Monday, September 27, 2021
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Floating Dreams: Portugal Bets on Pricey Offshore Wind Farms

By Catarina Demony and Miguel Pereira VIANA DO CASTELO, Portugal, Sept 27 (Reuters) – From a colossal wind farm floating amid choppy ocean waves to hundreds of solar panels on...

September 27, 2021
Total Views: 871

Monday, July 19, 2021
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Samsung Heavy Industries Eyes Entry in Renewables Market with Floating Wind Turbine Design

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has announced plans to enter the renewables market with the development of a large-scale floating wind turbine. The shipbuilder has received an Approval...

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 1997

Friday, July 16, 2021
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Shell, Iberdrola Bid to Build World’s Largest Floating Wind Farm

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Iberdrola SA’s ScottishPower unit are teaming up to bid to build what could be the world’s largest wind farms that float in the...

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 3413

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Island Offshore Walk-to-Work Vessel Wins Floating Wind Work in Norway

Island Offshore has announced a contract award from Equinor for a service operation vessel (SOV) for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm project in Norway. The contract will be served...

July 7, 2021
Total Views: 1612

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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Waves and Seaweed Challenge France’s Plans for Floating Wind

By Francois de Beaupuy and William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Floating wind energy projects could open up vast areas of the world’s oceans to produce carbon-free power. But developers must first solve...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 2458

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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Chevron Wades Into Offshore Wind for First Time

By Josh Saul and Kevin Crowley (Bloomberg) — Chevron Corp.’s venture capital arm and Moreld Ocean Wind agreed to invest in Ocergy Inc.’s development and commercialization of floating offshore wind turbines....

April 13, 2021
Total Views: 1376

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
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UK’s Crown Estate to Launch Large-Scale Floating Offshore Wind Leasing Round

LONDON, March 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s Crown Estate said on Wednesday it would start work on producing a new leasing round for commerical-scale floating wind power projects in the Celtic...

March 24, 2021
Total Views: 1140

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
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Shell Acquires Majority Stake in Celtic Sea Floating Wind Farm

By Laura Hurst (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc agreed to buy a 51% stake in an Irish project to develop a floating wind farm in the Celtic Sea. Simply Blue...

January 27, 2021
Total Views: 2334

Friday, June 5, 2020
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Maritime News

Wind Turbine Inventor Sees Unlimited Potential in Floating Wind Farms

By Will Mathis (Bloomberg) — The turbine inventor Henrik Stiesdal is small in the shadows of gigantic curves of steel, watching workers weld towers that will be rooted to the seabed....

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 97

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Maritime News

Floating Wind Gets a $22 Million Boost From Tokyo Gas

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) –Japanese natural gas company Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd has made a bet that the future of renewable power will be floating at sea. The more than...

May 27, 2020
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Maritime News

Floating Wind Farm Developer Seeks New Funding for Bigger Scale

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) –One of the most advanced developers of the growing floating wind farm business, Principle Power Inc., is seeking to raise as much as $25 million to...

January 22, 2020
Total Views: 49

Monday, January 6, 2020
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Maritime News

Floating Wind Farm Starts Generating Power Off Portugal

By William Mathi (Bloomberg) –A wind turbine floating off the coast in northern Portugal began transmitting electricity to the grid, a crucial step for a technology that could vastly increase...

January 6, 2020
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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Maritime News

French Floating Wind Firm Eolfi in Talks With Investors to Fund Expansion

By Francois de Beaupuy (Bloomberg) –French floating wind farm developer Eolfi SA is seeking new investors to fund the next stage of its expansion, people familiar with the matter said....

October 23, 2019
Total Views: 4

Friday, February 15, 2019
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Maritime News

South Korea to Explore Floating Offshore Wind Opportunities with Equinor

South Korea’s national oil company is teaming up with Norway’s Equinor to develop commercial floating offshore wind in South Korean waters as the Korean government looks to add more renewables...

February 15, 2019
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

United States’ First Floating Wind Farm Could Be Coming to Northern California

An offshore wind farm proposed for off the coast of Northern California could become the first in the United States to use floating wind turbines. On Tuesday, the Redwood Coast...

April 3, 2018
Total Views: 76

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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Maritime News

Oil and Gas Specialist Aker Solutions Invests in Offshore Floating Wind

Offshore oil and gas industry service provider Aker Solutions is expanding into the offshore floating wind market through an investment in Emeryville, California-based Principle Power Inc., maker of the WindFloat...

February 7, 2018
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Maritime News

World’s First Floating Wind Farm Opens Up Off Scotland

The first offshore wind farm to use floating wind turbines has started producing power for the Scottish energy grid in what could be the start of offshore wind’s push into...

October 18, 2017
Total Views: 44