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Equinor, EWP to Cooperate on South Korean Offshore Wind Projects

Nov 17, 2021

Norway's Equinor said on Wednesday it has signed an agreement with Korean East-West Power (EWP) to cooperate on offshore wind projects in South Korea.The memorandum of understanding with state-owned EWP covers wind turbine projects with a capacity of 3 gigawatts (GW)…

Japan's Marubeni Eyes Floating Wind, Green Hydrogen Projects in Scotland

Nov 10, 2021

Japanese company Marubeni Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Scottish Enterprise on collaboration for the decarbonization of Scotland including floating offshore wind and green hydrogen businesses.The Scottish Government…

China's MingYang to Deliver 11MW Wind Turbine for European Floating Wind Project

Oct 29, 2021

Chinese offshore wind turbine maker MingYang has secured an order to supply its 11MW offshore wind turbine for a floating wind project in Europe.The company said Friday the order was related to an offshore floating wind power pilot project in…

Offshore Wind: Xodus Names Country Manager, Sets Up Shop in Japan

Oct 11, 2021

Xodus, a UK-based energy sector consultancy, has engaged a country manager and opened its first Asian office in Japan, eyeing work in the country's growing offshore wind industry.'Having previously delivered a range of projects in Japan, Xodus…

Mooring Solutions Firm Acquires New Facility, Plans Floating Wind Shift

Sep 10, 2021

Mooring solutions company Mooreast Asia has acquired an upgraded water-front facility in Singapore that will more than double its capacity.The company said the move was part of its plan to shift towards offshore renewable energy, particularly floating wind farms…

Kansai Electric, RWE Studying Floating Wind Project in Japan

Aug 23, 2021

Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Co Inc and German utility RWE have agreed to jointly study the feasibility of a large-scale floating wind project off the Japanese coast, the companies said on Monday.Japan's offshore power market is expected…

Floating Wind: TotalEnergies, GIG Get EBL in South Korea

Aug 16, 2021

TotalEnergies nad Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and have recently secured an electricity business license (EBL) for their floating offshore wind project located off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea.This is the first floating offshore…

Aker Offshore Wind, Mainstream to Acquire Stake in Japanese 800MW Floating Wind Project

Aug 12, 2021

Norway's Aker Offshore Wind said Thursday it has, with its partner Mainstream Renewable Power, been selected as the preferred bidder to acquire an initial 50 percent stake in Progression Energy’s 800MW floating offshore wind project in Japan…

South Korean Shipbuilder Eyes Floating Wind Opportunities

Jul 20, 2021

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries is joining the offshore wind industry through the development of an independent offshore wind floater model able to operate in extreme marine environments.The company said Monday it had received Approval in Principle (AiP) for its 9…

BW Ideol Enters Floating Wind Partnership with Japanese Refiner Eneos

Jul 07, 2021

Oslo-listed floating wind tech developer BW Ideol has signed a deal with Japan's largest oil refiner Eneos to develop a site-specificcommercial-scale floating offshore wind farm off Japan.The floating wind farm would be based on BW Ideol's patented Damping Pool technology…

Odfjell’s WindGrid Floating Wind System Passes Milestone, Aims to Help O&G cut Emissions

Jun 21, 2021

DNV completed a concept verification review of Odfjell Oceanwind’s WindGrid (WindGrid) system for Mobile Offshore Wind Units (MOWUs). DNV’s review confirms the technical feasibility of the WindGrid system, and that expected reductions in CO2…

Data & Design: The Twin Approach to Solving Subsea Cable Failure

Jun 10, 2021

In past decades, the UK has established itself as an underwater technology pioneer with 40% of the global market share. The North Sea oil and gas sector has fueled a great deal of this innovation to date. Still, as the energy transition accelerates…

Petronas Dismisses Reports on 'Exploratory Talks' with Ocean Wind as False

May 10, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas has dismissed reports of the company's involvement in talks with Hong Kong-based offshore wind company Ocean Wind International Industrial Limited as false.'Petronas refers to news reports that have emerged…

Floating Offshore Wind: The Next Big Thing for Asia Pacific?

Feb 23, 2021

Floating offshore wind, despite the currently low installed capacity, could be the next frontier in wind power development in the Asia Pacific with almost limitless potential, says Wood Mackenzie, adding the total investment in the sector could be worth US$58 billion…

Vertical Axis Floating Wind Turbine Developer Granted Japanese patent

Feb 16, 2021

SeaTwirl, a Swedish company developing vertical-axis floating wind turbines, has said that it has been granted a patent by the Japanese Patent Office for its divisible wind turbine. According to the company, the patent protects a solution where…

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