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RWE, Bourbon to Jointly Bid for French Floating Wind Projects

Jun 27, 2022

Renewable energy company RWE Renewables France and offshore vessel services provider Bourbon Subsea Services have agreed to jointly bid for the Mediterranean floating offshore wind auction.The two companies have applied to be selected as eligible bidder for the A06 tender…

CTO in Focus: Henrik Stiesdal, Wind Power Pioneer

Jun 13, 2022

Wind power pioneer Henrik Stiesdal built his first wind turbine in 1978. It was one of Denmark’s first step towards becoming a wind energy powerhouse, with Stiesdal regularly at the helm. He’s now got wider climate initiatives in his sights…

Offshore Renewable Energy: A Port Puzzle for Floating Offshore Wind

Dec 08, 2021

After being very much on the margins of the offshore wind industry, floating offshore wind now appears to be ready to hit the mainstream. With gigawatt scale developments already on the horizon, what will the infrastructure needed to build and support them look like…

Study: Scotland Could Become Leader in Construction of Concrete Foundations for Floating Wind Farms

Dec 07, 2021

Scotland could become a world leader in producing low-carbon concrete foundations for floating offshore wind farms, a study funded by renewable energy giant RWE has found.According to RWE, the study identified potential business opportunities…

Floating Wind Tech: TetraSpar Demonstrator Starts Operation Off Norway

Dec 01, 2021

TetraSpar Demonstrator, dubbed the world’s first fully industrialized floating offshore wind foundation, has been officially commissioned and is now in operation off the coast of Norway.The floating wind foundation, fitted with an offshore wind…

Digitalization: Designing with a Digital Twin

Oct 20, 2021

According to Oil & Gas UK’s latest Tech Insights report, data and digital solutions are finally becoming an integral part of the asset lifecycle. One of the largest areas where they’re applied is facilities management, but what about the design phase…

Solstad Offshore Installs Subsea Cable for TetraSpar Floater

Sep 16, 2021

Solstad Offshore said Thursday its Far Sapphire vessel has completed the installation of the inter-array cable for the TetraSpar floating wind turbine in Norway.The TetraSpar floating foundation, fitted with an offshore wind turbine, was recently…

VIDEO: Installation of Innovative Floating Wind Turbine Foundation - TetraSpar

Sep 15, 2021

Offshore vessel operator and installation services firm Bourbon Subsea Services has recently completed the installation of the 3.6 MW TetraSpar floating wind turbine prototype at a test site in Norway.The TetraSpar Demo project is developed by Stiesdal Offshore Technology…

RWE, NTE, Havfram to Bid for Floating Wind Rights in Norway

Sep 10, 2021

Renewable energy firms RWE and NTE, and offshore services company Havfram, have signed a deal to jointly participate Norwegian government’s tender for floating offshore wind energy, which will begin later this year. By 2030, Norway, one of Europe's largest oil and gas producers…

TetraSpar Floating Wind Demonstrator Reaches Test Site in Norway

Jul 30, 2021

The TetraSpar floating wind foundation, developed by Stiesdal Offshore Technology, has arrived at the Marine Energy Test Centre, near Stavanger, southeast Norway. The foundations have been fitted with a 3.6MW wind turbine.The news was shared…

Shell, RWE Hire Akselos to Build Digital Model of TetraSpar Floating Wind Foundation

Jun 28, 2021

Shell and RWE have hired Akselos to model the TetraSpar floating wind foundation demonstrator, which will be installed offshore Norway later this year.Akselos said it would use Integra, 'the world’s most powerful structural simulation software…

Bourbon to Install TetraSpar Floating Wind Turbine Offshore Norway

Mar 23, 2021

Offshore vessel operator Bourbon Subsea Services has won a contract with TetraSpar Demonstrator ApS, to manage the transportation and installation of the 3,6 MW Floating Wind Turbine prototype, off Norway.'This new turnkey stage includes project management…

Welcon to Build World's First TetraSpar Foundation

Feb 17, 2019

Denmark’s Welcon has received the order to produce the first TetraSpar floating offshore foundation for a consortium comprising Shell, Innogy and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies.We are very proud to be involved in this exciting project, which…

New Research to Strengthen Design of Floating Wind Turbines

Oct 29, 2018

Researchers from Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Danish Innovation Fond are, in collaboration with leading companies, optimizing the design of the floaters, which makes it possible to place offshore wind turbines on deep waters.Offshore…

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