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 floating wind turbine foundation. Aker Solutions has an extensive track record in developing offshore oil and gas fields, with particular capabilities in floating … [Read more...]

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 deeper and more favorable waters for renewable energy production. Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, was officially opened Wednesday by the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola … [Read more...]