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Aker Offshore Wind and Mainstream Buy Into 800MW Floating Wind Project in Japan

Mar 14, 2022

Aker Offshore Wind and Mainstream Renewable Power have closed the transaction which will see them take an initial 50 percent ownership stake in Progression Energy's 800 MW floating offshore wind project in Japan.The news comes after the two companies were in August 2021 selected as the preferred bidder to acquire an initial 50 percent stake in the project.'The project is a well-formed early-stage development opportunity…

TotalEnergies Confirms Green Light for Floating Wind Project in the Mediterranean Sea

May 10, 2022

TotalEnergies, the French oil major with growing renewables aspirations, on Tuesday confirmed the start of the construction of the 30MW Eolmed floating wind project in the Mediterranean Sea, off France.The project, in which TotalEnergies has a 20% stake…

Green Light for 30MW Floating Wind Farm Pilot in French Mediterranean

May 05, 2022

The EolMed consortium comprising Qair, TotalEnergies, and BW Ideol, has reached a final investment decision for its 30MW offshore floating wind development in France, BW Ideol said in a brief statement on Thursday.BW Ideol, a company making foundations for floating wind turbines…

Austrian Consultancy VCE to Support Gazelle's Floating Wind Pilot in Canary Islands

Apr 27, 2022

Irish floating wind platform developer Gazelle Wind Power (Gazelle) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Austrian consulting firm Vienna Consulting Engineers ZT GmbH (VCE) to support its 2MW floating wind pilot project in the Canary Islands…

Japan: Construction of 16.8MW Goto Floating Wind Farm to Start in September

Apr 27, 2022

Construction of the 16.8 megawatt Goto floating wind farm in Japan is expected to start in September 2022, with the commercial operations scheduler to begin in January 2024.A a sole bidder, the Japanese Goto Floating Wind Farm consortium, in June 2021…

Wison Offshore & Marine's Floating WInd Foundation Gets DNV Approval

Apr 26, 2022

DNV has presented Wison Offshore & Marine (WOM) with a Verification Letter for its 'w.semi' floating wind foundation. The Verification Letter demonstrates the technical feasibility and commercial readiness of the technology.Wison Offshore & Marine's 'w…

Swedish Floating Wind Tech Firm Sets Up Greek JV

Apr 11, 2022

Hexicon, a Swedish twin floating wind turbine technology company, has set up a joint venture 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…

Lamprell to Build NOV Floating Wind Platforms for Cerulean

Apr 11, 2022

Lamprell, a UAE-based company specializing in the construction of offshore energy facilities, has signed an agreement with NOV, to support its delivery of three 1 gigawatt (GW) offshore floating wind farms for Cerulean Winds, the UK-based floating…

Technip Energies Lands FEED Contract with Equinor for Floating Wind Project in S. Korea

Apr 04, 2022

Norwegian energy company Equinor has hired Technip Energies to carry out a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for the offshore floating wind Firefly project, located 70 kilometers offshore the East Coast of South Korea.The FEED contract covers the engineering…

Ocean Winds Orders Vestas Turbines for Floating Wind Pilot in France

Mar 31, 2022

Madrid-based Ocean Winds, a joint venture between EDPR and ENGIE, has ordered three Vestas wind turbines for its 30 MW Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating offshore wind pilot project it holds in partnership with the Banque des Territoires in France…

FID Reached for Floating Wind Project in France

Jan 27, 2022

Offshore wind energy developer Ocean Winds and the “Banque des territoires” as shareholders of the Eoliennes flottantes du golfe du Lion (EFGL) project, have reached the Final Investment Decision, committing to the construction of a floating wind project in France…

BBRG to Supply Mooring Lines for Gazelle Wind Power's Floating Wind Platform

Jan 25, 2022

Irish floating wind platform firm Gazelle Wind Power (Gazelle) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group (BBRG) to supply mooring lines for Gazelle’s dynamic mooring system. BBRG will serve as the supplier…

Ex-NYSERDA Principal Engineer Joins Floating Wind Specialist Hexicon

Jan 24, 2022

Hexicon, a Swedish twin floating wind turbine technology company, is working to expand its presence and pipeline in North America with the appointment of Adrienne Downey as Principal Engineer and Country Manager for the US and Canada, on February 1st…

Aker Offshore Wind 'Confident' Despite ScotWind Disappointment

Jan 20, 2022

Norway-based offshore wind developer Aker Offshore Wind said Thursday it remained committed to its strategy and to developing its international project portfolio despite the disappointing result in the ScotWind leasing round where the company did not secure any project licenses…

Hexicon's Celtic Sea Floating Wind Project Gets Marine License

Jan 14, 2022

Swedish floating wind tech firm Hexicon said Friday its Twin Hub stepping stone project had been awarded a marine license for the installation of an offshore floating wind demonstrator in the Celtic Sea.'Twin Hub floating demonstrator project in the Celtic Sea has now been awarded a marine licence…

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