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Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm

A consortium comprised of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research, has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of … Continue reading Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm

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Japan eyes wind energy: Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration Project

A huge amount of electricity supply was lost in Japan when the nuclear power plant at Fukushima was disabled by the devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011, and compensating for such a loss has required original thinking. An ingenious solution that is being pursued is to build a network of power-generating systems relying on a … Continue reading Japan eyes wind energy: Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration Project

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Alstom and DCNS get together to found a sector of excellence in the floating wind energy

Alstom Renewable Power Chairman Jérôme Pécresse and DCNS Marine Energy and Infrastructures Division Director Thierry Kalanquin were on hand today as both groups signed a partnership agreement in the floating wind energy business. The agreement aims at developing and then commercialising an integrated system for a semi-submersible floating wind turbine delivering 6 MW. The groups … Continue reading Alstom and DCNS get together to found a sector of excellence in the floating wind energy

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Lease agreement secures landmark floating wind farm for UK

The UK’s first floating wind farm is set to be located off the Scottish coast following the announcement that The Crown Estate has granted an agreement for lease to Statoil for the next phase of its Hywind project. The project comprises five, 6 MW floating turbines operating in waters exceeding 100 m in depth at … Continue reading Lease agreement secures landmark floating wind farm for UK

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