by Repsol, EDP Renováveis, Engie and Principle Power, will take an important step in its development with the start on Wednesday of the installation of its first wind turbine in the outer port of Ferrol. In a statement, the consortium notes that this advance represents a … Continue reading Windfloat Atlantic floating wind energy, participated by Repsol and EDP Renováveis, starts assembly of wind turbines

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Learn about Floating Wind Energy and Tenders

Don’t miss out on two of the most exciting sessions at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 conference in June. The offshore wind industry is transforming itself – floating technology and tenders are two of the motors driving this transformation. Learn everything you need to know at our expert panel sessions: Making floating wind energy commercially … Continue reading Learn about Floating Wind Energy and Tenders

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EDF Energies Nouvelles awardee of the call for projects “pilot floating wind farms’’ of the ADEME

The French government announced that day that the Provence Grand Large project, led by EDF Energies Nouvelles, won the call for projects ‘’floating wind farms’’ initiated by the ADEME in August 2015.   Located on the Faraman area off Marseille, the Provence Grand Large project led by EDF Energies Nouvelles, will be undertaken in partnership … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles awardee of the call for projects “pilot floating wind farms’’ of the ADEME

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