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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Tokyu Land Corporation partner to develop offshore wind in Aomori South, Japan

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of its fund Copenhagen Infrastructure IV K/S (CI IV), and Tokyu Land Corporation (TLC) are announcing a joint partnership to develop the Aomori South offshore wind project, located in northern Japan. TLC and CI IV have established a new joint venture company, Aomori South Offshore Wind GK, which is … Continue reading Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Tokyu Land Corporation partner to develop offshore wind in Aomori South, Japan

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Biden Announces Plan to Develop Floating Offshore Wind for the West Coast

Biden on Thursday announced several new initiatives to develop technology for massive floating wind turbines as part of the effort to launch offshore wind power in California and elsewhere on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts.US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm estimated that floating wind turbines could generate up to 2.8 terawatts of clean wind power in … Continue reading Biden Announces Plan to Develop Floating Offshore Wind for the West Coast

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RWE commissions its first floating photovoltaic project

RWE, one of the world’s leading companies for renewable energy, has commissioned its first floating photovoltaic (PV) project. The project consists of around 13,400 solar panels that float on a lake near the Amer power plant in Geertruidenberg, in the Netherlands’ province of Noord-Brabant. The innovative solar field has an installed capacity of 6.1 megawatts … Continue reading RWE commissions its first floating photovoltaic project

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Saitec plans Spanish floating offshore wind farm with five 10 MW wind turbines

Saitec is developing a pre-commercial pilot park with five units and a total potential of 50 MW in the Mediterranean Sea in 2025. The offshore wind turbines will use SATH technology in open sea in Girona, specifically in an area located more 15 km from Cap de Creus on the Costa Brava (Catalonia). Medfloat Pilot … Continue reading Saitec plans Spanish floating offshore wind farm with five 10 MW wind turbines

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Norway could have 14% share of floating offshore wind market by 2050

Menon Economics, an Oslo consultancy, has forecast that floating offshore wind could create more than 50,000 new jobs and win a 5-14% share of the global floating market by the middle of the century.However, to achieve these aims, the sector urgently needs ‘clarification’ on a range of legal and financial issues. Arvind Nesse, Head of … Continue reading Norway could have 14% share of floating offshore wind market by 2050

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Acciona Energía takes leading stake in floating offshore wind startup Eolink

Capital growth: ACCIONA Energía led a financing round, acquiring 24% stake in French company Eolink Innovative technology: Eolink has developed a pyramidal floating foundation that is able to naturally rotate and face the wind, optimizing costs and maximizing its performance 5 MW turbine in 2023: The first pre-commercial floating wind turbine is expected to be … Continue reading Acciona Energía takes leading stake in floating offshore wind startup Eolink

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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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