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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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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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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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Equinor plans to launch GW-size floating wind energy concept in Scotland

Equinor, the leading developer in floating offshore wind has designed a new floating wind concept that will enable industrial standardisation and maximise opportunities for local supply chains. Having reaffirmed its commitment to Scotland earlier this year, the offshore energy company has now revealed its preferred floating wind foundation design for full-scale gigawatt (GW) commercial floating … Continue reading Equinor plans to launch GW-size floating wind energy concept in Scotland

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Big-scale floating wind energy is kicking off in France

France has closed the world’s first-ever auction for a commercial-sized floating offshore wind farm. The future wind farm will be located in the Atlantic Ocean south of Brittany and will have a capacity of 250MW. France will then auction two other floating projects of a similar size over the next year. These will be in … Continue reading Big-scale floating wind energy is kicking off in France

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Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

Equinor and Vårgrønn have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind power acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord area. Through a collaboration agreement Equinor and Vårgrønn a Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and Eni, aim to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating … Continue reading Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

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RWE Partners with Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult to Advance Floating Wind Power

RWE  is partnering with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult – the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy, to study the potential for Scottish businesses to produce commercial scale concrete foundations for floating wind projects. The possible development of floating wind projects in Scotland puts a focus on the amount of … Continue reading RWE Partners with Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult to Advance Floating Wind Power

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Innovations in floating wind energy technologies key to futher cost reductions

Floating offshore wind is maturing and has performed significant cost reductions over the past years. The technology allows Europe to unlock its full offshore wind potential and enables more countries to benefit from offshore wind in reaching their green transition objectives. Research and innovation remain key to the future competitiveness of floating offshore wind: the … Continue reading Innovations in floating wind energy technologies key to futher cost reductions

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Pilot project for floating offshore wind energy is picking up speed

Saitec Offshore Technologies and RWE Renewables award manufacturing and assembly contract for DemoSATH floating project to Ferrovial. Construction package covers concrete precasting and assembly of the floater. 90% of the construction budget will be destined to the local supply chain – Commissioning is scheduled for 2022. Leading global infrastructure operator Ferrovial has been selected for … Continue reading Pilot project for floating offshore wind energy is picking up speed

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Floating offshore wind energy is gearing up for take-off

This year’s edition of the world’s largest event on floating offshore wind turbines, FOWT, started in Marseille (France) on Monday, 7 September. The three-day FOWT 2020 event brings together experts and policy-makers from Europe and beyond to exchange on the latest developments in floating offshore wind power. In a panel discussion on the opening day … Continue reading Floating offshore wind energy is gearing up for take-off

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Total and Macquarie to build 2 GW floating offshore wind energy

Total and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group have partnered to develop five floating offshore wind turbine projects in South Korea with a capacity of up to 2GW. As part of the 50/50 partnership, the two companies agreed to develop floating offshore wind power projects off the east and south coasts near the country’s Ulsan and South … Continue reading Total and Macquarie to build 2 GW floating offshore wind energy

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Floating wind energy certification

The next phase of the energy transition requires the committed implementation of new technologies such as floating wind turbines in offshore wind farms.Floating offshore wind is opening up new possibilities for wind power locations and will play a critical role in the transition to a cleaner energy supply, contributing significantly to an increase in offshore … Continue reading Floating wind energy certification

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Rovco to survey Erebus floating wind energy project

The Simply Blue Energy and Total Blue Gem Wind joint venture has contracted Rovco to carry out inspection work for the wind turbines of the 96 MW Erebus floating offshore wind farm in the Celtic Sea off Wales. The work, 45 km off the Pembrokeshire coast, will begin this month and will consist of geophysical … Continue reading Rovco to survey Erebus floating wind energy project

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Full power at first floating wind energy project in continental Europe

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind confirms that the final of three V164 8.4 MW wind turbines is now generating power to the Portuguese grid. The third and final V164-8.4 MW wind turbine installed on Principle Power’s semi-submersible WindFloat floating platform has now completed testing at the WindFloat Atlantic project site, and is generating clean, renewable wind … Continue reading Full power at first floating wind energy project in continental Europe

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The first floating wind farm in continental Europe is now fully operational

The last platform of WindFloat Atlantic has been connected to the grid and the windfarm has been fully commissioned.The three units are now supplying the Portuguese electrical grid with the energy generated by their 8.4 MW wind turbines, the world’s largest turbines ever installed on a floating platform.The commissioning of this floating wind farm is … Continue reading The first floating wind farm in continental Europe is now fully operational

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Floating wind energy set to sail to 70GW of capacity by 2040

An estimated 70 GW of floating wind power could be installed across the globe by 2040, according to forecasts contained in the Carbon Trust’s new Floating Wind Joint Industry Project’s (JIP’s) second phase summary report. The nascent sector could expand rapidly to deliver £195bn worth of projects, the report adds, underscoring the “opportunity for the … Continue reading Floating wind energy set to sail to 70GW of capacity by 2040

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Cobra achieves a loan for floating wind energy

Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios has secured a GBP 380 million green loan financing for the construction of the Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. The project comprises the construction of a 50 MW wind farm some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen. Kincardine will consist of six turbines, one 2 MW which was commissioned back in … Continue reading Cobra achieves a loan for floating wind energy

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Italy begins the first floating wind power plant in the Mediterranean

Italian developers have begun work on a 750-million-euro (840-million-U.S.-dollar) plan that would create the Mediterranean Sea’s first floating wind farm. The so-called 7Seas Med project will involve 25 floating wind turbines producing up to ten megawatts of power each. They will be located around 35 kilometers off the coast of the Sicilian city of Marsala, … Continue reading Italy begins the first floating wind power plant in the Mediterranean

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WindFloat Atlantic project starts supplying wind energy in Portugal

The first platform of the WindFloat Atlantic wind farm, after being successfully connected on 31st December, is able to supply to the grid in Portugal the energy generated by its 8,4 MW wind turbine, the world’s largest installed on a floating platform.  The commissioning of this floating wind farm contributes towards the diversification of energy … Continue reading WindFloat Atlantic project starts supplying wind energy in Portugal

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