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Wind-Powered Offshore Drilling Rigs in Canada: Saitec, WESI Get Gov't Funding

May 11, 2021

The Government of Canada has approved funding for Waterford Energy Services Inc. (WESI) and Saitec Offshore's project designed to power offshore drilling rigs using a plug-and-play renewable energy solution.The funding program aimed to support…

Iberdrola Looking to Spend $1.2 B on 'Industrial-scale' Floating Wind Farm

Feb 16, 2021

Energy group Iberdrola plans to spend more than 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on an industrial-scale floating wind power farm off the Spanish coast if it secures help from a fund that seeks to lift Europe out of a coronavirus recession.The…

SATH Floating Wind Concept Gets EC Funding Infusion

Nov 25, 2020

Saitec Engineering won $2.9m funding by the European Commission 'Blue Economy Window' call, funding that will help to further develop its Offshore Floating Wind energy concept.Funding for the SATHScale project will allow to address the challenge…

Ferrovial to Build DemoSATH Floating Wind Platform

Oct 29, 2020

Saitec Offshore Technologies, in cooperation with RWE Renewables, has announced the imminent start of the construction of its SATH floating platform for offshore wind turbines as part of its DemoSATH project.The construction contract has been awarded to Ferrovial…

PHOTO: Saitec's BlueSATH Floating Wind Platform Installed in Spain

Aug 11, 2020

Saitec Offshore Technologies' BlueSATH floating wind platform has been installed and commissioned in its final deployment site in El Abra del Sardinero, Santander, Spain. The BlueSATH was towed from Astander's Dock Pontejos towards its destination 800 meters away off the Cantabrian coast…

Worley Wraps Design Assessment for Saitec's Floating Wind Turbine Tech

Jul 20, 2020

Engineering services Worley has recently completed the accessibility design assessment for Saitec Offshore Technologies’ ‘DemoSATH’ floating wind turbine, which will be deployed off the Basque Coast in northern Spain.DemoSATH is a 2 MW turbine…

Saitec to Install Bird Monitoring System at BlueSATH

Jul 14, 2020

Floating wind turbine developer Saitec Offshore Technologies is installing bird monitoring collision risk reduction system at its BlueSATH testing project, Saitec's first offshore wind deployment in Spain.BlueSATH testing project will take place…

Saitec, BiMEP to Test Floating Wind Foundation Off Spain

Jun 12, 2020

Saitec Offshore Technologies and the open sea test site Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP) have signed a contract to install Saitec's floating wind foundation off the coast of the Bilbao area in the North of Spain as part of the project named DemoSATH…

Innovation Pushes Floating Wind Farm Mkt

Mar 12, 2020

RWE Renewables (RWE) recently partnered with Spanish engineering firm Saitec Offshore Technologies (Saitec) to develop a floating platform for offshore wind turbines.In a joint pilot project called “DemoSATH”, the RWE and Saitec will start testing…

RWE, Saitec Testing Floating Platform for OWF

Feb 24, 2020

RWE Renewables and Saitec Offshore Technologies will jointly start testing a floating platform for wind turbines off the Basque coast in 2021 as part of the project called 'DemoSATH,' aimed at reducing floating wind development cost.According to the joint statement…

Saitec Installs Prototype BlueSATH

Nov 28, 2019

Spanish engineering company Saitec it will deploy its first medium-scale offshore wind prototype, called BlueSATH, near Santander, Spain, in the first quarter of 2020.The project is scheduled to go online during the first quarter of 2020 in the open sea waters…

A Future for Floating Wind

Jul 01, 2019

With more demonstrators in the water, more substantial players are taking interest in floating offshore wind.For some time, floating offshore wind has been something of a niche, but now full-scale demonstrators are in the works, and bigger players – including oil and gas companies – are taking note…

The future floats

Jul 01, 2017

Elaine Maslin surveys a variety of floating offshore wind projects due onstream in the near future. Statoil’s Hywind project.  Image from Statoil. This year, floating offshore…

Will it float?

Jul 01, 2016

Floating offshore wind projects are gaining momentum in Europe and elsewhere, including Japan. But, the concepts on offer still vary. Elaine Maslin reports. Hywind schematic. Images from Statoil…

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