"Floating Wind" News

Mainstream and Aker Offshore Wind Merger Completed

7 hours ago

The transaction to combine Mainstream Renewable Power and Aker Offshore Wind to form a renewable company with a 27 GW portfolio has closed. The deal was first announced on July 12.Aker Horizons entered into an agreement with Aker Mainstream Renewables…

Bombora Wraps Up Tank Testing of Floating Hybrid Energy Platform

11 hours ago

Wave energy converter developer Bombora Wave Power (Bombora) has completed tank testing of a floating foundation system suitable for the InSPIRE solution, where Bombora's mWave technology is combined with a wind turbine onto a single floating offshore platform…

Oceanographers Call for Study on Impact of Floating Wind on Shelf Seas Mixing and Marine Life

12 hours ago

While floating wind farms are seen as the next big thing in the renewable energy industry as they can be installed further from shore where the winds are stronger, oceanographers from the UK's Bangor University are calling for new research to…

HydrogenOne Invests in Thermoplastic Composite Pipe Maker Strohm

Aug 12, 2022

HydrogenOne Capital Growth, dubbed the first LSE-listed investment fund dedicated to clean hydrogen, has agreed to invest £8.4m (EUR 10m) in Strohm, a company manufacturing Thermoplastic Composite Pipes (TCP) for offshore energy applications…

Eidesvik Offshore to Manage DEME's Viking Neptun Construction Vessel

Aug 11, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore will manage the construction support vessel Viking Neptun it recently agreed to sell to DEME.The company has now signed a two-year ship management agreement with DEME under which Eidesvik will provide full technical management…

US Stays the Course Toward Offshore Wind Targets

Aug 04, 2022

The events of the last month have shown that, despite some negative factors, the impetus to continue to grow the U.S. offshore wind segment has lost little steam. The foundations are firmly in place to support the deployment of 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030 and 110 GW by 2050…

TotalEnergies Hails French Floating Pre-Selection

Aug 04, 2022

A consortium of TotalEnergies, Corio Generation and Qair has been pre-selected by the French Directorate General for Energy and Climate (DGEC) to participate in a competitive tender to develop two floating windfarms in the Mediterranean Sea…

UK's First Wind Powered Platform Agreement

Aug 03, 2022

Cerulean Winds and Ping Petroleum UK have agreed to create one of the UK’s first offshore oil and gas facilities powered mainly by offshore wind. Under the agreement signed in a meeting hosted by Secretary of State, Kwasi Kwarteng, the production facility at Ping Petroleum’s Avalon site…

Wood to Deliver Design for Salamander Floating Wind Project in Scotland

Aug 02, 2022

Engineering firm Wood said it has been awarded the Principal Designer and Pre-FEED scope for Salamander, the 100MW floating wind farm development located 35km off Peterhead in the East Coast of Scotland.The Salamander project, a joint venture between Simply Blue Group…

X1 Wind's Floater Concept Ready for Testing

Aug 02, 2022

Technology developer X1 Wind said it has laid its dynamic cable clearing way for final installation of its fully functional floating wind prototype at the PLOCAN Test Site, in the Canary Islands.Having installed the modular concrete gravity anchoring system last spring…

Financing and Bankability of Offshore Wind Vessels

Jul 27, 2022

In our first article we highlighted some of the key contractual considerations facing shipowners looking to construct and charter offshore wind vessels. In this article we explore some of the considerations concerning the financing and bankability of offshore wind vessels…

Floating Wind: DemoSATH Floater Launched in Spain (VIDEO)

Jul 20, 2022

Spanish offshore engineering firm Saitec Offshore Technologies and renewables giant RWE on Wednesday marked the completion and the launching operation of their DemoSATH floating wind unit. SATH Technology is based on a concrete platform concept with a plug-and-play Single Point Mooring…

UK Gov't Gives Green Light for Six Offshore Wind Projects

Jul 20, 2022

The UK government on Tuesday gave green light for six fixed offshore wind projects, with the potential to generate renewable electricity for more than 7 million households.The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy gave…

Bombora Making Progress with 'World’s Most Powerful' Wave Energy Converter

Jul 19, 2022

Bombora Wave Power said this week it was entering the final test and assembly phase of the 1.5MW Pembrokeshire Demonstration Project, as it prepares to validate what it says is the world’s most powerful Wave Energy Converter.'Rigorous testing…

Technip Energies, X1 Wind, Partners to Deliver Important Floating Wind Project

Jul 18, 2022

The European Commission has chosen Technip Energies, X1 Wind, and a consortium of ten international entities, to deliver the NextFloat project, a program aimed at accelerating industrial-scale floating wind.NextFloat project's main objectives are to demonstrate a competitive…

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