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X1 Wind completes rotor assembly for pioneering ‘downwind’ floating platform

The firm’s X30 prototype is now fully assembled in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, ready for installation. Fitted with a specially adapted V29 Vestas wind turbine, the unique ‘downwind’ system is able to ‘weathervane’ and orientate passively with the wind to maximise energy yields. The novel ‘tripod-like’ platform also features greater structural efficiency, with a lighter and … Continue reading X1 Wind completes rotor assembly for pioneering ‘downwind’ floating platform

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X1 Wind has secured a multi-million euro grant to launch its first commercial floating wind energy project

The floating wind technology developer has been allocated €2.5m through the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator programme. It was named among 38 of the most promising start-ups by the EIC after being shortlisted from 4200 applications to receive funding to ‘develop and scale up ground-breaking innovations’. X1 Wind CEO & Co-Founder Alex Raventos said the … Continue reading X1 Wind has secured a multi-million euro grant to launch its first commercial floating wind energy project

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